UAB archaeologist Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., and Christopher Tuttle, executive director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, announced the discovery of a massive, previously unknown structure in Petra, a 2,500-year-old city in southern Jordan.
Jeffery Walker, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Justice Sciences, has been awarded an $18,284 seed grant from The MITRE Corporation’s National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center and the University System of Maryland.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation recently awarded Jarred Younger, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Psychology and director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Neuroinflammation, Pain and Fatigue Laboratory, with a pilot grant to fund his research in rheumatology. 
James McClintock, Ph.D., Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology in the Department of Biology, has been selected as an Explorers Club Fellow.
Researchers in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences have found a novel and practical way to combat malicious attacks on motion sensors inside mobile devices.
This season, Theatre UAB, the performance company of the Department of Theatre, will present productions of “You Can’t Take It With You,” “Vinegar Tom,” “The Real Inspector Hound,” the 14th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays and “A Little Night Music.”
The UAB Marching Blazers, part of the Department of Music, will have several opportunities to perform their show “Hollywood,” says Interim Director of Bands Gene Fambrough, DMA. 
Works by seven photography students in the Department of Art and Art History are on display on the first and fifth floors of UAB’s Heritage Hall. 
Celeste Paxton, a graduate student pursuing her M.A. art history, has been researching cave paintings at Chaturbhujnath Nala in the Indian state of Madya Pradesh. 
Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., polymer and materials chemist and associate professor in the Department of Chemistry is working with Hubert Tse, Ph.D. immunologist and associate professor in the Department of Microbiology in the School of Medicine, on a promising diabetes research project.
Emily Quarato, a junior from New York majoring in chemistry and anthropology, was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates site project this summer in eastern Hungary.
Junior Aaron Landis, who is majoring in neuroscience and is a member of the UAB Honors College University Honors Program, spent the summer working in the lab of Robert Sorge, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychology.
Eleven students in the Public Relations program, a specialization within the Department of Communication Studies, brought home a total of 17 awards at the state conference of the Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) on April 20.
The College of Arts and Sciences will now offer the state’s only Bachelor of Arts degree in computer and information sciences. 
Jarrod Hicks, a neuroscience student in the Department of Psychology and the School of Medicine’s Department of Neurobiology, and  Akhil Kaushik, a biology major, have been selected for the Amgen Scholars U.S. Program.
Senior Bailey Barrow of Pinson has been named a Student of the Year through the American Advertising Federation Birmingham TEN Awards.
Supraja “Sippy” Sridhar, a Hoover native and senior majoring in chemistry, launched a new campus organization to provide a food pantry to students struggling to pay for meals.
October 07, 2016

Social Skills

Here in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Sociology is focused on providing our undergraduate and graduate students with the skills they need in their careers as well as in graduate and professional schools.
While we pride ourselves on our interdisciplinary programs and partnerships across campus, so much of what makes this College strong are the connections it has with the surrounding community.
April 25, 2016

A Busy Fall Semester

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” the Interlude: Space+Body show in the Department of Art and Art History, Homecoming, Hoops on the Haasephalt, the Scholarship and Awards Luncheon, the Faculty Book Party and the Alumni Awards reception were just some of the incredible events at the College during the Fall semester.
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