Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Editors Wanted for the Tower, the Montage, and the Alabamian

Are you interested in leading one of UM's student publications? Applications are now being accepted for editors of the Tower (literary/arts magazine), Montage (yearbook), and Alabamian (newspaper).

Leadership positions in student publications look great on resumes. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply.

Pick up an application in the student life office or on the second floor of Will Lyman House. Electronic applications may be requested by contacting Tiffany Bunt,

The deadline to submit applications is Wednesday, April 6, by 5 p.m. Applications should be returned to Tiffany Bunt, UM Public Relations, Will Lyman House.

Sunday, March 06, 2011

2011 Faculty Research Symposium

Monday, March 7 is the date of the 2011 Faculty Research Symposium on the Montevallo campus. Tomorrow's presentations will center around five themes and feature the creative work of 21 UM faculty members representing all four colleges and the library, a stellar group of scholars and creative artists.

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to drop in anytime between 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. as interest prompts and time permits. The presentations will take place in Wills Hall Master Classroom, room 200. Here's a list of this year's presenters:

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks by President John W. Stewart

10:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Learning Curves
Tom Sanders (Business)
Nancy Bell (Business)
Mickey Bunn (Business)
Joe Walsh (Education)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Laurel Hitchcock (Social Work)
Jason Newell (Social Work)
Linda Murdock (Communication Science and Disorders)
Dan Valentine (Communication Science and Disorders)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Soundings & Discoveries
Betsy Inglesby (English)
Joseph Landers (Music)
Glenda Conway (English)
Deborah Karpman (Art)

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Eric Vaccarella (Spanish)
Leonor Vazquez (Spanish)
Ruth Truss (History)
Clark Hultquist (History) & Carey Heatherly (Library)

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Creative Processes
Kelly Wacker (Art History)
Bryn Chancellor (English)
Collin Williams (Art)
Karen Graffeo (Art)

More information on the symposium can be found here.