Homecoming 2013The Philosophy Department was decorated for Homecoming Week 2013. Go Blazers!
Undergraduate Publication Opportunities
Resources for undergraduate publications can be found here and here.
E. Mallick Hossain Named 2011 Goldwater Scholar
University of Alabama at Birmingham student Ethan Mallick Hossain of Gadsden, Ala., was named a 2011 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. In addition, three UAB students were given Goldwater Honorable Mentions: Timothy Fernandez of Gadsden, Charlotte Kent from Clay, Ala., and Helen Lin of Birmingham.
Hossain, 18, was a sophomore with majors in chemistry, mathematics and philosophy. He plans to combine his interest in economics with medical research. He is a member of the Early Medical School Acceptance Program and Fast-Track Mathematics
Philosophy EditorialsIn Dr. Morrow's Social and Political Philosophy course, students are required to write short arguments on current social-political issues. Some of those essays were published in al.com (the on-line news site for The Birmingham News, The Hunstville Times, and the Press-Register).
Alex Soper wrote "A utilitarian's stance on Obamacare" in favor of the legislation.
Joseph Obie Norris wrote "A libertarian's stance on Obamacare" in opposition to the legislation.
Andrew Romnie wrote "HB56 is bad for Alabama" arguing in favor of repealing the law as the "facts" upon which the law is based are not true.
Edmund Semmes wrote "Occupy: How to bring about positive change" outlining pragmatic solutions to the social and political issues highlighted by the Occupy movement.
UAB's Kimberly Everett Wins Truman ScholarshipUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham student Kimberly Everett, 21, of Semmes, Ala., was named a 2011 Harry S. Truman Scholar. She was one of 60 students selected from 54 colleges and universities across the United States to receive the honor.
The award is one of the country’s most prestigious national fellowships, given annually to college juniors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership potential and who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or other public service. It provides them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service.