Congratulations to these highly accomplished, hardworking, and talented individuals in the College of Arts and Sciences.
As a world-renowned doctoral research university, UAB expects its teacher-scholars to win competitive grants and other awards to support their research. And they do not disappoint. This year, four professors have been chosen to receive National Science Foundation Career Awards — a prize the foundation describes among its most prestigious.
Andrew Demshuk, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, has received a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Award that will enable him to pursue a comparative history of post-1945 reconstruction and urban planning in three cities divided by Cold War borders — Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Leipzig, East Germany, and Wrocław, western Poland.
Pamela Sterne King, an assistant professor of history at UAB and former historic preservation officer for the city of Birmingham, wants students to learn about the city’s "often-forgotten fun personality."
Cynthia Ryan is known for her ability to tie academia to community service. The two-time breast cancer survivor has made homeless people with cancer her main focus, publishing several articles about the issue.
A collaborative effort among UAB faculty has produced the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Associate Professor of English Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D., has been named the 2014 recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work in breast cancer awareness, outreach and advocacy.
In a stunning achievement, four College faculty members have been awarded CAREER Awards by the National Science Foundation.
For most of us, Antarctica is a story of ice. But for UAB Biology, the story is about what happens beneath the icy surface.
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Honors for DFLL Faculty Member

Professor Roberto Mayoral Hernández, PhD, received recognition for Best Presentation of AAFLT 2013, at the recent 2014 SCOLT meeting for his paper titled "Spanish Pronunciation: Legends, Myths, and Common Mistakes."
The upcoming Interdisciplinary Innovation Forum explores Mathematical Biology and features four speakers who will highlight advances in the field, which could determine the future of medicine for generations.
Chris Kyle, Ph.D., a University of Alabama at Birmingham associate professor of anthropology has been awarded a $40,000 research grant from The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. The foundation sponsors scholarly research on problems of violence, aggression and dominance.  

University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of English Kieran Quinlan, Ph.D., has been named the winner of the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
A research paper on detecting human mood using sensors in mobile devices from postdoctoral fellow Munirul Haque, Ph.D., in the laboratory of Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Computer and Information Sciences, has been selected as the best paper at the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2013 International Conference on Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems.
When David Shealy, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physics, accepted an assistant professor position at UAB in 1973, he had no idea he would one day be honored for more than 40 years of service to the university.
Professors Harriet Amos Doss and Robert Corley were among the nearly 300 employees who will be honored during this year’s UAB Service Awards Program.
University of Alabama at Birmingham students and faculty were big winners at the Birmingham American Advertising Awardsheld at Regions Field Banquet Hall on Thursday, Feb. 6.
It is not uncommon for prison inmates to claim that a spiritual experience has changed their nature and made them a better person. Kent Kerley, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Justice Sciences, has heard these stories and examined religion-based programs to discover the effect they have on inmates who are still imprisoned.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Assistant Professor of Art Doug Barrett, MFA, and senior Betsy Cates, who is majoring in studio art graphic design, have been chosen to attend the a2ru Emerging Creatives Student Conference from Thursday, Jan. 30, through Saturday, Feb. 1, at Stanford University.
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