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A&S in the News: December 16-January 5

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the music therapy program, a new advanced dance degree, research on John Stuart Mill, and more. […]

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Freedom on the Move

Dr. Joshua Rothman, UA historian, is part of an effort to complete a comprehensive database containing every runaway slave advertisement in American newspapers prior to the Civil War. The digital humanities project began about five years ago at Cornell University and is a partnership with UA and the universities of Kentucky and New Orleans. […]

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A&S in the News: December 9-15, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for holiday events, performances in the School of Music, graduation ceremonies, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 2-8, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for performances in the School of Music, research on climate change, holiday events, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: November 4-10, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Capstone Horn Quartet, research on mass shootings, the mid-term elections, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: September 23-29, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Hispanic Latino Heritage Month, research on the Ten Commandments, performances in the School of Music, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: August 12-18, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Million Dollar Band’s fall camp, research on a the political impact of the alt-right, a telescopic viewing of planets, and more. […]

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Michael Ward

­­­­­ As the director of east Oregon’s Umatilla Basin Watershed Council, alumnus Michael Ward is helping to preserve salmon species across the Pacific Northwest, and in the process he won the 2017 Water Resources Conservation Award for his work. Steelhead salmon, one of the species Ward works to protect, relies on access to mountain streams […]

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A&S in the News: June 10-16, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Miss Alabama pageant, a new White House app, SummerTide Theatre, and more. […]

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Summer Reading List 2018

What are you reading this summer? Here are seven books by A&S faculty, plus the latest by distinguished scientist and UA alumnus Dr. Edward O. Wilson: Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era By Barbara Brickman (New College, bjbrickman@nc.ua.edu) Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era examines one of the […]

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