A&S in the News

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 »

A&S in the News- March 12-18, 2016

Getting Multiple Tattoos Can Boost Immunity, Prevent Common Cold- Study Health Line – March 12 Tattoo designs not only make a fashion statement, they could have a major health benefit. The tattoos may confer protection against common cold by strengthening your immune system. That’s what suggested by researchers from the University of Alabama (UA), United… 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 »

A&S in the News- February 20-26, 2016

Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre’s spring concert this week Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 23 The Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre’s spring concert will be Wednesday through Saturday in the Morgan Hall Auditorium on the University of Alabama campus.  The group is a pre-professional dance company composed of dance students at UA, performing works choreographed by faculty members… Read more »

A&S in the News- March 5-11, 2016

One runoff, two candidates, $500,000 tab Al.com – March 5 When Tuesday’s primary election ended, the hard part was just starting for Matthew Brown and Jackie Zeigler. They’re in a runoff for the District 1 state Board of Education seat. While challenger Zeigler captured the most votes in the four-candidate field, it wasn’t a majority…. Read more »

A&S in the News- February 27- March 4, 2016

The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight Associated Press – Feb. 27 Democrats have control of just one governor’s mansion, one Senate seat and no legislative chambers from the Carolinas westward to Texas. That stretch includes five states voting in the Super Tuesday contests, a delegate-rich day that will put the South in… Read more »

A&S in the News- February 6-12, 2016

UA researchers study rainforest recovery Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 7 A pair of researchers at the University of Alabama is among the co-authors of a paper in the latest edition of the journal “Nature” about the rate at which forests in Central and South America regrow after being cut down. Eben Broadbent and Angelica Almeyda… Read more »