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UAH English Alumna Alina Mitchell publishes debut book about the first black model of Vogue Modeling School

Sep 17, 2020

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) alumna, Alina Mitchell published her first book earlier this year that explores the life of Ophelia DeVore, the first black model to graduate from Vogue Modeling School. The book The Color of Beauty …


Conference experience affirms student’s decision to pursue passion for literature

May 02, 2019

Growing up in the small town of Henderson, Tenn., Drew Greenway had always planned to attend UAH and become an engineer. Only a funny thing happened once he got to college. "I realized that while I love building things, I really can’t stand …


UAH alumna Jennifer Kelly chronicles the life of Sir Barton, first Triple Crown winner in a new book

Apr 16, 2019

Jennifer S. Kelly (’02, MA, English) joined her childhood love of writing stories and the sport of horse racing to pen the book Sir Barton and the Making of the First Triple Crown …


UAH alumna Molly Timbrook, husband design popular board game "Hedge Lord"

Apr 09, 2019

When Molly Timbrook (’17 MA, English) attended UAH little did she know her graduate degree in English would be instrumental in launching a toy …


UAH visiting scholar Tobias Buckell creates new story live, speaks about SF writing start

Mar 26, 2019

Tobias S. Buckell, internationally acclaimed science fiction (SF) writer and visiting eminent scholar at UAH for spring semester 2019, will give a talk and create a new story from beginning to end on Friday, March …


Student’s research shows that video games offer a new way to tell very old stories

Jan 15, 2019

Given its reputation as "part Comic-Con and part academic conference," Pioneer Con proved the perfect venue for Melissa Guerrero to share her research comparing medieval Robin Hood texts to the popular Japanese role-playing video game Persona 5 …


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Researcher uses biometric data to study public speaking anxiety

Nov 12, 2018

As a researcher, Dr. Candice Lanius is less interested in why people are so afraid of speaking in public and more focused on how cutting-edge technology can be used to help them improve in spite of their fear. "Public speaking anxiety becomes a …


“Late bloomer” makes up for lost time after discovering love of history

Oct 09, 2018

Meagan Bojarski describes herself as a "late bloomer" when it comes to her love of history. "I hated it until about six years ago," laughs the Lawrenceville, Ga. …


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UAH celebrates 10 years of Poetry Out Loud!

Oct 09, 2018

UAH and the Department of English is celebrating 10 years of hosting the Poetry Out Loud competition. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation and locally by the Huntsville Literary Association, the contest is …


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New collaboration Huntsville Shakes will offer innovative theatre to Valley

Jun 11, 2018

Huntsville Shakespeare, also known as Huntsville Shakes, is a new collaborative venture between faculty in The UAH Theatre program and the UAH Department of English to bring innovative and boundary pushing theatre to the Tennessee …