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Peace Corps Prep Kick-Off Event

Peace Corps Prep Kick-Off Event


UAB is the newest Peace Corps partner university and the Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research is proud to announce Peace Corps Prep. This program is defined by Peace Corps as, “a certificate program for undergraduates that centers on one empowering question: How can you prepare yourself to be the best Peace Corps Volunteer you can be?” Refreshments will be served and the opportunity to win door prizes. The kick-off event will take place September 28, 2017, at 4 PM in UAB Smolian International House.
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Clinton Global Initiative University

CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE UNIVERSITY NETWORK


The CGI University Network (CGI U) is a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to leading student innovators and entrepreneurs. UAB is a member of the CGI University Network and commits funding to UAB students who join the CGI Network.
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Students explore solutions for hunger and food access

STUDENTS EXPLORE SOLUTIONS FOR FOOD ACCESS


Lectures, article discussions, peer presentations, and guest speakers helped students explore the theoretical concepts of food security and hunger. After learning how they apply to Birmingham, a UAB class looked at how the same issues are addressed nationally and globally.
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UAB Writing Students Help Youngsters Publish a Book

UAB WRITING STUDENTS HELP YOUNGSTERS PUBLISH A BOOK


Sixteen University of Alabama at Birmingham writing students are helping 100 third- and fourth-grade students at Inglenook Elementary School publish their first book. As part of a service-learning project, the UAB students taught the youngsters various genres of writing and assembled their best works in “Young Writers in Birmingham.”
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Students Discover Birmingham by Writing About It

STUDENTS DISCOVER BIRMINGHAM BY WRITING ABOUT IT


The city of Birmingham is an open book for students in one UAB English course. It serves as both subject and setting for their work, which hones their skills for writing about place for different public and academic audiences.
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