yatesStephanie Yates, Ph.D., associate professor of finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been chosen by the prestigious Fulbright Specialist Program to participate in a travel abroad project in Cape Town, South Africa.

Entrepreneurship doesn’t mean small business. At the Collat School of Business, it means big ideas.

Entrepreneurs share a way of thinking, a way of life. They have a way of identifying problems and seizing the opportunity in those problems, skills that are useful whether they’re starting a business or working for a large conglomerate.

The Collat School of Business is proud to recognize and celebrate Birmingham's talented entrepreneurs by hosting the Birmingham Business Journal's Entrepreneurship Spotlight Awards Luncheon on April 21 at the UAB National Alumni House. Register for this event today.


wheelchairTwo projects from the current cohort of the UAB Business Engineering Design Course, a course that joins business and engineering students together to provide innovative, technical solutions to the disabled community, have been selected as finalists for the 2014 da Vinci Awards.


Hansen 315Dr. John Hansen has been honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Faculty Awards Convocation held on Friday, April, 4th at the UAB Alumni House.

mix justiceUAB Collat professor Griffin Edwards, Ph.D. specializes in empirical legal studies, a young discipline that applies the high-powered statistical methods of economics to lawmaking. By crunching everything from murder rates to crop yields, he is revealing the unintended consequences of mental health legislation, Prohibition, and more.

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An established leader in online education, the UAB Collat School of Business  is expanding its undergraduate distance-learning portfolio to include four new online bachelor's programs:  Online Bachelor of Science in Economics, Online Bachelor of Science in Finance, Online Bachelor of Science in Management, and Online Bachelor of Science in Marketing.

MBA rankingU.S. News & World Report, in its survey of Best Part-Time MBA Programs, recently ranked the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham 39th in the nation in its 2015 Best Graduate Schools ranking.  Collat’s MBA program is the highest ranking part-time program and the largest fully accredited MBA program in Alabama.

students outsideThe Collat School of Business will host an event panel for current UAB students who are interested in enhancing their degree with a minor or certificate from the UAB Collat School of Business.  The event will be on April 3rd, 2014 at Heritage Hall, Room 126 from 6:30PM-7:30PM. 


Excellence businessThe 2014 Excellence in Business Top 25 award winners were recently feted by the Collat School of Business and the National Alumni Society in recognition of their exceptional business success. In partnership with the Birmingham Business Journal, UAB’s National Alumni Society selected the top 25 alumni who own or operate successful businesses. Ten Collat alumni were celebrated among this year’s honorees.