Two UA Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

April 8th, 2021

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2021-2022. The selections bring the number of UA students who have received Goldwater scholarships to 59.

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Two New Senior Instructors in Honors

February 26th, 2021

The University of Alabama Honors College is proud to announce the promotion of both Drs. Thomas Herwig and Darren Surman as Senior Instructors. They both shared a few words about this next step.

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Tuscaloosa to Ireland: An Abroad Story

February 20th, 2021

Fall 2020 was a semester that tested our perseverance and ingenuity not only in Tuscaloosa– but abroad. In fact, one of our Honors students, Josh, spent Fall 2020 abroad studying in Dublin, Ireland. Take a moment to read about Josh's time across the pond, in his own words. 

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Honors Student Wins Gilman International Scholarship

February 12th, 2021

Three University of Alabama students, including one Honors student, have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to participate in study abroad programs during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Dr. Mock Takes the Mic

December 17th, 2020

In the fall of 2020, Tara Mock became the newest addition to The University of Alabama as a new Assistant Professor in the Honors College. “How are our images of nations such as Africa and China distorted by social constructs stemming from unrealistic preconceptions? What role does one’s race and origin play in the creation of these constructs?” These questions, among many others, guided Mock towards uncovering the complex concept of what she calls “manufacturing sameness,” which serves as the backbone of her upcoming novel as well as much of her course curriculum.

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