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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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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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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 Year One Intern Engages New Students

January 31st, 2018

Nelle Thomas knows how scary it can be to jump into new things, but personal experience has demonstrated that it’s worth it to try the new and unexpected, whether it’s going to college 500 miles from home or halfway around the world to study abroad. 

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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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