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Summer Reading List 2022

Reading is proven to reduce stress and increase relaxation. As you relax during the summer months, enjoy these books written by seven A&S faculty from several departments: The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America By Joshua Rothman (History, jrothman@ua.edu) Award-winning historian Dr. Joshua Rothman outlined, “When Americans imagine the slave trade, they typically think about the transatlantic trade that brought enslaved Africans to the Americas. But the trade in enslaved people within the boundaries of the […]

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German Language Bringing Extra Benefits to Engineers

Engineering student with a Mercedes-Benz

From the March 2016 Desktop News | When Rebecca Dietz came to The University of Alabama in 2014, she knew Spanish—not German. But she knows it now, or at least she better, because in September, she and one of her peers are traveling 4,800 miles to the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in Germany to study automotive engineering—in German. “Typically German companies, including Mercedes-Benz, send German engineers over to the States to solve critical problems,” said Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian, a professor in the […]

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German Professor Receives State Awards

From the July 2014 Desktop News | Dr. Rasma Lazda, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, received two statewide teaching awards this year. She received in February the Outstanding Post-Secondary Teacher Award from the Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers. She also received the award in 2003 and was selected from all foreign language teachers working in post-secondary education in Alabama. She also received this year the Dr. Barbara Fischer Education Award from the Alabama Germany […]

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