A&S in the News

A&S in the News- May 21-27, 2016

Learning English can bring academic success Tuscaloosa News – May 22 For some students, walking into a classroom for the first time is also the first time they are brought into American culture. Six years ago, Danica Gutierrez left Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with her family to come to the United States. She neither spoke nor… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 14-20, 2016

University of Alabama interim course looks at fantasy author Terry Pratchett Tuscaloosa News – May 14 Classics of fantasy — Heinlein, Tolkien, Herbert and the like — rest on Andrea Barton’s shelves. They’ve been read. Terry Pratchett’s books sprawl all over the kitchen, the bathroom, by the bed, everywhere. Those have been read, are being… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 7-13, 2016

Scientists cite evidence that mosasaurs were warm-blooded Phys.org – May 9 Mosasaurs – an extinct group of aquatic reptiles that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period – possibly were “endotherms,” or warm-blooded creatures, a paper co-written by a University of Alabama professor suggests. Dr. Alberto Perez-Huerta’s paper on endothermic mosasaurs— co-written with now-graduated doctoral student… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 30-May 6, 2016

Holocaust discussed at Capitol Montgomery Advertiser – May 3 Gov. Robert Bentley has regularly attended the annual Holocaust remembrance program at the Capitol, but he put in a plug Tuesday for St. James students to visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. … Jacobs, a professor at the University of Alabama delivered the… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 23-29, 2016

Putting crime on the map St. Joseph (Missouri) News-Press – April 23 Students learned how to put crime on the map Friday at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Steven Ericson from The University of Alabama shared his expertise on the use of geography in crime research as part of Western’s Interdisciplinary Nature of Geography Speaker… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 16-22, 2016

University of Alabama’s 19th Century History C-Span 3 – American History TV – April 17 Professor Rachel Stephens gave a tour of the University of Alabama’s campus and showed some of the few remaining buildings that survived the Civil War. She talked about the university’s origins in the 1830s, and how it was rebuilt after… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 9-15, 2016

Capstone Song Initiative promotes UA composers Crimson White – April 10 WHAT: Capstone Song Initiative. The audience will hear works performed by UA students, faculty and guest artists … The audience will also be able to appreciate “works for the intimate space of the recital hall,” said David Tayloe, assistant professor of voice in the School… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 2-8, 2016

Study details Brazilians’ lack of desire for children, marriage Phys.org – April 4 Fewer men and women in Brazil value marriage and having offspring when selecting a mate, according to a University of Alabama psychologist. Instead, financial prospects, appearance and social status rank higher, according a study led by Dr. Andre Souza, UA assistant professor… Read more »

A&S in the News- March 26-April 1, 2016

Tuscaloosa City school teachers can apply to art program Tuscaloosa News – March 29 Teachers working in the Tuscaloosa City school system have an opportunity to expose their students to expose their students to the finer points of art through a partnership with the University of Alabama. Applications will be taken for teachers to be… Read more »

A&S in the News- March 19-25, 2016

UA’s ties with Cuba NBC 13 (Birmingham) – March 21 President Barack Obama is the first U.S. President to set foot on Cuban soil in 88 years. These are exciting times across the United Staes and Cuba, and you may be surprised to know that Alabama and Havana have already forged deep ties. Steven Miller… Read more »