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UAB News: Global Stories

  • Enjoy an evening of global guitar as Sérgio and Odair Assad perform their style of classical, jazz and Latin musical fusion.Brazilian-born brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad will perform their classical, jazz and Latin musical fusion Thursday, Nov. 13, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. The Assad Brothers have created a new standard of guitar innovation, ingenuity and expression, setting the benchmark for all other guitarists. The prolific duo is...

  • A UAB scientist will participate in a panel alongside other brain plasticity experts and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will host a dialogue at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday, Oct. 25, alongside leading experts in the brain’s healing power and how the brain changes. The “Neuroplasticity and Healing” forum, which is by invitation only, will feature the Dalai Lama and prominent scientists known for expertise in brain...

  • The Department of Art and Art History has created a large-scale installation of more than 1,000 flags, which will be on exhibit in the AEIVA’s Sculpture Garden.Students from Visiting Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway's Intermediate Sculpture class presented their UAB DAAH Prayer Flag Project installation proposal, Tuesday, Sept. 16. Participating students are, from left: Lisa Nguyen, Kaitlyn Roberts, Kelsey Parrish, Katie Walden, Timothy Harstvedt, Alma Allende, Jayla Perry, and Ashley Cook.Inspired by and in collaboration...

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-Is someone who recognizes that our world is increasingly interconnected

-Does not see ‘them’ but rather ‘us’

-Values diversity, cultural sensitivity and has awareness beyond just an individual perspective

-Actively contributes to the improvement of local and global communities through service, civic engagement and action to promote social responsibility

-Builds collaborative professional relationships based on principles of respect and reciprocity