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October 23, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Jim Day honored Hometown Hero

University of Montevallo Professor of History, Dr. Jim Day, of Helena, was honored as a Hometown Hero at the Montevallo Mayor’s Hometown Heroes Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 13. Day also served as keynote speaker of the event.   Day, who was raised in Montevallo, graduated from Montevallo High School in 1975. He went on to earn a B.S. in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an M.A. in history from the University of […]

September 22, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Heather Tinsley recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dr. Heather Tinsley, associate professor of biology and UM’s 2016 University Scholar, was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Teaching Newsletter for her unique teaching methods. In an earlier newsletter, The Chronicle posed this question: “How have you helped students forge a deeper connection to your course? Are there strategies you’ve used to […]

December 2, 2016 | Faculty Spotlight

Environmental Studies Blooms Under Caplow

With only three years to take root on Montevallo’s brick streets, Dr. Susan Caplow, assistant professor of environmental studies, has already grown a healthy, flourishing program. Caplow came to UM directly after graduating from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Ph.D. in Environment and Ecology. Before Caplow’s arrival, Dr. Lee Rozelle, professor […]