A UAB alumna and director of the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop won the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry.
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In the 1800s, Africans and African Americans found prestige wealth, and freedom in an unlikely haven — Czarist Russia.
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Birmingham Poetry Review has been nominated for a 2018 Small Press Publisher Award.
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Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions.

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The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
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Class of 2017 option 2At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
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Poemmemoirstory, a nationally recognized literary publication published by the UAB Department of English is being renamed. 

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The new building will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South on the southwest corner of the Campus Green.
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Author Dana Walrath will present a workshop and book reading Oct. 28 at UAB’s Hill Student Center.
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Alumna Sarah Hicks will travel to the Galapagos Islands in an effort to enhance geographic knowledge in classrooms and local communities.
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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.
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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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