University of Alabama

Upcoming New College and Arts & Sciences Events

The annual College of Arts & Sciences Summit for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity will be held on April 13. If you are interested in presenting, the deadline for abstracts is March 21, 2018. New College retreat coming soon: March 2-4, 2018!

Congratulations to our Fabulous New College Students!

Theresa Stoddard – recipient for the Algernon Sullivan award. The award emphasizes excellence in character and service. Asia Hayes – recipient of the John Ramsey award. The Ramsey Award is intended to recognize the versatility of gifts and attainments, as well as the breadth of excellence in mind and character that have traditionally been the

New College Students and Faculty Receive High Praise for their Scholarship, Service, and Teaching

Dr. Ellen Spears received the Call to Conscience Award that goes to an individual who provides leadership and courage on January 12, 2018 at the annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet. . She is the author of the award-winning book “Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town,” which documents Anniston’s civil rights

New College Professor Receives Call to Conscience Award

A big congratulations to New College professor Ellen Spears who has been selected to receive the Realizing the Dream Call to Conscience Award at the Tenth Annual Legacy Banquet on Friday, January 12.  The award recognizes an individual who, in keeping with Dr. King’s ideals of promoting social justice, peace, and quality, is providing the type of vision, courage, and

New College Professor Recognized for Outstanding Service to Community & Agriculture

Congrats to Dr. Margaret Purcell and her husband Jon Fleenor (owners of Katie Farms) on being recognized by the Alabama Senate for their outstanding service to the community and excellence in agriculture. The resolution also notes that “Katie Farms has the utmost distinction of being one of six farms in the state that produces Scottish

New College Students Visit Arts Non-Profit in Miami

New College Professor Dr. Andrew Dewar will be taking several Creative Campus interns and New College students to FatVillage on February 8th & 9th.  This trip grew out of the recent visit by UA Alumni Doug McCraw and Florida International University Professor Neil Ramsey.  Ramsey teaches a course entitled “Visual Arts Marketing” at FIU, and Doug is

New College Students Recieve Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy Grant

Congrats to NC students Tally Robishaw and Gabe Rosser. Both received the top award from the Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy ($700). Tally’s project is entitled “Community without [verbal] communication: exploring how disability awareness, science, and art merge to create a dynamic, engaging platform for discussion.”  Gabe project is entitled “Building a Modular Synthesizer.”