UAB’s reach stretches across classes, cultures and continents into inner-city classrooms, rural clinics and far corners of the globe. Service-learning is engrained across the university curricula, and the dedication and character of our faculty and students is evidenced by their willingness to use their knowledge for the well-being of others.

• UAB has been named eight consecutive years to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a university can achieve for civic engagement and service-learning.

• Among 51 public and private universities (and only Alabama university) classified by The Carnegie Foundation for both “very high research activity” and "community engagement."


In a word:

Shields.  Nurtures.  Cultivates.  Shares.  Believes.  Aids.  Builds.  Conserves.  Diversifies.  Encourages.  Expresses.  Extends.  Enlists.  Inspires.  Mentors.  Lobbies.  Preserves.  Reconciles.  Recruits.  Restores.  Speaks.  Tends.  Unifies.  Vitalizes.  Volunteers.  Leads.  Collaborates.  Transforms.