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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Alum Gets Prestigious Washington Post

Image of Kristal Quarker. UAB alumna Kristal Quarker has been named the national field director for African American Initiatives for the Republican National Committee (RNC). She will work alongside the director of African American Communications to listen to voter priorities and build a strategic plan to address the concerns of the African American community.

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Rice Wins Clinton Hunger Leadership Award

Image of Brenden Rice. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) alum Brendan Rice has been awarded a President William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership Award. Rice, a 21-year-old Anniston native, graduated from UAB in December 2012 with a degree in international studies.

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Alumni Spotlight: Mayor Walter Maddox

Image of Walter Maddox. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox made headlines for his leadership after a tornado wrecked havoc in 2011, but his potential was recognized by the residents of the city years before the disaster. Even earlier than that, his potential was seen and applauded in the halls of the Department of Government.

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Building Influence on Capitol Hill

Image of Kristal Quarker. Loop21 and IMPACT DC recently named Kristal Quarker one of its Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential People of Color on Capitol Hill. The 30-year-old Atmore native is a staffer for the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs and senior advisor to the committee chair on all issues related to Africa.

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