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UAB News: Global Stories

  • The College of Arts and Sciences is encouraging its students, faculty, staff and the greater UAB community to participate in Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18.As part of its expanding work in the area of human rights, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences, home to the new Institute for Human Rights, is encouraging its students, faculty, staff and the greater UAB community to participate in Nelson Mandela International Day...

  • The nearly 60-strong UAB Concert Choir will represent the USA in the “Olympics of choirs,” the World Choir Games in Latvia.On Thursday, July 3, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music will present the UAB Concert Choir in a bon voyage concert as the choir heads to Riga, Latvia, to represent the United States in the “Olympics of choirs,” the Interkultur Eighth World Choir Games from July 5-15. The Concert Choir, conducted by Brian Kittredge, DMA, will...

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights will create and foster new research, policy solutions, educational programming, and outreach activities relating to all aspects of human rights ranging from the local to the international level.The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on June 13 approved a proposal by the University of Alabama at Birmingham to establish the UAB Institute for Human Rights. The Institute for Human Rights will employ innovative technologies and...


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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