A&S Ambassadors Give Back to Tuscaloosa

From the March 2021 Desktop News | The College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors have always had a strong community, regularly doing service projects together on top of their duties of meeting with prospective students, donors, and more. When the pandemic hit, the inability to gather in a large group brought some of their normal […]

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History Graduate Student Participates in White House Historical Association Internship

From the March 2021 Desktop News | Thanks to a partnership between the White House Historical Association and UA’s Department of History, graduate student Jessica Brodt spent her summer as a virtual WHHA intern, where she contributed to the Association’s mission of preserving and sharing the history of the White House. The WHHA was established […]

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UA Professor Elected Trustee of Shakespeare Association of America

From the March 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Michelle Dowd, the Hudson Strode Professor of English at UA, was recently elected a trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America (or SAA), one of the largest professional organizations in early modern literary studies. The organization, which was founded in 1972, serves scholars from around the world, […]

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UA Alumna Selected as NEA Creative Writing Fellow

From the March 2021 Desktop News | After learning to read, Dr. Jacqueline Trimble’s first impulse was to write, so at the age of six, she wrote her first piece of work: a one-paragraph autobiography. Though she talks fondly of the memory now, her accomplishments assure she has much more to add. Trimble, who earned […]

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UA Anthropologist’s Film Featured in Prestigious International Festival

From the March 2021 Desktop News | When anthropologist Dr. Kathryn Oths released her film, The Last Bonesetter, in 2018, she was excited that it would reach students and researchers across the globe interested in studying traditional medical communities in Latin America. Now, the film will show at the prestigious Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Film […]

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