DSC7740In addition to the rigorous and innovative courses and service learning opportunities offered to students in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Honors College, this fall they will also have their pick of unique co-curricular and extracurricular activities with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows.

Blazer Innovation Challenge logoThe Collat School of Business and the UAB Innovation Lab (iLab) are launching a new "Shark Tank"-style competition this fall in which UAB students can win up to $5,000 to help get their big ideas off the ground.

Meet employersThe Annual Meet the Employers event hosted by Beta Alpha Psi, UAB Chapter was held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in the ballroom of the UAB Hill University Center. Representatives from 22 firms and 65 UAB accounting students attended the event for a chance to get to know each other in a casual setting and explore the possible fit for a future internships and/or employment.

The UAB Collat School of Business students now have the opportunity to major in human resources with a dedicated Bachelor of Science in human resource management degree program. Previously, Collat offered a degree in management with a concentration in human resources. This new degree will expand upon that increasingly popular program, and is now enrolling students.

business occupationalThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration program has been ranked No. 1 in the “Top 50 Best Value Dual MBA and MPH Degrees of 2016” by the website valuecolleges.com.

study abroad Italy Spg2016In today’s global economy, the region of Northern Italy stands out as a hotbed of innovation and economic success. Apply now for a UAB Faculty-led Education Abroad Program, Innovation and Design for Economic Growth (IB 495 in Italy), to learn about some of the greatest Renaissance innovations and how these innovations continue to influence our world. Along the way, you will discover first-hand the Italian passion for art, design, innovation and aesthetics – hallmarks of the Italian way of life and drivers of their economy since ancient times.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been ranked 147th internationally and 67th in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings, the highest ranking of any Alabama institution. UAB also was ranked 89th in patents, an increase of 41 places compared to 2015.

MBA glassesThe University of Alabama at Birmingham continues to expand the institution’s business and medical education through the addition of a dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Business Administration degree — the first of its kind nationwide.

industrial distributionThe University of Alabama at Birmingham is expanding its online course offerings within the Collat School of Business through a counterpart for its campus-based Charles and Patsy Collat Industrial Distribution program.