University of Mobile Professor Dr. Matthew Downs to Speak at Symposium on the South and World War I

Amber Kelley News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile professor Dr. Matthew Downs will discuss how World War I is important to the history of the South at a national symposium March 14-15. Downs is a featured speaker at “Time of Tradition and Transition: A Symposium on the South and World War I” at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. He will discuss …

My Internship Confirmed My Calling

Anna Newman Experience, Sciences

I entered University of Mobile with no actual idea of what I wanted to do with my life, but an obsession with finding out. Upon entering into the second semester of my sophomore year, I began listening to where God was telling me to go instead of telling Him what I thought I should do. He began to speak through …

3 Ways University of Mobile Prepared Me for Grad School

Claire Beaman Alumni, Sciences, Transfer

If you are preparing to go to graduate school of any kind, there are many ways University of Mobile can help prepare you! After four years at UM, I was able to apply and get accepted into graduate school immediately upon graduation, but I could not have done it without the help of professors, my involvement on campus, and my …

Learning to Become a Nurse

Anna Newman Learning, Sciences, Transfer

Casey Lunceford is a junior majoring in nursing at University of Mobile’s College of Health Professions. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, baking, and getting coffee with friends. Enjoy this interview where I asked Casey how her experiences and opportunities provided by UM are already preparing her for her future. To begin with, why do you want to …

University of Mobile Unveils ‘Most Advanced Patient-Care Educational Environment in the South’

Kathy Dean Learning, News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s new $4.6 million healthcare and science education center is “the most advanced patient-care educational environment in the South,” said UM President Timothy L. Smith at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 30. “This development will forever change the way we educate at University of Mobile,” Smith said. It also will impact the region as the …

A Sociologist’s Advice for Freshmen

Cassidy Cooper Experience, Learning, Sciences

As a first-generation college student, I felt prepared in many ways for my classes and curriculum in college, but lost when it came to navigating the social structure and institutional aspects of college.  I majored in psychology because I liked it and, quite frankly, because I knew what it meant.  I didn’t hear the word “sociology” until my sophomore year …

University of Mobile To Reveal New $4.6 Million Renovation for ‘Living Laboratory’ Healthcare & Science Center on Tuesday

Kathy Dean News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 30 for a major $4.6 million renovation that creates a “living laboratory” state-of-the-art healthcare and science learning center. The university gutted two entire floors of William K. Weaver Hall to create living laboratories that support a new approach to teaching college courses that UM calls “Prac-ademics™.” UM …