Now in its ninth year, New College’s eight-week, embedded civic engagement internship in Walker County continues to provide unique educational opportunities and support for area non-profits. Conducted in partnership with the Walker Area Community Foundation and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life, the Walker County Internship is about to begin its tenth year! Read
Where did the venerable New York Times look to contextualize the creative process and homemade / hacked instruments used by pioneers of live electronic music, Sonic Arts Union? They looked to the scholarship of New College’s Dr. Andrew Dewar, that’s where! Read the Times piece here. Read Dr. Dewar’s piece here.
UA’s College of Arts & Sciences appointed New College assistant director, John Miller, one of its two Distinguished Teaching Fellows this May. He joins Dr. Bing Blewitt (ret.), Dr. Marysia Galbraith, Dr. Theodore Trost, and Dr. Julia Cherry as the fifth member of the New College faculty to earn this distinction, awarded annually to faculty
If you want to know the value of a New College education, ask NYU about Caitlin Quintero Weaver, New College Class of 2012, whom they describe as a “modern-day Renaissance woman”. Caitlin, who graduated with a Depth Study in Cognitive Linguistics, is the first NYU Tandon Cyber Fellow, and will earn a master’s in a
Congratulations to New College student Abba Mellon: She made the cover of the Crimson White for helping organize this past weekend’s successful “Walk of Shame” against sexual assault. Abba has also been selected as an intern for the Druid City Girls Film School, to be held this summer.
Congratulations to New College student Melissa Sharpe: She presented at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity conference. Her project title was “Examining the predictor of opioid use in college students.” She will also present at the Rural Health Conference in late April.
Congratulations to New College student Austin Hose: He was part of the UA Cyber Team at Auburn that won first place. University Alabama Wins 2018 SEC Student Cyber Challenge Competition
Congratulations to New College recent graduate Justin Volman (Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network) for winning the City of Tuscaloosa Grant Prize in the Aldag Business Pitch competition. Justin joins New College students, Robert Petit, Alex Haisting, and Rachel Christ (High Five Studios) who won the 2018 Edward K. Aldag grand prize. UA Students Win Grand Prize
Congratulations to New College faculty, Dr. Julia Cherry and Dr. Michael Steinberg. Both were promoted to Full Professor.
New College students receive two of the top six Premier Awards given to UA students. Asia Hayes received the John Fraser Ramsey Award and Theresa Stoddard received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. Congrats to Asia and Theresa and to Dr. Catherine Roach and Professor John Miller for their nominations of these very deserving students.