Jessa Reid Bolling


UA student advocacy groups on the rise

In recent years, The University of Alabama has seen a rise in the number of advocacy groups on campus. From political movements to community outreach, students have found a way to voice their concerns on certain issues through advocacy groups to work for change.

Global medical brigade travels world, serves communities

Global Medical Brigade (GMB) is a nonprofit organization that works with multiple universities in the United States that takes volunteers to Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua, and Ghana where they have the opportunity to shadow licensed doctors, take vitals and patient history in triage and assist in a pharmacy ...

LGBTQ community struggles with institutional, societal sexual stereotypes

According to a report commissioned by the gay rights organization GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, the progress toward acceptance has slightly moved in the opposite direction. Compared to 2016, more non-LGBTQ Americans in 2017 reported being uncomfortable learning their doctor, ...

UA honors society applications close this weekend

“Celebrating achievement through honor society membership is the pinnacle way to chronicle a student’s academic, leadership, and service accomplishments while at The University of Alabama,” said Rosalind Moore-Miller, director of undergraduate and graduate Student Involvement. 

Doug Jones' budget vote gets mixed reactions among Democrats

After his first major vote in the Senate, Jones has been criticized for his decision to side with House Republicans on a budget deal that included funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) but did not include funding for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), a ...

UA professor leads students, mapping mountains with rocks

After earning degrees from Guilford College and Vanderbilt, Delores Robinson, a UA professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, worked in far western Nepal in the Himalayan Mountains while pursuing her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. For the past 20 years, she has explored and conducted ...

ACTION group lowers non-emergency medical costs

 ACTION, which stands for Appropriate Care and Treatment In Our Neighborhoods, partners paramedics from Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Services with advanced medical and mental health clinicians from the University Medical Center. Then, the appropriate health professionals will travel with first-responders ...