Ryan “KadeshFlow” Davis Delivers Honors Address

In the daytime, Ryan Davis is a business analyst at Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. At night, Davis moonlights as a rapper, producer, and trombonist. He has collaborated with underground hip-hop artists Richie Branson and Mega Ran and with renowned voice actor Steve Blum. He has produced music for Toonami Asia, opened for hip-hop […]

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New College Now Houses the Natural Resource Management Minor

New College is the new home of the Natural Resource Management Minor. Dr. Carl Williams coordinates the program. The minor has an interdisciplinary, practice-driven focus that prepares students for professional opportunities in environmental monitoring, such as endangered species and wetland delineation, restoration of disturbed land, and management of forested lands and wildlife areas. Dr. Williams […]

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New College Faculty Lend Support for Exoneration of the Scottsboro Boys

More than 80 years ago, nine young African American men hopped a train in a Chattanooga freight yard and headed west. Unemployed and desperate for a better life, they were not unlike millions during the Great Depression. In Memphis, perhaps there would be work. Instead, they found themselves part of a life and death courtroom […]

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New College Senior Projects

Do you remember your New College senior project? Here are just a few of the titles of this semester’s projects: Hannah Hatter, “Gaijin’s Guide to Japanese Cooking.” William Reynolds, “Bent Grass v. Bermuda: A Cost and Performance Analysis for Golf Courses.” Wright Gatewood, “GOLIGHTLY EP Release Show: A Study in Music and Management.” Anna Turkett, […]

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New College Council – Carrying on a Tradition

This year’s New College Council continues a long tradition in New College of students creating a community that extends beyond academics. Members of the Executive Council represent the diversity embodied in New College. President Amy Ackerman is a junior from Jacksonville, FL, whose depth study incorporates management, sociology, and nonprofit management. Vice President Summer Upchurch […]

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Kent Gidley, ’90

A 1990 graduate of New College, Kent Gidley has been taking the official photographs of UA’s athletic teams for over 25 years. Read more about Kent.

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Jeff Levitetz, ’80

Jeff Levitetz has provided generously for several New College scholarships, including one that recognizes budding entrepreneurs. The Levitetz Family Foundation has also been instrumental in promoting wrestling among today’s youth.

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“Scottsboro Boys” Pardoned After 80 Years

New College faculty John Miller and Ellen Spears were instrumental in the “behind the scenes” work that finally led to the posthumous pardons of three of the African American young men wrongfully accused of rape in the 1930s. In November the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously to issue the pardons to Haywood […]

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Jackson Harris Elected Southern Region Vice President for FFA

As a freshman at UA, Jackson Harris sought one of 30 spots in the University Fellows Experience, a program that fuses high academic standards with a passion for community service. In the interview, he was asked to identify his strengths. His answer? “Well, I restore antique tractors.” After a few polite chuckles, Jackson explained what […]

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