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UAB News: Global Stories

  • Senior Andrew Milstead developed his CGIU commitment from his independent study thesis.Andrew Milstead, senior finance major in the UAB Collat School of Business and Business Honors student, hopes to bring natural apiaries to the Birmingham area through a project he’s pursuing as part of a national initiative to develop America’s next-generation leaders. Milstead is one of 17 University of Alabama at Birmingham students selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative Universityon March 6-8 at the University...

  • Early Judaism scholar Jodi Magness will present a lecture called “Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.”The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society will present a lecture on the archeology of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran, the archeological site where the scrolls were discovered. The lecture will be given at 7 p.m. Feb. 12, 2015, in the UAB Alumni House, 1301 10th Ave. South. A...

  • Students from four schools and nine majors will travel to CGIU in March.Seventeen University of Alabama at Birmingham students have been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University on March 6-8 at the University of Miami. Founded in 2007 by former President Bill Clinton, CGIU engages the next generation of campus leaders to address global issues in the Initiative’s five focus areas: education, environmental and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public...

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