Our students are a diverse group of people – diverse not just in race but in nationality, experience, interests, and age. Working with each other and with the faculty, they gain exposure to different ways of thinking and studying. By participating in civic and community projects, internships, and study abroad, they expand their understanding of the world around them.
Explore their stories to see how becoming a political science major or pursuing a graduate degree in public administration has changed our students' lives for the better, and learn how you can benefit from studying with us!
One (Healthier) Person, One Vote?
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Exceling in the Classroom, Campus, and Community
Three worthy students have earned a new honor, awarded for the first time at the University of Alabama at Birmingham — the Green Blazer. Brandon Cohill (left) was one of the men awarded the inaugural green blazer for 2016 at the Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering, held Feb. 18 in the new Hill Student Center. Undugu, a Swahili word, translates to “brotherhood.”
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Erica Coleman Goes from the Classroom to the Boardroom
For more than two months in the fall, five University of Alabama at Birmingham students found out what it is like to manage a large-scale fundraising campaign for a major nonprofit organization. One of those students is Erica Coleman (second from left), who is persuing an MPA from the Department of Government.
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Rohit Borah Attends the Clinton Global Initiative University
Wayne Heard Attends Black Caucus Leadership Program
Nicole Rodriguez Named Rangel Scholar
Nicole Rodriguez is the first student at UAB to be named a Rangel Scholar, a collaborative effort between Howard University and the US State Department.