An exhibit featuring a series of photos taken in Cuba by Chip Cooper, faculty member and artist-in-residence at The University of Alabama’s Honors College, and Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa will be on display starting June 4 at the Massimiliano Massimo Institute in Rome in an exhibit titled “ Campesinos.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican.
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UA Faculty Member, Collaborator to Display Photographs of Cuban Farmers in Rome for Vatican Celebration
The University of Alabama’s Honors College, in partnership with the Do Good Fund, will host an opening reception for the exhibition “Eternal Moments: Photographs of the South” Friday, May 15, in Marion, as part of the 57 Miles Initiative.
Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking, unusual and challenging classes during UA’s May Interim session through Friday, May 22. Classes range from the “Scientific Glassblowing” to “Knitting and History.”
Dr. Trudier Harris, professor of English at The University of Alabama, has been named a University Distinguished Research Professor by the UA Board of Trustees.
Dr. Burcu Keskin, an associate professor at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, has been named a Top 40 Under 40 Professor by Poets & Quants.
Dr. William “Bill” Taylor, who led cooperative education efforts at The University of Alabama for nearly 20 years, is receiving national recognition for his career in cooperative education by the American Society of Engineering Education, or ASEE.
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That maxim comes from Spanish writer and philosopher George Santayana, but that idea would fit right in with Dr. John F. Beeler, professor of history at The University of Alabama.
A pioneer and leading scholar in the field of the political economy of terrorism, Dr. Walt Enders, professor of economics in The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce, is the 2015 recipient of one of the highest honors the University bestows on its faculty— the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s Dr. Jay K. Lindly, professor of civil engineering and director of the University Transportation Center for Alabama, is the 2015 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.