To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
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Sophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.
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More than 1,800 students are expected to graduate in spring 2016, with an estimated 1,100 expected to walk in the day’s two ceremonies.
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WBRC FOX6 News special report “The Prison’s Professors,” a documentary exploring the history of UAB’s Donaldson Lecture Series, will be screened Thursday, April 7, at the Hill Student Center.
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UAB Writers’ Series continues with reading by author Nina Revoyr.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
Featured panelists are visual artist Merrilee Challiss, author and creative writing professor Elizabeth Hughey, and co-founder of Arc Stories Taylor Robinson, with WBHM News Director Rachel Osier Lindley as moderator.
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An anonymous nomination brings national attention to poetry written by 2012 UAB graduate Ashley M. Jones.
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The series will feature artists’ paint masters Art Graham and Mark Golden, as well as a creative professionalism roundtable with local creative professionals Merrilee Challiss, Elizabeth Hughey and Taylor Robinson.
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2015-2016 UAB Department of English BookTalk includes bestseller “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee.
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UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.

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At least 2,724 students will graduate this spring, and more than 1,200 are expected to participate in UAB’s two spring commencement ceremonies at Bartow Arena.
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This year’s Booktalk will include bestsellers and critically acclaimed first-time novelists.
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UAB experts give advice on how youngsters can properly use technology when writing the old-fashioned way.
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Alison Chapman receives national honor for outstanding advising.
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UAB Associate Professor Cynthia Ryan will be honored for her community work and advocacy.
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Birmingham third- and fourth-graders become authors with help from UAB students.
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University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of English Kieran Quinlan, Ph.D., has been named the winner of the 2014 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences.
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The expo gives young researchers experience presenting their ideas and promotes dialogue among disciplines.

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Jolly served as the director of Freshman English and Developmental Studies for more than 30 years.

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Proceeds from the book will be donated to the Selma-Dallas County Public Library.

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