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Campus-Community Speed Matching

Campus-Community Speed Matching


Groups of UAB faculty, students, and staff will rotate among nonprofits stationed in Ballroom C at the UAB Hill Student Center at five minute intervals on February 13, 2017, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Organizations will prepare a three minute pitch of an interesting project that requires volunteers and are outside of traditional volunteer needs that can also be accomplished over the course of a semester (spring, summer, or fall).
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Peace Corps Interest Session

Peace Corps Interest Session


The UAB Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research is hosting a Peace Corps Interest Session for UAB students interested in learning more about the Peace Corps. A regional recruiter will be in attendance and we will be skyping with a UAB graduate who is currently serving in Timor-Leste to get true insight into what life in service is like. Pizza will be served! The interest session will take place January 25, 2017, 5:30-7 PM in Ryals School of Public Health Room 107.
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UAB Clinton Scholars

UAB CLINTON SCHOLARS 2016


Twenty-one UAB students will represent the institution at the Clinton Global Initiative University from April 1-3 at the University of California, Berkeley. Students have made 12 Commitments to Action — projects with specific, measurable steps to address challenges in four CGI U focus areas: education, poverty alleviation, peace and human rights, and public health.
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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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