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.
October 04, 2016
Alumna Sarah Hicks will travel to the Galapagos Islands in an effort to enhance geographic knowledge in classrooms and local communities.
June 13, 2016
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.
Sophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.
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.
March 22, 2016
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.
November 21, 2015
October 23, 2015
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.
September 15, 2015
An anonymous nomination brings national attention to poetry written by 2012 UAB graduate Ashley M. Jones.
September 10, 2015
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.
July 15, 2015
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.
September 04, 2014
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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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April 23, 2014
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March 27, 2014
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.