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 […]

Local Food Lectures

Dr. Eric Holt-Giménez, executive director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy in Oakland, CA, will present two lectures on food insecurity and local food movements on March 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Lloyd Hall, room 123, on The University of Alabama campus. Holt-Giménez, who has served as executive director since 2006, […]

Investigating Climate Change

From the March 2015 Desktop News | Student Catherine King was one of only eight students nationwide selected to attend the United Nations international climate change conference in Lima, Peru, in December. King is a senior studying chemistry and chemical engineering at UA. Her role as a student delegate included interviewing world leaders and blogging […]

Japanese Delegation Visits UA

From the March 2015 Desktop News | A delegation selected by the Japanese government traveled to The University of Alabama on March 3 to discuss Japanese society, business, technology and culture in the second annual “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan” symposium. The goal of the symposium, led by Yasuo Saito, former Japanese Ambassador to […]

Music Therapy Professor Recognized

From the March 2015 Desktop News | Dr. Andrea Cevasco-Trotter, director of music therapy and associate professor in the School of Music, has been selected to receive one of the highest awards presented by the American Music Therapy Association. Cervasco-Trotter was recognized for making significant contributions to research in music therapy and for inspiring others through […]

Guy Caldwell Named Distinguished Professor

From the March 2015 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Guy Caldwell, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, a University Distinguished Research Professor. This title recognizes UA faculty who have achieved international accomplishments in their field and are recognized for their scholarly contributions and noteworthy academic service. […]

Summer/Fall 2015 Advising Begins

Ready, Set—Get Advised! The early signs of spring are just beginning to show, but it’s already time to start planning your schedule for fall 2015 and get advised. In the College of Arts and Sciences, advising happens different ways, depending on the student’s year and status: Freshman, new transfer, or undeclared? Sign up for A&S ADVISING […]

Noted Humanities Scholar Michael Bérubé to Lecture at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Dr. Michael Bérubé, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Pennsylvania State University, will present “The Value and Values of the Humanities” Feb. 26 as part of The University of Alabama’s Hidden Humanities lecture series. The lecture will be held at […]

Biologist to Discuss Evolution’s Impact on Medicine in UA Lecture

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Mike Antolin, a biologist, will present a lecture on the relationship between public health and evolution Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building Auditorium, room 127, on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture, “What Doctors Need to Know About Evolution,” is part of the 2014-2015 Alabama Lectures on […]

UA Students Inspired by Musician’s Visit Fuse Art and Music for Exhibit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama art students will exhibit works inspired by the music of renowned jazz composer and musician Anthony Braxton through Feb. 27 at UA gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “Anthony Braxton: Falling River Music Exhibition,” coincides with Braxton’s weeklong residency at UA Feb. 18-25. […]