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The UAB Ethics Bowl debate team beat 16 teams in the Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl to advance to the national competition.
Sophomore Mira Walker will represent Alabama in the Southern Division MTNA Competition in January. Fellow piano students Eamon Griffith and Jacob Skiles won honorable mentions.
The 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association conference will bring activists, scholars and educators from around the world to UAB.
Twenty-seven students will represent UAB at the Clinton Global Initiative University from Oct. 13-15 at Northeastern University.

Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions.

UAB’s student body grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year with gains in every school, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Honors College. UAB also enrolled its largest and most academically prepared freshman class.
The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
Early exposure to science, technology and medicine is the start of a path to STEM careers.
Why do some K-12 students — and schools — excel while others struggle? Socioeconomics, race and even nutrition can play a role, but UAB Honors College students are finding no easy answers for education inequality. Discover how the topic inspired them to partner with kids in Greensboro to help bridge the divide.
UAB’s Hill Student Center has received a 2017 Merit Award from the Birmingham chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
The new designation will provide training and support to researchers and students, translating ideas to market.
Four UAB students are spending the summer studying abroad after being selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
This type of lab course is part of a national undergraduate biology education reform effort.
The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
Applied music major Mira Walker submitted her performance of works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Liebermann, and received a $3,000 award for first place.
Graduating senior Sarah Leffel will spend her first year after completing her undergraduate education teaching English to children in Japan.
The students were chosen from a pool of 13,000 applicants.
Class of 2017 option 2During her undergraduate experience at UAB, her creative design research focused on building awareness about underprivileged communities in the city. She works with Cayenne Creative.
Class of 2017 option 2Cowan and Unger will pursue further work in drug discovery as they enter graduate school after commencement in April.
Class of 2017 option 2A senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.
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