Category: Campus

Last Lecture tackles diversity

Last Lecture tackles diversity

Students, faculty and the public were brought together to reflect on their definition of diversity and how they approach it Wednesday night in Russell Hall. Robin Boylorn, assistant professor of interpersonal and intercultural communication, encouraged the audience to embrace different social identities during her presentation of the Last Lecture, a graduate school program that invites one professor to speak to […]

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Advertising students submit work to national student showcase

A group of advertising students will have their work displayed in a national student showcase this May. Students in Glenn Griffin’s advanced advertising development class have submitted 20 pieces of work to a professional creative exhibition called “The One Show” by The One Club for Art & Copy in New York City. “The One Club is like the Oscars of […]

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Professor works to engage students in community

Professor works to engage students in community

Mounds of paperwork clutter the desk. An aroma of pickles fills the air. A portrait of Abraham Lincoln hangs proudly behind the professor’s head. This is the office of Stephen Black, a self-proclaimed “nerdy, boring” professor at The University of Alabama who has dedicated himself to a life of public service. “He is my hero,” Black said, pointing to the […]

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Firat Soylu to speak at annual graduate student symposium

On Friday, the College of Communication will host Firat Soylu as the keynote speaker for the sixth annual graduate student symposium. Soylu, a postdoctoral fellow from Northwestern University, will present “The Promises, Challenges and Future of Educational Neuroscience.” While completing his dissertation for his doctorate at Indiana University, Soylu said he realized he had a significant interest in neuroscience, specifically […]

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Conference gives undergraduates chance to present research

A record 600 students will present research findings during The University of Alabama’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center on Thursday. The seventh annual event, hosted by the University’s office of the vice president for research, will include poster and oral presentations by undergraduate students, who will compete for cash prizes and earn experience […]

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