Tag: opera theatre

A&S in the News: February 11-17, 2018

Opera Theatre Orchestra, opera team up for Valentine’s show: Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 12 As symbols of love, diamonds display facets. Like life, they derive from carbon, trapped under extreme heat and pressure, but once stabilized — metastabilized, in fact — to equilibrium, they’re among the toughest substances in the world … John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” also being performed in Monday night’s collaboration between the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and The University of Alabama Opera […]

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A&S in the News: December 17-31, 2017

Doug Jones After working hard for Senate seat, Jones may have to work harder to keep it: Decatur Daily – Dec. 18 Democrat Doug Jones’ honeymoon in the U.S. Senate will be a short one, with Alabama Republicans already gunning for the seat in 2020. Jones’ campaign is being credited with a massive get-out-the-vote campaign in his victory Tuesday over Republican Roy Moore. Now he faces a battle to keep the job and will have to play some smart politics in […]

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A&S in the News: December 3-9, 2017

Tide Talks University students share “revolutionary” ideas: Crimson White – Dec. 3 Tide Talks, an offshoot of the famed TED Talks, is a student organization on campus that allows current University students to share their expertise or experience on an idea that they are passionate about. While TED Talks believes in “ideas worth spreading,” Tide Talks takes that a step further, believing that “ideas are revolutionary.” Kellie Wells Kellie Wells not preoccupied with the ‘real’ in her fiction: South Bend Tribune (Indiana) […]

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A&S in the News: July 2-8, 2017

Saturday in the Park Saturday in the Park features river cane arrow-making: Tuscaloosa News – July 1 The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park continued its Saturday in the Park programs this weekend with river cane arrow-making with Greg Drowningbear. Saturday in the Park is a series of demonstrations and presentations related to Native Americans, archaeology, natural history, sustainable gardening and more. Many of the topics directly relate to the recently renovated exhibits in the Jones Archaeological Museum or the archaeology, […]

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Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Teaching

From the November 2015 Desktop News | Two professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, Drs. Paul Houghtaling and Timothy Snowden, received Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards from The University of Alabama’s National Alumni Association. These awards are the University’s highest honor recognizing excellence in teaching. Houghtaling is an associate professor of voice in UA’s School of Music and is the director of UA’s Opera Theatre. Under his leadership, UA’s Opera Theatre has gained national recognition as a training […]

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A&S Receives Top Honors

From the April 2015 Desktop News | Students and faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences won five of the eight Premier Awards given annually by the University. The awards are UA’s top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service. Jason Arterburn, senior, interdisciplinary studies in New College and economics Jason Arterburn was awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recognizing excellence of character and service to humanity. Arterburn has received the prestigious Harry S. Truman and David L. Boren […]

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