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Registration Open for Active Learning Initiative (ALI) Workshops

Registration is now open for the Fall 2021 Active Learning Initiative (ALI) workshops. This workshop is required in the first two years of appointment for assistant professors (both TT and renewable contract). For those TT assistants who are interested in an ASPIRE semester, they must complete this workshop before they apply. The workshop takes place

Distinguished Teaching Fellows 2021–2024

Natalie Adams Distinguished Teaching Fellow Natalie Guice Adams is a professor in New College with a joint appointment in Social and Cultural Studies in Education in the College of Education. Her research focuses on the intersection of extracurricular activities in school, gender, race, and sexual identity, and popular culture. Dr. Adams formerly served as the

Remind Students to Check Their New Email in the First Week of Class

Some students might not be seeing emails because they didn’t notice the shift from Google to Microsoft O365. To ensure that all of our students are receiving messages, please remind your students during the first week of class that they should be using Office 365 to access their email. Students can access email through any

Sanford Media Center Offers Support for Creative Projects

by Jon Ezell, University Libraries The Sanford Media Center is now scheduling spring 2021 tours and instruction for UA courses. Here’s the most important stuff: The SMC lab will be open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sign up for tours and instruction for your course. Please note that scheduling is on a first-come, first-served basis. Students

Workshop Series: Resilience and Empowerment Through Racially Challenging Times

Throughout July, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the UA Counseling Center will host a series of workshops titled “Resilience and Empowerment Through Racially Challenging Times.” The workshop series aims to provide a conceptual framework to understand how race affects the overall experiences of racial minorities and how racial injustice and trauma contribute

Distinguished Teaching Fellows 2020-2023

Barbara Brickman Distinguished Teaching Fellow Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of Media and Gender Studies in New College and the Department of Gender and Race Studies. Her areas of research include American Popular Culture, Youth Culture, Girls’ Studies, LGBTQ Studies, and Feminist Film Theory. She is also the founder and director of the

COVID-19 and Academic Continuity

UA announced on March 12 that due to the coronavirus outbreak, classes will be canceled until March 30 to allow time to transition — to the extent possible — to alternative and remote learning. Teaching will resume March 30 using these new methods. Please see the College’s academic continuity page for information about campus resources,

Blount Scholars Program Accepting Proposals to Teach in 2020-2021

The Blount Scholars Program is accepting proposals to teach in Blount in the 2020-2021 academic year. Blount offers faculty members the opportunity to teach in classes that offer Small classes: 15 for first-year Foundations survey, 12 for seminars Excellent Students: No brag, just fact—ask anyone who’s taught in the program. They’re a pleasure to teach

Call for Prison Teaching Fellows

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce its continued cooperation with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project (APAEP). During each full semester (fall and spring), the College will name one faculty member as a A&S Prison Teaching Fellow. The recipient of this fellowship will have a one-course reduction on main campus

Quality Matters (QM) Accessibility and Usability Resource Now Available

Quality Matters (QM) has made available the Accessibility and Usability Resource Site (AURS) available to everyone! You’ll need to register to use the site, but doing so will give you access to information and resources on key accessibility and usability concerns, including Universal Design for Learning, alternative text, video captions and audio descriptions, hyperlinks, accessible