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UA Honors Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023

April 5th, 2022

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected a student from The University of Alabama as a Goldwater Scholar for 2022-2023. Jules Bates, a Randall Research Scholar and UA Honors College student from Pace, Florida, studying chemical engineering is the 60th UA student to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

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UA Student, Alumnus Receive Marshall Scholarships

December 16th, 2021

A University of Alabama student and alumnus were among 41 Americans selected to study in the United Kingdom through the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

Jackson Foster, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Nathaniel Trost, of Tuscaloosa, bring the number of UA students and alumni to receive the award to five. The scholarship funds the opportunity for American students to pursue graduate studies at U.K. institutions.

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Honors Student Pursues Venture for America Fellowship

November 30th, 2021

As graduating University of Alabama Honors College student Otavio Menezes gears up to begin his endeavors at Venture for America (VFA), he reflects on how the Honors College has impacted his studies and prepared him to pursue his dreams.

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Blog Post: Honors Action 2021

August 26th, 2021

This year, Honors students, leaders and volunteers worked at Brookwood Elementary, Cottondale Elementary and Davis-Emerson Middle School, completing many projects. Some of this year’s projects included: painting murals, picnic tables and sidewalks; landscaping; building benches, chalkboard stands and podiums to accommodate outdoor learning spaces; and creating sensory boards and hallway art for special education units. Some groups went above and beyond to cultivate a sense of place between the schools and the greater Alabama community.

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