Members of the editorial board of the Vulcan Historical Review (VHR) 19th edition invite you to submit papers to be considered for publication. Paper topics relating to all aspects of historical scholarship are welcome, including research papers, oral histories, book reviews, film reviews, and essays.

Martez Files, the undergraduate speaker for the Fall 2014 morning commencement ceremony, is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies.

History student and REV Birmingham intern Stephanie Qualls has become a regular face amongst the cobblestone streets and old buildings of downtown. She interned all semester, and now that her time at REV and UAB is winding down she reflects on her experiences in the History department and at REV and offers some advice for students who share her love for history and the city of Birmingham.

Stephanie Qualls has always had a love for history, which is why she wants to teach others about our world and its cultures. “[Studying] history . . . will essentially help shape who we become in the future,” she says about her choice to double major in history and secondary education.