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

New College Graduation Details

Graduates! Please take note of the following details regarding scheduling of the New College Departmental Graduation Ceremony: DATE: Friday May 1, 2015 LOCATION and TIME: Ferguson Theatre,  2:00 p.m. DRESS: cap and gown required, with a white tassel. ACADEMIC HONORS (i.e., cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude): if you are graduating with honors,

Anthony Braxton in Residence @ UA, Feb 18 – 25

New College is proud to have a played  a key role in organizing the week-long residence of renowned American composer, performer, and educator, Anthony Braxton, February 18th – 25th. Thanks to the efforts of Professor Andrew Dewar and Mr. Holland Hopson, New College and UA students will have the opportunity to learn from a legend.

NC Hosts Academic Officers of National Consortium

A college career can be about exploration, about setting no limits other than one’s own. That spirit of innovation is showcased when The University of Alabama’s New College hosts the academic officers of the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning Nov. 6-8 in room 202 of Lloyd Hall. CIEL is a national consortium of New

Galbraith Awarded Fulbright

Congratulations to Dr. Marysia Galbraith who has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright to undertake her research in Poland on Jewish heritage during this upcoming academic year. These awards are among the very highest honors for American scholars doing international work.

Professor’s Book Wins Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Griffith Spears. Her book, Baptized in PCBs(UNC Press, 2014), has been selected for the Arthur J. Visiltear Prize this year. The Visiltear Prize is awarded for important contributions to the study of the history of public health. It is granted yearly by the Medical Care Section of the American Public Health

LifeTrack Claims Service Award

Congratulations to New College LifeTrack, winners of the Sam S. May Commitment to Service Award. The May Award is granted annually to recognize teams or departments demonstrating exceptional commitment, innovation, or creativity in customer service.

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: Sonic Frontiers is a free concert series of innovative and experimental music that

Dr. Ellen Spears Publishes New Book Set in Anniston, AL

Dr. Ellen Spears’s book Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town recounts the legal fight that began in Anniston in the 1990s against the agrochemical company Monsanto over the dumping of toxic chemicals in the city’s historical African American and white working-class west side, as well as the campaign to safely