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Bridging the Gap

Growing up, Seth Panitch thought he would be a doctor like his father. He dreamed of going to medical school and was familiar with the apprenticeship-like process of residency that allows young professionals to apply their academic training in the real world. But when Panitch, now the director of UA’s acting programs, pursued theatre instead… Read more »

A&S in the News- February 13-19, 2016

Silvestri, Higgins & Cohen’s new musical The Countess of Storyville to premiere at University of Alabama Broadwayworld.com – Feb. 12 The University of Alabama Theatre & Dance just announced that — in association with Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan — it will present the world premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE. Astrachan states:… Read more »

UA Professor Helps Discover Theory in How Glaciers Influenced Land Formations

From the January 2016 Desktop News | Dr. Sarah Praskievicz, an assistant professor of geography at UA, recently used a forecasting model she co-developed to discover what the Oregon Coast Range might have looked like more than 25,000 years ago. Praskievicz originally designed the model while pursuing her doctorate at the University of Oregon in order… Read more »

Student Receives Killam Fellowship for Study in Canada

From the January 2016 Desktop News | Fulbright Canada has awarded Jordan Sandy, a senior majoring in English and economics, a Killam Fellowship to study at the University of British Columbia during the 2015–2016 academic year. The Killam Fellowships Program is a competitive program providing an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada… Read more »