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Six Honors Students Win Fulbright Awards

May 26th, 2020

Six University of Alabama Honors College alumna have won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Awards for the 2020–2021 academic year. The Fulbright Program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals. The Fulbright Award of the U.S. Department of State offers one-year grants for independent study and research, and for English teaching assistantships overseas.

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A Life Inspired by a Special Brother

May 18th, 2020

Sometimes it’s easy to pinpoint who or what steered the direction of one’s path. For Tatianna Zambrano, a 2020 UA graduate, the course of her entire life has been shaped by two things: her family, with its rich heritage, and her younger brother Alex.

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Four Honors College Students Earn Prestigious Scholarships

May 15th, 2020

Four Randall Research Scholars Program students have earned prestigious scholarships. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected Hannah Slater as a Goldwater Scholar for 2020-2021. Elizabeth Batts, Max Hawkins and Nicholas Hayes will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.

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Honors Student Creates Fee Free Shopping Service for Elderly

March 25th, 2020

Michael Arundel returned home to Chicago for spring break expecting to study for the MCAT, but, he ended up using his extended spring break to create a non-profit organization, Leave It To Us, that helps senior citizens.

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Two Assistant Professors Join Honors

February 26th, 2020

The University of Alabama Honors College is proud to announce the addition of assistant professors Drs. John Latta and Tara Mock to the faculty. Their expertise will amplify the transdisciplinary philosophy of the Honors College and enrich our community of scholars.

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UA Honors Student on a Mission to Make the World a Better Place

January 24th, 2020

When Emma Mansberg first started exploring colleges, she imagined herself choosing a school that was far away from the South. Growing up in a southern city, she had seen the effects of social injustice for much of her life. Going to school in a different part of the country would allow her to escape that culture, she believed.

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Leader within Oregon State’s Honors College Named UA Dean

November 20th, 2019

An English professor and associate dean who oversees the honors curriculum at Oregon State University has been named dean of The University of Alabama’s Honors College. Dr. Tara Williams’ appointment as dean is effective March 1, said Dr. Kevin Whitaker, UA executive vice president and provost.

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UA Honors College Freshmen Strive to Help Others in Alabama Action

August 9th, 2019

Entering freshmen in The University of Alabama’s Honors College will strive to contribute to the Tuscaloosa community through service Monday, Aug. 12, to Friday, Aug. 16, as part of the Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Health Action programs.

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Honors College Announces 2019/2020 Common Book

January 30th, 2019

The University of Alabama Honors College has selected The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez for its Common Book Experience in 2019/2020. The Honors Common Book is selected by a campus-wide committee composed of faculty and staff. It is read by all new freshmen in the Honors College, and it is discussed by freshmen, faculty, and upperclass mentors, within and outside of the classroom.

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