What’s a History Major Going to do?

As a freshman, I’ve had extraordinary opportunities in the history department at UA. After presenting a proposal to my professor and Dr. Mixson in the fall of 2016, the head of our department, I received a guarantee of full departmental backing for my research. In the spring semester of 2017, I’ve researched lynchings and memory […]

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Spotlight Student

Towanda Pettway is a junior from Bridgeport, Connecticut studying Psychology and Sociology.  Although she did not initially plan on conducting research during her undergraduate career, Towanda visited the Emerging Scholars website and after seeing the potential to go above and beyond classroom learning changed her perspective. With the aid of the Emerging Scholars Program and Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein (her faculty mentor), […]

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Highlights From Scotland

UA students traveled to Scotland and were able to attend the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  They were able to go due to Undergraduate Research Grants and Study Abroad Grants! Check out the video here: https://vimeo.com/182430977  Some feedback from the trip! “What a great learning experience this class has been. I now feel like I am more well versed […]

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