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  • UAB students will participate in the 2023 International Peace Conference, May 5-6 in Birmingham
    Students of peace, justice and human rights at UAB will join global thought leaders in the two-day, immersive event — focused on the pursuit of peace at all levels of society.
  • Author to discuss “Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust” on April 4
    The UAB Institute for Human Rights presents W. Jake Newsome, Ph.D., whose book traces the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge and emblem of discrimination into a global symbol of pride.
  • Departments offering events during Social Work Month
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Social Work will present a collaborative event series from March 22-28 for Social Work Month.
  • Learn the history, celebrate the legacy, art and culture
    Black History Month at UAB brings everyone together for explorations of history, language and Gullah culture, and see “Black Is Beautiful,” Will Downing with Maysa, and Ranky Tanky.
  • UAB political science major Laura Nell Walker wins award at ConnectHER Film Festival
    Study abroad class lands UAB student high awards for documentary.
  • 2022 Padma Award recipients named
    The Padma Award recognizes UAB faculty, staff and students who go the extra mile in support of underrepresented populations.
  • Dang’s accomplished UAB experience culminates with presenting at Posters on the Hill
    Derek Dang, graduating from UAB with honors, will present to legislators at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
  • UAB panel dives into the Ukraine crisis
    A panel including experts from across UAB will discuss the Ukraine crisis and its implications for geopolitics and human rights.
  • Keeping human rights relevant during the pandemic
    Nothing brings human rights into focus quite like a global pandemic.
  • UAB presents author Harriet Washington in virtual discussion Nov. 4
    Washington, author of “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present,” will speak about how legacies of violence and exploitation impact the medical system today.
  • Uncovering the power of human rights education at UAB
    Although both of her parents graduated from UAB’s School of Medicine, attending the university was not part of Katie Fagan’s long-term plan — at least not at first.
  • Uncovering the power of human rights
    While growing up in Birmingham, Katie Fagan lived a few blocks away from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Although both of her parents graduated from UAB’s School of Medicine, attending the university was not part of Fagan’s long-term plan. At least not at first.
  • Remote partnership improves care, cultural understanding amid pandemic
    A virtual internship enables students to be part of change here and abroad and help develop better outcomes for adolescents in Nicaragua.
  • UAB to host political science professor April 7 for a discussion on disciplinary respectability
    Tamar Malloy, Ph.D., will demonstrate how rights and protections are undermined by the requirements that people become “respectable” in order to be considered good, moral and worthy of protection.
  • Social Justice Café examines rise of anti-Asian hate amid the pandemic March 31
    Social Justice Café will host a virtual conversation March 31 to discuss the rise of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans during the pandemic.
  • CAS grants spur interdisciplinary research
    Pilot funds enable cross-campus collaborations focused on mobility with disabilities and older caregivers with HIV.
  • Give on March 4 and help UAB care for our community
    Donations for Giving Day will make an impact on UAB’s efforts to fight COVID-19, care for pediatric trafficking survivors, support students, provide dental, medical and eye care to those in need, and more.
  • UAB announces 2021 King Week activities in partnership with the City of Birmingham, local sponsors
    UAB celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through local partnerships and events including Word from the Mountain Top and more.
  • Oct. 26, “Human Rights in Time of COVID-19: The Continued Neglect of Migrants in Lesvos, Greece”
    UAB’s Institute for Human Rights will host a lecture to discuss the global impact of COVID-19 and the neglect of refugees.
  • UAB hosts “Police Reform” on Facebook Live, Oct. 15
    Join UAB’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a Facebook Live discussion on police reform, prison violence and community training.