Author John Thabiti Willis will discuss masquerading traditions in the West African town of Otta.
The 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association conference will bring activists, scholars and educators from around the world to UAB.
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.
Lisa Baker, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as an associate editor for the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
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.
Isabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.

The unique new program, in collaboration with the UAB schools of Medicine and the Public Health, will prepare future social workers for in-demand jobs by focusing on health and behavioral health using an innovative model of evidence-based education.  

Human trafficking expert Sunny Slaughter will give a lecture from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 14 in Sterne Library Room 172.
Shanquela Williams, junior social work major, will spend the spring semester in Ghana as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
Experts will participate in a discussion on police and minority relations in Birmingham in a townhall meeting Tuesday, Sept. 16.
UAB’s Cockerham edits the most comprehensive encyclopedic resource for health study.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.

NAPSW promotes and supports excellence in perinatal social work to maximize healthy outcomes for babies and their families.

Franti, founder of the free music event Power to the Peaceful, will perform as part of UAB’s 1963 commemoration celebration.

UAB assistant professor of social work Chris Walker was selected by The Association of Social Work Boards to help write test questions for the its licensing examinations.

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