Videos About the College of Arts and Sciences


This Is How College Is Meant to Be

Find out what it means to be part of the University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences; watch “This Is How College Is Meant to Be.”

The Impact of a Liberal Arts Education

Hear Dean Robert Olin discuss the College’s economic impact on the state of Alabama, and watch successful A&S alumni express how their education and experiences in the liberal arts shaped their lives. For more information on College of Arts and Sciences alumni, visit

Academic Department and Program Videos

American Studies


Art and Art History

Biological Sciences

Blount Scholars Program

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Communicative Disorders


Experiential Learning

Gender and Race Studies


Geological Sciences

Modern Languages and Classics


New College


Physics and Astronomy


Religious Studies

Videos from #AllAboutA&S

Want to learn more about what goes on in our departments? Check out these videos from our 2015–2016 social media campaign:

Anthropology: Why Did You Choose to Study Anthropology?

Art and Art History: Digital Media in the Art Department

History: Colonial Latin America

History: Handmade Nation

History: History of Games

Religious Studies: Why Study Religion?

School of Music: Piano Class

School of Music: Spotlight on “Young Frankenstein”

New College: Game Lab

Psychology: Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Beverly Thorn

Theatre and Dance: Sidewalk Chalk

News, Profiles & More

Paul R. Jones K-12 Fellows 

The Jones Fellows program provides an opportunity for public school teachers to develop innovative curricula inspired by the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Learn more at

Speaking Evolution

Internationally known scientists and University of Alabama faculty explain evolution’s foundational importance to biological sciences, and discuss why it’s important for scientists, teachers, and the public to communicate clearly about evolutionary science. For more evolution-related videos, visit

Parker Adams Living-Learning Center

Find out how the Parker Adams Freshman Year Experience fuses academic advising, common coursework, and a supportive residential community to give first year students a solid start to their undergraduate degree. Learn more at

New Home for Opera Theatre Program

Opera theatre students and program director Dr. Paul Houghtaling talk about opportunities created by the new performance space in Bryant-Jordan Hall — the program’s first dedicated rehearsal/performance facility — and some of the challenges posed by the opening performance, “The Consul.”

Bama On Broadway — March 2013

Students in the College’s theatre program prepare for an annual showcase in New York City. Attended by agents and casting directors, Bama on Broadway is a potentially career-making opportunity for student actors.

Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama — 2008

The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama is one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of 20th century African-American art in the world. In this video, Paul R. Jones discusses how he was inspired to begin collecting art and why he gave his collection to the University.

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