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UA Ascends in Best Delegate Model UN World Division Rankings
The University of Alabama’s Model UN team ascended to No. 15 in the 2020-2021 North American College Model U.N. World Division rankings after earning the Outstanding Large Delegation at the HallMUN virtual Model UN conference in November.
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A&S in the News: May 2-8, 2021
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A&S in the News: January 1-6, 2018
Realizing the Dream Mary Mary and Danny Glover to appear in “Realizing the Dream” events at UA: Fox 6 (Birmingham) – Jan. 3 Tickets go on sale Wednesday for the 2018 Realizing the Dream events in Tuscaloosa, which will feature Gospel recording duo Mary Mary and actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover … The events are hosted by The University of Alabama, Stillman College, Shelton State Community College and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. NBC 12 (Montgomery) – Jan. 3 ABC […]
14 Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards
From the May 2015 Desktop News | A record 14 University of Alabama graduates have won Fulbright awards for 2015-2016. All are alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences. Thirteen UA graduates won awards as teaching assistants to conduct research and teach abroad, and one UA graduate received a Fulbright research award. The highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individual research projects and for English teaching assistantships. More than 11,000 applicants compete for approximately 1,500 awards […]
International Relations Club Recognized
From the February 2015 Desktop News | The Alabama International Relations Club at UA was recently named the Most Outstanding Large Delegation at the Harvard National Model United Nations-Latin America conference in Lima, Peru, the premier conference in South America. A group of 10 UA students traveled to the weeklong event, where they debated international politics and discussed solutions to critical global issues with some 500 students from universities around the world. The club received the Most Outstanding Large Delegation award […]
New Book Recognized for Unconventional Approach
From the 2014 Celebrating Excellence | When Assistant Professor of Political Science Daniel Levine received his first copy of Recovering International Relations, a book he’d worked on for years, he couldn’t quite believe it. Merely having it in his hands – a book fueled by his former dream of working in Israeli politics and by his experiences living in Israel – satisfied him. And then the awards came. In June, Levine won the 2013 Sussex International Theory Prize, an award […]
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Student Club Hosts Model U.N.
From the March 2014 Desktop News | With the help of UA students, some 125 high school students got a glimpse of global politics in the United Nations when they came to campus to participate in the sixth annual Alabama Model United Nations Conference, one of the largest conferences of its kind in the Southeast. The Alabama International Relations Club, an academic organization comprised of undergraduate and graduate students interested in global issues, hosted the high school students from […]
Student Exploring Diplomacy in Croatia
From the February 2014 Desktop News | Two College of Arts and Sciences students were recently named UA Away scholars by UA’s Division of Student Affairs. As UA Away scholars, the students received scholarships to study and receive on-the-job training abroad. Anna Woods, a senior majoring in French, is currently spending the semester in Croatia, where she is exploring a career in international diplomacy. Woods is taking international relations courses from former diplomats at Dubrovnik International University, a school with only […]