Shared Vision of an Undergraduate Student
Our shared vision of a UAB undergraduate studdent encompasses four major areas of competency:
Graduates are able to participate effectively in the would of ideas and information.
Graduates possess a depth and breadth of knowledge sufficient for informed decision-making.
Graduates are able to collect and evaluate data and analyze complex issues, usig appropriate methods.
Graduates are aware of contemporary issues and prepared to engage responsibly in the community.
Note: The video "The Split Horn" is now available for check-out at ETS as Videocassette 4456 and the web address for the PBS Split Horn resource companion is http://www.pbs.org/splithorn/
The Split Horn is the sweeping story of a Hmong shaman and his family living in Appleton, Wisconsin. Documenting the 17-year journey of )Paja Thao and his family from the mountains of Laos to the heartland of America, this poignant film shows a shaman's struggles to maintain his ancient traditions as his children embrace American culture. For more about the film, the Thas family, and a preview of the movie, see the link below.