October 11, 2017

National Day on Writing

The Professional Writing Club at UAB will be hosting a table event for the National Day on Writing in front of the Mervyn H. Sterne Library from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on October 20. The event will focus on writing and its importance in everyday and professional situations.

Social Work faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to stop by and say hello at the Homecoming 2017 Blazer Village.

Join us on campus for one of these College of Arts and Sciences homecoming events!

What did Anglo-Saxon England think about the epic poem Beowulf? What does Hollywood think about it?
The Cyber Security 2020 event sponsored by the Department of Computer Science has been cancelled. Contact the department for more information.
Hailed by critics as “an extraordinary pianist who promises to become a legend in this new century,” American pianist Rachel Kudo will perform Sunday, Sept. 24, for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Piano Series.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will celebrate Homecoming 2017 from Oct. 1-7, with the Gurney Derby Competition, Hoops After Dark, a parade through Southside and UAB Football vs. Louisiana Tech at Legion Field.
On May 22, 2017, Walter Maddox was sworn in for his fourth term as Tuscaloosa’s 36th Mayor. You are invited to hear him speak at UAB on "Crisis Leadership: Public Service during Times of Distress."

The UAB Department of Social Work celebrated Social Work Month with students and their families on March 29, 2017.

The exhibition will feature two major series of works by Sandlin, “A Sinner’s Progress: A Modern Moral Journey” and “76 Manifestations of American Destiny,” and will include a selection of hand-printed books, drawings and paintings
The Birmingham Museum of Art will celebrate a new book by Professor Heather McPherson, Ph.D., Art and Celebrity in the Age of Reynolds and Siddons (Penn State University Press, 2017). McPherson is an art history professor in the Department of Art and Art History. For the BMA’s event,“Art & Celebrity” on Wednesday, May 17, McPherson will give a special lecture at 6 p.m. in the Museum’s Steiner Auditorium, followed by a book signing and reception.
The Department of Social Work and UAB Career & Professional Development joined together to host Social Work Career Day.
The awardees will be honored at a luncheon Friday, June 23, at the UAB National Alumni Society House.
The Department of Art and Art History’s BFA exhibition is a highlight of students’ BFA undergraduate career. A free opening reception is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28.
The UAB Arts and Sciences Alumni Chapter hosted an Alumni Night at Regions Field for the UAB vs. Alabama baseball game on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
During the presentation of “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind,” Department of Art and Art History students from Jenny Fine’s class The Collected Narrative will have their own collaborative installations on view.
Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
Theatre UAB will present four-time Tony Award-winner “A Little Night Music,” an entrancing musical that explores the tangled web of affairs of actress Desirée Armfeldt and the men who love her, April 5-9. This hilariously witty musical with heartbreaking moments of adoration, regret and desire features Sondheim’s haunting melody “Send in the Clowns.”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Gospel Choir will present its annual spring concert at the historic 16th Street Baptist Church on Palm Sunday, April 9.
Hear chamber music and experience the graphic, large-scale installation created by Colombian-born artist Jessica Angel at Chamber Music @ AEIVA, Friday, April 7.
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