Cancer unexpectedly creates a better father

  After Stephen Slimp’s first round of chemotherapy, he didn’t even miss work. Like usual, he taught three classes and served on various committees at UWA. When he was home, he spent time with his three daughters, ages six, four and two. After the second round,...

Six Goose Bump-Worthy Tales of Hauntings in Livingston

Dr. Alan Brown is an expert on all things spooky in the South. Brown has conducted walking ghost tours all over town for many years and he has published nearly 30 books about ghosts, including “Stories from the Haunted South,” and “Haunted Meridian, Mississippi.” “The...

Dr. Slimp’s Perspective on Life

Dr. Stephen Slimp, an English professor at UWA, became a part of the faculty in the fall of 1995. In the fall of the previous year, he had applied for a job here when the school was under the name Livingston University. Having been accepted by the University of West...

UWA Welcomes Active Minds Chapter

The University of West Alabama’s own chapter of Active Minds has officially been recognized. Active Minds is a student-led organization that works to remove the stigma of mental illness in order to make students more comfortable in discussing their mental health...
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