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New College One of Fifty Reasons to Love The University of Alabama

50 Reasons to Love The University of Alabama according to the Fall 2017 Alabama Alumni Magazine: #31: Create your Own Major. For students torn between majors or for those who want to study something unique, UA’s New College is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program where students can create their course of study and individualize it

Update from New College student Matt Zeliff studying in Ghana

Hello Everyone, First of all, I sincerely hope that ya’ll are doing well. This email is not short.  Quick preface: IIE is helping me study abroad at the University of Ghana in West Africa. I’ve been studying Akan-Twi since the beginning of June. Asente-Twi is the exact language/dialect that I’m studying. Twi is understood by

New College Students Receive Jeff Levitetz Scholarship

Congrats to the following New College students who were the recipients of the 2017 Jeff Levitetz Scholarship ($1000). Students are selected by faculty and must demonstrate creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. Rachel Cano Rachel Christ Robert Petit, Alex Haisting Dylan Hatfield Anthony Lipscomb Destiny Perez Gabe Rosser Justin Volman Kaylin Wallen  

New College Professor Featured in “Cover to Cover” Exhibit

Congratulations to New College Professor Dr. Catherine Roach whose book Happily Ever After: The Romance Story in Popular Culture was featured in the “Cover to Cover” exhibit on August 31, 2017 at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

2017 Bronislaw Malinowski Social Science Award Given to New College Professor

Congrats to New College Professor Dr. Marysia Galbraith who was awarded the 2017 Bronislaw Malinowski Social Science Award by the Board of Directors of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (PIASA). The eminent anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski was a founding member of PIASA. This award recognizes a scholar in one of the fields

All About A&S Spotlight- New College Week

As UA’s largest academic division, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to 22 unique departments that offer programs of study spanning the arts, sciences, and social sciences. With so many amazing departments, it’s difficult to keep up with everything that is happening in each one! Through the All About A&S campaign on social media,

New College Seniors Win Prestigious Randall Awards

New College is very proud of seniors Randy Arnold and Mark Ortiz, each of whom  has earned a Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for their research. The Randall Awards were established in 1997, when the Randall Publishing Co., now Randall-Reilly Publishing, and the H. Pettus Randall III family created the Program in memory of Henry Pettus Randall Jr., a

2014–15 Sonic Frontiers Season Is On!

Sonic Frontiers will begin its latest season with the innovative jazz of the Dave Douglas Quintet, 10/03/14 at 7:30 PM @ Moody Music Concert Hall. Preview the quintet here. Link to the calendar of events for Sonic Frontiers here; or, go to:http://sonicfrontiers.ua.edu/upcoming-events.html. Sonic Frontiers is a free concert series of innovative and experimental music that

NC Senior Claire Cochran’s Passion for Auto Racing

Want to know about auto racing from a woman’s perspective? Check out New College graduating senior Claire Cochran’s blog, DoubleXSpeed. For the month of April leading up to Talladega, Claire was a blog contributor on Talladega’s homepage. Claire is not the stereotypical NASCAR enthusiast. She and her father began watching auto racing when she was

New College Senior Hikes the Appalachian Trail

While other seniors spent their final semester sitting in the classroom, writing papers, preparing for the GRE, or taking exams, New College student William Wells was hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT), which runs from Georgia to Maine. Wells, whose depth study is wildlife and land management, began planning the trip as part of his final