From Pre-Med to Premeditated

Sharmin Anwer Chooses Law School


Brian Rice interviews Sharmin Anwer, a recent graduate of UAB’s Department of Government currently attending Vanderbilt Law School.

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Going Public: Serving the American People from Birmingham to Kyiv

While the world watches news headlines on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, UAB alumna Rachel Hicks is getting a much closer view — as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) on assignment at the United States Embassy in the capital of Kyiv. (“Kyiv,” she explains, reflects the Ukrainian spelling, rather than the Russian “Kiev.”)

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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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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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