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UA’s CRES Program Propels Noah Oladele to NYC Success 

Desktop News | October 2023 In August 2021, Noah Oladele embarked on a journey from Nigeria to the United States, where he pursued a master’s degree in composition, rhetoric and English studies (CRES) within the department of English at The University of Alabama.   On the memorable day of May 5th, 2023, Oladele eagerly joined his fellow graduates, awaiting the moment when his name would be called, marking the culmination of his two-year academic adventure at the University. With his certificate […]

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A&S Students’ Holiday Card Collaboration

Katie Nebbia and Katelyn Daniewicz, two exceptionally talented graphic design students at The University of Alabama, joined forces to create a holiday card that perfectly encapsulated their creative prowess and collaborative spirit.  Katie Nebbia, hailing from Buffalo, New York, is a BFA graphic design major with a lifelong passion for visual artistry.   Nebbia describes the start of her journey to graphic design as, “When I was younger, I would often staple pages together, creating little books out of them, and […]

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Ambassador Spotlight: Austyn West

Desktop News | March 2023 Austyn West, a student in the College of Arts and Science, is determined to make the most of his college experience despite the challenges he faced as a first-generation student. West has put himself through college with hard work and dedication, balancing his academic responsibilities with extracurricular activities. He is dedicated to taking advantage of all the opportunities college offers and hopes to encourage the same feeling in other students.   Initially, West found it challenging […]

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UA Study Seeks to Improve Miranda Right Comprehension for All

From the July 2018 Desktop News | Interacting with law enforcement has the potential to be stressful or frustrating for anyone. But for individuals with intellectual disabilities, these situations can be inordinately difficult. However, through a project funded by the Alabama Council of Intellectual Disabilities, psychology doctoral candidate Sydnee Erickson and associate professor of psychology Karen Salekin are trying to change that. Their goal? Learn how people with intellectual disabilities  understand their Miranda rights and create programs to bridge the comprehension gaps. […]

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