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New Director of the Randall Research Scholars Program

May 21st, 2021

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering, has been chosen as the new director of the Randall Research Scholars Program.

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Honors College Announces 2021/2022 Common Book

April 29th, 2021

The University of Alabama Honors College has selected “The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South” by John T. Edge for its Common Book Experience in 2021/2022.

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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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Recruitment and Admissions’s Fall 2020 DEI Initiatives

December 1st, 2020

The University of Alabama Honors College is dedicated to making our community of scholars an even more diverse, inclusive and equitable place to learn. This mission is not one that the Honors College faculty and staff take lightly. It requires a concerted effort from each team, department and program within Honors. The initiatives of the Honors College Recruitment and Admissions team are the first step in fulfilling this important mission. The goals of Recruitment and Admissions are to revise admission procedures within the college, to partner with campus organizations and community groups to recruit current students and to expand the college’s partnership with Capstone International.

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Honors Action 2020

September 30th, 2020

For years, cohorts of Honors College freshmen have started their undergraduate careers by giving back to the greater Tuscaloosa community through Honors Action. And this year, despite COVID-19 and social distancing, another cohort of Honors College freshmen spent a week at Maxwell, Myrtlewood and Flatwoods Elementary schools.

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Honors College Announces 2020/2021 Common Book

July 7th, 2020

The University of Alabama Honors College has selected The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by
Anthony Ray Hinton for its Common Book Experience in 2020/2021. 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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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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HCA: Students Serving Students

October 16th, 2017

The Honors College Assembly was formed by students in 2010 to emphasize, promote, and highlight the four pillars of Honors: Innovative Scholarship, Advanced Research, Civic Engagement, and Cultural Interaction.

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