Dr. Sarah Parcak, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, TED Fellow and National Geographic Fellow, was named the 2016 TED Prize winner.
Senior John Wesley Chancellor has been selected for the Peace Corps and will teach high school science topics in Mozambique for 27 months.
2016 Regional Festivals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) have awarded several prizes to students in the Department of Theatre for their production of “SFB.”
Anisha Das and Lillian Chien have been selected for the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship.
Bhavitavya Sonia Nijampatnam, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry, has been named the recipient of a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research pre-doctoral fellowship.
Tuscaloosa native and social work major Shanquela Williams is one of 800 American undergraduates from 355 colleges and universities selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
The American Advertising Federation Birmingham Awards, also known as the ADDYs, honored students from the College of Arts and Sciences for their work at a ceremony held in late February.
Birmingham native Joshua Pritchett, a December 2015 graduate with a degree in computer and information sciences, has secured an internship at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.
Twenty-one UAB students attended the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) from April 1-3 at the University of California, Berkeley. Of the group, 10 are from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Through its international and diversity programming, the College of Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise of “knowledge that will change your world.”
Typically, summer is a slow time on college campuses, but this summer has gone a little differently in the College.
October 05, 2015

Arts and Community

The Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts was the site of a number of moving events that brought UAB and surrounding community together to explore topics of racial discrimination, voting rights, and equality.
October 05, 2015

Ireland Awards

Once again this spring, the College celebrated its most prestigious academic prizes: The Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Award and the Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction.
They come from different eras of UAB’s history, and they majored in different subjects, but they’ve all become leaders in Birmingham’s burgeoning, nationally acclaimed food and beverage scene.
What makes a student successful? Often it’s a faculty member, like Dr. David Hilton in the Department of Physics, who has guided undergraduates and graduate students to some prestigious awards and academic accomplishments.
October 05, 2015

Smarter Cities

Birmingham can learn a lot from Amsterdam. Just ask a Study Away cohort that studied sustainability in the Netherlands this summer.
A busy spring and summer of interviews and campus tours led to the College hiring seven new department chairs, all of whom took their positions just before the start of the fall term.
October 05, 2015

Class Notes

We want you to share your accomplishments! Update your alumni information at uab.edu/cas/home/give.
Students across the College of Arts and Sciences received awards and were recognized for their achievements during the Spring 2015 semester.
In April of this year, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Intercollegiate Bioethics Bowl team defeated six teams to win the 2015 Bioethics Bowl.
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