Kirstin Carroll

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Write-in provides students with extra writing help

 “I went to the Great Campus Write-In last semester,” said Natalie Soll, a sophomore majoring in public health. “The writing tutors were very helpful and I actually learned a lot while working on an assignment.”  

Vice provost to deliver speech about industry experience

“He’s done just about everything with technology [and is a] really entertaining, and a dynamic speaker,” said Meagan Bennett, marketing and communications manager in the Office of Information Technology. “While informing students, he gives general advice while hitting all the general topics ...

Expo to provide health information, screenings to employees, retirees

There will be free health screenings available, including flu shots, blood pressure, hearing tests, shingles vaccines, vision screenings, EKG / ECG, and comprehensive exams available for employees only. There will also be information about backs, disease management, employee benefits, financial wellness ...

Putting a wallet in park: Students struggle with cost of parking permits

There is a total of five different parking permits that a student can purchase. They range from $75 for a motorcycle permit to $630 for a reserve permit.  Chris D’Esposito, The University of Alabama's director of transportation services, said the price of permits will continue to increase due ...

Library expo to showcase new databases, research tools

“We’re constantly adding more and more research products that can be used by students and faculty,” Michael Pearce, head of Gorgas Information Services, said. “This event creates awareness amongst the student body and faculty about resources that can be used in the future.” 

University libraries to offer weekly yoga classes

“[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.”  

Campus groups organize drives for Harvey relief

“It’s important, as a community, to come together, and help those that are in need,” said Courtney Chapman Thomas, director of the Center for Service and Leadership. “We weren’t exactly sure when the trucks would be able to make it to Houston, but now that they can, the drives are happening ...