All About A&S Spotlight- New College Week

As UA’s largest academic division, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to 22 unique departments that offer programs of study spanning the arts, sciences, and social sciences. With so many amazing departments, it’s difficult to keep up with everything that is happening in each one! Through the All About A&S campaign on social media, […]

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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 […]

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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:http://sonicfrontiers.ua.edu/upcoming-events.html. Sonic Frontiers is a free concert series of innovative and experimental music that […]

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NC Senior Claire Cochran’s Passion for Auto Racing

Want to know about auto racing from a woman’s perspective? Check out New College graduating senior Claire Cochran’s blog, DoubleXSpeed. For the month of April leading up to Talladega, Claire was a blog contributor on Talladega’s homepage. Claire is not the stereotypical NASCAR enthusiast. She and her father began watching auto racing when she was […]

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New College Senior Hikes the Appalachian Trail

While other seniors spent their final semester sitting in the classroom, writing papers, preparing for the GRE, or taking exams, New College student William Wells was hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT), which runs from Georgia to Maine. Wells, whose depth study is wildlife and land management, began planning the trip as part of his final […]

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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 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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“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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