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. 
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.
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.
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.
Gillian Goodrich studied history. Today, she’s helping to create it. Decades after she began her academic career, Goodrich approaches our common social challenges with the same rigorous examination and long perspective of a historian—one with a giving heart.
April 25, 2016

Budding Knowledge

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomed several new chairs last summer, including leadership for three of our popular and competitive science departments: Dr. Richard Dluhy in Chemistry, Dr. Ilias Perakis in Physics, and Dr. Yuliang Zheng in Computer and Information Sciences.
The innovative UABTeach program educates Alabama’s future teachers.
April 25, 2016

Showcase

The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
April 25, 2016

2015 Alumni Awards

All five recipients were honored at the annual Alumni Awards reception on Thursday, January 21 at the UAB Alumni House and spoke eloquently of their time as UAB students and the impact that their professors and peers made on their lives and careers.
Internationally renowned primatologist Frans B. M. de Waal, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Charles W. and Caroline P. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar.
April 25, 2016

A Perfect Match

Lucy Kennedy did not so much find UAB as UAB found her. Her support enables the College to provide scholarships to our most promising students, especially those returning to school while balancing work and families.
April 25, 2016

Partnerships

Our faculty members make investments in their students, and the returns are far-reaching and inspirational.
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