This year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, our annual honors program was presented in virtual format. As always, we are so proud of our very deserving students and are happy to be able to still recognize them this way. Watch the full presentation.
Through the Levitetz Leadership Program, New College now holds monthly sessions where faculty and students can meet to discuss important topics and current events over coffee. Join us for the next session, scheduled for January 14th, 2020 Lloyd Hall Lounge, Room #216
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
Artist Bridges Gap Between Art and Medicine Through Sculpture
Levitetz Seed Grant Initiative
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.