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.


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.


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?


The Value of a Political Science Degree

Image of Logan Talbot. What is the value of a political science degree from the University of Alabama Birmingham?

"The most valuable thing about my experience at UAB was the close mentorship I received from the faculty," said Logan Talbot, UAB class of 2011.


2013 Spring Commencement

Jamika Kirk at the 2013 Spring Commencement. Congratulations Graduates! The department is so proud of you!

Students and faculty members of the Department of Government celebrated some big milestones at UAB's 2013 Spring Commencement.