Two articles published by faculty in the Department of Mathematics have garnered recognition in their fields.
Congratulations to these highly accomplished, hardworking, and talented individuals in the College of Arts and Sciences.
As Pamela Sterne King leads her students around the long-neglected Lyric Theatre, this monument to Birmingham’s boomtown heyday comes back to life.

The Lyric, built in 1914, is one of the few remaining venues nationwide with the acoustics and close audience seating designed for vaudeville shows. A nonprofit group now owns the theatre and is raising funds to restore it as a performing arts center.
Sophomore music student Aleksandra Kasman received top honors at two important competitions in March.

Kasman won first place for her performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 at the Alabama Music Teachers Association’s State Collegiate Piano Concerto Auditions. The auditions were held at Samford University on March 14 and winners qualified for the AMTA’s upcoming state conference in Tuscaloosa in June.