News Archive - 2009
DFLL Student Grace Benton selected as Clinton Scholar
UAB Marks 29th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Students, faculty and staff at UAB and the public marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by writing their own impressions of this historic event on a replica of the wall on Monday, Nov. 2 in Heritage Hall. German Instructor Erika Hille Rinker led a brief discussion followed by a screening of a short documentary film. Click here for full press-release and video.
DFLL Student Cameron White Studies in Middle East
Birmingham, AL - Cameron White, Arabic minor, chose not to study in a comfortable European country; rather, he took a risk in order to experience a greater returns in Cairo, Egypt. Cameron views his experience as an invaluable life experience. Read the article here.
Bill Carter named in UAB's 40 year accomplishments
Birmingham, AL - Dr. William C. Carter was named in a recent Birmingham News editorial commending UAB's accomplishment during the past 40 years. Read the article here. We are so proud of you, Dr. Carter!
DFLL Student Elisha Gentle receives Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
Birmingham, AL - Elisha Gentle, Economics major and Arabic minor has been awarded the prestigious Rotary Club International Ambassadorial Scholarship. Gentle will spend the 2010-11 academic year in Cairo, Egypt at the American University in Cairo working towards a Master's degree in Middle Eastern studies. Click here to see full article and video interview.
Bill Carter gives well-received talk on Proust in Cabourg, France
Trouville et Cabourg, France -Dr. William C. Carter, the highest regarded American Proust scholar and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at UAB, spoke at a conference organized to give homage to Marcel Proust. Approximately 150 attendees listened attentively to the intriguing themes Carter addressed. To see full article about the conference (in French,) click here. To see interview (in French) with Dr. Carter about the conference, click here.
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