April 13, 2015

One for the Books

The College celebrates the 19 faculty members who published a book in 2014.
Congratulations to these deserving individuals: Martha Earwood, Michele Forman, Dr. James McClintock, Dr. Steve Austad, and Dr. Catherine Danielou.
Students from Digital Media and the Department of Art and Art History were honored with a wealth of ADDYs at the 2015 Birmingham Advertising Federation Awards, held in February.
The UAB Mock Trial team accumulated a 5-3 record to finish 8th in the field and earn a bid to Opening Round Championship Series.
The UAB Ethics Bowl team won one of only four spots in the Southeast Regional Competition in Tampa, Florida, advancing them to the National Championship Round in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Costa Mesa, California.
Seventeen UAB students, ten of whom hail from the College, were chosen to visit the University of Miami from March 6-8 for the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).
Brian Austin Nykanen, a junior neuroscience major and a Cadet in the Army ROTC at UAB, is a finalist for the Truman Scholarship.
April 13, 2015

Building the Future

The Board of Trustees approved a new building for the College of Arts and Sciences at their November 2014 meeting.
Ameen Barghi received the prestigious Rhodes Scholar award in November. He is one of three UAB students to receive the award, following Neel Varshney in 2000 and Josh Carpenter in 2012.
Nathan Oluwagbemiga Larinde has been awarded one of two UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarships given to UAB students this year. Solomon Gibson, a chemistry major and Global and Community Leadership Honors Program student, has been designated an alternate.
Two students and two professors from the Department of Art and Art History represented UAB at the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) Emerging Creatives Student Summit at Virginia Commonwealth University.
April 13, 2015

The March Quilts

The Department of Art and Art History celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March on March 25 by partnering with Birmingham’s Bib & Tucker Sew-Op —along with community partners — to create The March Quilts: A Community Project.
Warhol: Fabricated, featuring 150+ works by the late pop artist, opened at the new visual arts institute AEIVA in January. Already the highest-attended visual arts exhibition in the university’s history, Warhol: Fabricated attracted almost 2,700 visitors during its run.
April 13, 2015

Stitching History

Jane Mulkin, a vintage clothing collector and longtime supporter of the Department of Theatredonated more than 200 pieces from her private collection to the department in Fall 2014.
April 13, 2015

Connected

Each day at UAB marks a different experience for me, connecting with our students, faculty, staff, and alumni and learning something new about them.
November 05, 2014

Going Global

Nowadays, it seems like everybody’s going global. Here in the College of Arts and Sciences, we’re doing our part to cross the continents, too, with faculty and students making their mark in more places than we can mention in a single article.
November 05, 2014

Pull Up a Chair

The College’s four newest departmental leaders discuss their jobs, our campus culture, and the opportunities they see at UAB.
November 05, 2014

Horse Power

Sometimes, inspiration comes from the unlikeliest of places.
November 05, 2014

General Wisdom

Distinguished Alumni Award winner Major General (Ret.) Lee Price says the roots of her successful military career lie in her UAB education.
November 05, 2014

Anchor Away

Communication Studies alumna Laura Britt is front and center on the 120 Sports network.
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