Evolution Conference Issues Call for Proposals

The Southeastern Evolutionary Perspectives Society is seeking proposals for papers, posters, workshops, performances, and creative activities to be presented at the inaugural meeting February 12-14, 2016. The conference will be held at The University of Alabama, and is open to evolution researchers and scholars at all levels. It will integrate natural science, social science, humanities, and applied evolutionary perspectives […]

‘Cast Party’ Arty Party

From the April 2015 Desktop News | All-inclusive Caribbean getaways; collectibles autographed by Nick Saban and former Crimson Tide football starters; and priceless memorabilia from New York City’s famed Tavern on the Green restaurant are just a few of the one-of-a-kind items that will be auctioned at the 11th annual Arty Party fundraiser hosted by […]

Arizumi Named Director of National Association

From the April 2015 Desktop News | Dr. Koji Arizumi, director of UA’s Critical Languages Center in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics and an instructor of Japanese language and literature, has been named executive director of the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs. As director, Arizumi will manage operations and promote the activities […]

‘42nd Street’ Goes to Mobile

From the April 2015 Desktop News | The Department of Theatre and Dance staged a performance of the award-winning musical “42nd Street” to a nearly sold-out house at the Mobile Civic Center on April 9. Performances are also being held in Tuscaloosa at the Marian Gallaway Theatre April 14-19. Some 60 UA students and faculty […]

College Establishes New Academic Minors

From the April 2015 Desktop News | Two interdisciplinary minors focused on burgeoning academic fields have been created and can be pursued by students beginning in fall 2015. The first, cybercrime, will combine classes on the technical aspects of thwarting cyber attacks and processing digital forensic evidence with classes on understanding criminal motivations. The second, […]

Halls Donate $1.5 Million Art Collection

From the April 2015 Desktop News | A selection of contemporary fine art prints from the William and Sara Hall Collection will be on display at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center April 10-June 10. The Halls donated the $1.5 million collection to UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, […]

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 […]

2015 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference

Posters filled the Bryant Conference Center on Tuesday as students across campus presented their research at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference. More than 700 students participated in the eighth annual conference. Oral and poster presentations were held throughout the day. Judges reviewed the posters and awards were given to the top presentations in each department. “I […]

Honors Day 2015

Please join us as we recognize and celebrate the many achievements our students have made this year. Congratulations to the following honorees: College-wide Awards Dean’s Award of Merit Distinguished Undergraduate Scholars Woodrow Alvin Davis Family Student Athlete Award Winner Outstanding Sophomores (Fall 2014) Outstanding Sophomores (Spring 2015) Outstanding Juniors (Fall 2014) Outstanding Juniors (Spring 2015) Individual Department Awards […]

Honors Week 2015

Please join us as we recognize and celebrate the many achievements our students have made this year. During Honors Week 2015, the College of Arts and Sciences will host the following ceremonies honoring undergraduate and graduate students: Graduate Student Convocation Monday, March 30 at 4:00 pm Moody Recital Hall Refreshments will be served in the lobby immediately following the event […]