The fall semester is always an exciting time as our returning students come back to campus and our freshmen experience our dorms and classrooms for the first time.
Wes Calhoun, president of the new Arts and Sciences Alumni Board, sees growth and opportunity ahead for his alma mater and his hometown.
October 07, 2016

Inaugural Alumni Board

Support comes in many forms, including gifts of time. Our first-ever alumni board features a group of people who will be working hard in the coming year to grow relationships with graduates all over the country.
Dr. Rajesh Kana and his graduate students have collected a large database of about 150 children and adults with autism whom they’ve scanned. In two studies that he and his team have published, they used a computer algorithm to analyze the data.
Gbowee gave a free public lecture at the Alys Stephens Center on September 29 at a kickoff event for the UAB Institute for Human Rights (IHR).
October 07, 2016

Myth Busters

Here are the most common misperceptions of liberal arts majors and a breakdown of how valuable these degrees really are, as well as what UAB is doing to ensure our students find careers that are right for them.
This year, Dr. Mark Hickson celebrates 50 years in teaching, nearly 30 of which have been in the Department of Communication Studies.
October 07, 2016

Keeping the Magic Alive

Alumna Debbie Jo Severin remembers her days as a UAB undergraduate student as extraordinary. Her time here was instrumental in molding many traditions for future Blazers, and she continues to invest in the future of UAB students.
October 07, 2016

Ireland Awards

Dr. Frans B.M. de Waal was named the 2016 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar, and Dr. Charles Amsler was named the recipient of the 2016 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
October 07, 2016

Spring and Summer

From exhibits at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts to a Spring Commencement that is only growing in size and excitement, we had countless achievements to celebrate and numerous opportunities to come together as a campus community.
October 07, 2016

Class Notes

We want you to share your accomplishments! Update your alumni information.
Bliss Chang, who graduated in 2015 with degrees in biology and biochemistry, has won a 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship.
Andrea Frankle, 1998 graduate of the Department of Theatre, plays Suzanna Macon, the cruel plantation mistress on the hit WGN America show “Underground.”
Our colleague Lisa Tamiris Becker, founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, passed away on Friday after an illness.
 Julie Locher, Ph.D., director of the UAB Translational Nutrition and Aging Program, received the Gerontological Society of America 2016 M. Powell Lawton Award. Akilah Dulin Keita, Ph.D., who received her doctorate in Medical Sociology in 2007, has been named the Manning Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Brown University School of Public Health.
Four College of Arts and Sciences alumni were honored as members of the 2016 class of the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 on Friday, June 24, at the UAB National Alumni Society House.
In a recent paper, Department of Biology researchers explain that the defensive mechanisms of Antarctic marine algae, sponges and other invertebrate species hold promise for humans, too.
Wendy Gunther-Canada, Ph.D. and Erika Hille Rinker, Ph.D. were named as this year’s recipients of the Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence. Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D. was named as the recipient of the Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award.
Cristin Gavin, Ph.D., co-director of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program and assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology, has been selected as the recipient of a National Academic Advising Association award.
Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, has been named a senior member by the Association of Computing Machinery.
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