Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cancelled her visit to the University of Alabama.
In most of G. Christine Taylor's professional experiences she was the first woman, first person of color, or the youngest person in the organization. She knows what it means to be on the outside, and how much better an organization is when all members are included. As the new vice president and associate provost of diversity, equity and inclusion, Taylor looks to make the University of Alabama a place where all members are included.
With Hurricane Irma set to impact the Tuscaloosa area, the University said in an email Sunday evening that it currently has no plans to close.
“[Yoga] allows students to release any tension from their bodies, remain in the moment, and relax,” Jackson said. “Yoga is a practice that people don’t get a chance to do very often and something that people need to do to slow down and rest.”
"The University of Alabama annually reaffirms its full commitment to equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, including the policies and procedures that prohibit discrimination and unlawful harassment throughout our campus community,” the email read.
Senkbeil is now headed out to Hurricane Irma, which Brothers believes will cause a lot of flooding and overall chaos in its path.
Thursday night's Senate session featured a welcome reception for one of the University's own: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill. A former president of the SGA, Merrill returned to the University to address the Senate on a variety of topics, including his time with the SGA and the duties he now performs as Secretary of State.