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Rob Blanton, Ph.D., an expert on the international political economy, including the human impacts of the global economy and the intersection of human rights and the global economic system, has been named chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration.

Hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of History, Frye Gaillard will give an in-depth lecture on the history of the decade of the 1960s on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in Heritage Hall, Room 104.

Visiting artist and designer Parisa Tashakori will lecture and work with students as well as lead design workshops with UAB DAAH graphic design students.

The festival is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre. Since UAB’s first Festival of Ten-Minute Plays in 2003, these roller-coaster evenings have featured a variety of short comedies and tragedies, each performed in about 10 minutes.

In the fall of 2018, 358 students from 96 higher education institutions in 16 countries were named University Innovation fellows — a prestigious honor that empowers students to be agents of change for their schools. Four UAB Honors College students were among those chosen.

James B. McClintock, Ph.D., Endowed Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded The Explorers Club Finn Ronne Memorial Award.

The first building in a state-of-the-art Science and Engineering Complex at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has received initial Stage I approval by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees to move forward with planning. 

Misunderstandings and tantrums abound when the four members of the self-absorbed Bliss family each invite a guest for the weekend. Coward’s beloved play is a delightful mix of high farce and comedy of manners. 

Sculptor Kevin Vanek will lecture, lead a workshop for students and offer a glimpse into his creative process at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

By creating their own online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions, and identifying free online resources, faculty saved students more than $1 million on instructional materials.

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