From the October 2020 Desktop News | Two Arts and Sciences researchers are working to study the future of West Alabama’s workforce through Worlds of Work, an event which helps eighth grade students in the area to explore different work fields, careers, and technical training programs through their schools. Dr. Joan Barth, a senior research social scientist in the Institute for Social Science Research, and Dr. Pamela Young, Director of Community Engagement and Economic Development, partnered with the West Alabama […]
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From the October 2015 Desktop News | Researchers in UA’s College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education were recently awarded a $1 million grant to develop “co-teaching” teams of public school teachers in the Tuscaloosa area. The grant is from the Math-Science Partnership through the United States Department of Education and Alabama Department of Education and provides for three years of professional development activities for the teachers. The first group, which includes teachers in the Tuscaloosa County School system, […]
The University of Alabama is taking a timely look at the history of race relations on campus with a symposium on student perceptions of race relations, featuring historical and contemporary perspectives Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Gorgas Library, room 205, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Speakers will detail student responses to questions of race dating back to the turbulent 1960s, when the University became an integrated campus. “The original purpose of the symposium was to better understand the progress we’ve made with race relations […]