Political Science Students Promote Social Justice

Brendan Rice participated in the Oxfam CHANGE Initiative training in 2011 and set a path that UAB students have followed each year since. For the past four years a UAB student has been chosen to participate in the weeklong training that focuses on ways to advocate in the global fight against poverty, hunger and injustice. Oxfam choses 50 students each year for its program and encourages them to create action on their campuses and in their communities.

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My Experience as a Pathways Intern

Logan Talbot (UAB ’11) graduated with a degree in Government and Media Studies before heading to Berkeley Law to pursue a legal career. Last summer he participated in the Pathways Program while interning with the legal department at the newest federal agency — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was proposed and designed by Senator Elizabeth Warren. You can read more about Logan here.

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Junior Accepted to Prestigious Program for Social Change

Clinton Global Initiative University logo. Seven University of Alabama at Birmingham students have been selected to attend the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at Arizona State University in Phoenix from March 21-23. CGI U was launched by President Bill Clinton in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world.

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Where Can a Degree in Political Science Take You?

Department of Government student. An understanding of government and society can make you a better professional in many other fields than just law and politics. The Department of Government at the University of Alabama at Birmingham excels in moving student forward into their careers. Where can a degree in Political Science take you?

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Lewis Featured in New Video

lewis thumbnailThe Department's Angela Lewis recently sat down to discuss her recent book, Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood, which attempts to unravel the the political phenomenon of conservatism in Black communities.

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