For the latest news, events and announcements about UA, please visit

The new UA News Center features news channels specifically for students, faculty and staff, media and research. The UA News Center uses video, photography and narrative to tell the UA story to our various audiences. It also serves as a hub for finding information on campus resources and calendars. will remain in place temporarily as an archive, but will no longer be updated.

The University of Alabama

Posts Tagged ‘College of Arts & Sciences’

2 UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2016-2017.

2 UA Faculty Members Win NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation selected two University of Alabama professors, Dr. Alexey Volkov and Dr. Kimberly Genareau, for CAREER Awards for their research.

Abstract Textile Art on Display at UA Gallery

The artwork of Heather Whidden, a University of Alabama Master of Fine Arts student, will be displayed from Friday, April 1 to Friday, April 29 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Study Details Brazilians’ Lack of Desire for Children, Marriage

Fewer men and women in Brazil value marriage and having offspring when selecting a mate, according to a University of Alabama psychologist.

Painter to Present UA Art Lecture at Dinah Washington Center

Acclaimed artist Phoebe Beasley will present a keynote lecture titled “Connecting Textured Roots and Routes” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Anthropologist to Present UA Lecture on the Muslim Headscarf

Dr. Mayanthi Fernando, an anthropologist and ethnographer from the University of California at Santa Cruz, will present “Storytelling Against the Grain: Muslim Lives, French Myths, and the Power of Ethnography” Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Theatre Professor Selected as SEC Faculty Achievement Award Winner

Southeastern Conference officials announced Wednesday that Seth Panitch, professor of theatre, was chosen as the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

Panitch, who also serves as director of MFA and Undergraduate Acting Programs at UA, said he is both supremely humbled and honored to receive the award and to represent the University as one of only 14 professors across the SEC to be selected for the honor.

UA Announces Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2016

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student awards.

UA Accepting K-12 Teacher Applicants for Art-Inspired Program

The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art K-12 Fellows Program is accepting applications for teachers who want to take part in the program.

Annual Civil War Lectures Series to be Held at UA

A series of Civil War lectures will be hosted at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus April 2.