We welcome these newest members of the College family.
November 05, 2014

On Loan

Students in Government secure coveted spots as United Way loaned executives.
Announced in June, the Institute for Human Rights will feature an interdisciplinary approach to address human rights questions and will utilize one of UAB’s well-known strengths: a highly diverse faculty bringing to bear knowledge and experiences from across multiple geopolitical boundaries.
November 05, 2014

So What?

Inside the pages of this issue of Arts & Sciences magazine, you’ve been introduced to faculty, students, alums, and partners from around the globe who have made strides that set them apart.
May 02, 2014

Seeds of Success

CAS Alumni Entrepreneurs are rooted in their UAB education.
Most creative leaders in this world got to where they are today because they are problem-solvers: they find a need and fill it. In fact, it was this determined mindset that led Rosie O’Beirne and Anna Lloyd to establish the program of their dreams: the UAB Digital Media Fellows.
May 01, 2014

Sharper Image

UAB’s new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility is the largest and most advanced in the state.
Industrial diamonds may be less flashy than their multifaceted, organic cousins, but their durability offers great potential for scientific use Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., professor of physics and associate dean of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been conducting research on manmade diamonds for many years.
May 01, 2014

Illumination

Leon Botstein, president of Bard College and musical director and conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, was selected as the winner of the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Prize.
It’s often said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. But Dean Robert Palazzo’s 1,099-mile journey from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, to UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences actually started with a surf clam.
May 01, 2014

A Strong Stem

UAB was one of only five research universities chosen by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) as expansion sites for their UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering, and math teacher preparation programs.
May 01, 2014

New Books

New books by CAS faculty include Beyond Sound, The College and Career Guide in Music Technology by Scott Phillips, Ph.D., assistant professor of music, and Beginning Partial Differential Equations by Peter O’Neil, professor emeritus in the Mathematics department.
May 01, 2014

AEIVA Opens

The UAB College of Arts and Sciences opened its new Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts to the public January 16.
You won’t find the “Fas pathway” on any hiking map, but thousands of researchers around the world are avidly studying the cellular receptor for clues that could have historic impact not only on disease but on science’s understanding of life and death.
UAB Honors Program student Yoonhee Ryder is one of 10 students chosen from the U.S. by the Clinton Presidential Foundation to “expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying in the Arab world.”
May 01, 2014

So What?

As the stories in this issue reveal, students and faculty across CAS are engaged in the kinds of cutting-edge research and energizing collaborations that will make this a year to remember.
Kerry Madden, M.F.A, UAB assistant professor of creative writing, took on the charge of writing about famed Southern storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham and renowned Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas's friendship, collaborating with her artist daughter Lucy Madden-Lunsford to create a children’s tale.
November 20, 2013

Super Center

They may not wear spandex or leather boots, but the elite team of investigators at the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Information Assurance/Joint Forensics Research (CIA/JFR) do indeed have some unique superpowers.
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is at the forefront of helping students and other members of the UAB community get ahead of the information curve through creation of the Digital Media Commons—a hands-on, open resource advance the university’s plugged-in faculty, staff, and students.
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