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The ability to use language is at the heart of the human experience. Here in the English Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we all share a common delight in the richness and complexity of our language and a commitment to sharing that delight with others.

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  • 5 things to know as Blazer Core Curriculum debuts for Fall 2023
    This is the first complete overhaul of UAB’s core curriculum requirements since the university was founded, focusing on providing competencies critical for the 21st century that will better equip students to meet their lifelong goals.
  • UAB students awarded prestigious Gilman International and Freeman-ASIA scholarships to study abroad
    Six students have been named Gilman Scholars and two students received Freeman-Asia scholarships to study in Europe and Asia.
  • One for the Books: 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members published or edited books in 2022
    In 2022, 22 faculty members published or edited 20 books across the Arts and Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.