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

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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.
Nole Jones has sung his way to the top. The baritone, one of only 14 men in the country to make the semi-final round, competed at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Student Auditions.
Films by UAB students, faculty, and alumni shown at the 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham include “The Pursuit of Hippo-ness,” “Feral,” “Coming and Going,” “4th Down,” “10-4 Birmingham,” and “Seizing the Unrecorded.”
Rebecca Hyde, a junior international studies major, and Elora Robbani, a senior philosophy major, were recently awarded the William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship.
Biology graduate student Mary Latimer is a recipient of a 2015-2016 STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship.
Music major Aleksandra Kasman won the inaugural High Point Univerisity Piano Competition in June.
The Alabama Space Grant Consortium, a center of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) housed at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has chosen computer and information sciences major Ryan McConn as one of their 2015 Space Grant Scholars.
Dr. Purushotham Bangalore, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and Director of the Collaborative Computing Laboratory (CLL), has been awarded nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project on a high-speed campus research network.
Dr. Wendy Gunther-Canada, Chair of the Department of Government, is one of several UAB faculty members and administrators who have established the new Alabama Network for Women in Higher Education.
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