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Helping to Bring Art to Life

April 24th, 2017

As first a student in UH 300 Art to Life and now a student facilitator for the course, Maggie Holmes knows this class is “a way to directly impact people’s lives.”

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Medicine that Serves the Community

April 21st, 2017

Medicine and Community is an Honors service-learning course that explores the scope and impact of healthcare in rural communities. West Alabama provides an ideal classroom for the experiential, hands-on course—there is a need for comprehensive rural medicine and a unique opportunity for pre-medical students to gain exposure to this facet of healthcare.

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At Home in the Honors College

February 7th, 2017

Once he starts talking, he doesn’t stop for a while. He loves what he does—it’s obvious. It’s that sort of unapologetic passion that makes Dr. George Daniels a valuable part of the Honors College community.

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Honors Student Dedicated to Social Justice

January 4th, 2017

Before starting his freshman year at UA, Jeff Rogers took part in Alabama Action, a week-long service project for incoming freshmen in the Honors College, and as a result, “I saw what civic engagement could be.”

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