Former UM student makes directing debut

Up and coming director Luis Abe Jimenez poses on a Birmingham rooftop. Photo by Jaysen Michael On Oct. 20, former UM student and local independent film director Luis Abe Jimenez made his debut with his feature horror…

Communication professors work toward community change

The SDCP has been active in moderating and facilitating deliberative community forums in Montevallo, such as those for the Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO). Pictured above is the town hall meeting where the NDO was passed. Photo…

Scientists discover real-life planet Vulcan

Last week, the discovery of a new exoplanet orbiting the star HD26965, also known as 40 Eridani A, made headlines for a pretty unusual reason—the planet’s mention in “Star Trek” as Spock’s home planet, Vulcan.   Unlike some…

Award-winning journalist visits UM

Bunch graduated from UM in 1985. Photo courtesy of Joey Bunch On Thursday, Sept. 27, University of Montevallo alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Joey Bunch gave a lecture in Strong Hall. Bunch has worked an impressive 32 years as a writer and was eager…

UM professor wins state chess championship

Varagona has been at UM for approximately six years, but is a lifelong chess player. Photo by Adam McCain The Alabama State Chess Championship came to a close this year with the University of Montevallo’s…

Spoken word poetry fills Farmer Hall at UPC…

Falley uses spoken word as a form of activism. Photo by Jamie Browder Megan Falley is a native New Yorker, award winning feminist poet and author who began performing her poetry at coffee shops, bars…