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Junior Alexandra “Lexie” Woolums will be a member of the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service's inaugural class of just 100 students.

The Chapman family has long believed that education transforms lives, and they are particularly committed to students who struggle with the costs of higher education.

Creative people often seek out safe spaces where they can express themselves and connect with others.

May 24, 2022

An Impeccable Person

Minal Hollowell, M.D., ’99, ’03, was the type of person we’d all like to know. The type of person who cared deeply about people, said her husband, Matt Hollowell, ’99; compassionate, intelligent, loving, kind, trusting. “She was all of those things,” he said. “She was an impeccable person.” Read more on UAB Advancement.

Each academic year, the UAB College of Arts and Sciences receives departmental nominations for the Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Students and Outstanding Graduate Students.

Not until I became a college professor did I contemplate the gap between the writing I had been taught and the writing I had practiced in the working world.

Through language, poets help us better understand and navigate life. However, the journey to a career in poetry is not always clear (or easy).

Ashley M. Jones, an alumna of the UAB Department of English, was recently appointed to serve as the next Poet Laureate of Alabama.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences and the English Department are saddened by the passing of Dr. Lila Miranda (“Randa”) Graves, emerita associate professor of English.

Two Department of English faculty members are being recognized for their commitment to excellence in teaching and composition this year.

October 15, 2020

A limitless world

Makayla Smith wants to use poetry to create spaces of joy and representation for Black, queer audiences.

COVID-19 has changed not only our daily lives but also how we approach education. UAB English Instructor Halley Cotton has faced these challenges following a simple but meaningful maxim: “You give grace; you get grace.”

Shelby Morris earned her B.A. in Professional Writing with a minor in Spanish in 2016 followed by a M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition in 2018.

Congratulations to Drs. Danny Siegel (English), Renato Camata (Physics), and Jason Linville (Criminal Justice)

Alumna Marie Sutton has worn a lot of hats throughout her educational and professional career.

Words matter. No one knows that better than alumnus Jeff Hodges who has made a career out of helping others, most recently in his role as Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Talent Program Manager for Regions Bank.

Many of our donors give to the College as a way of showing their appreciation for the people who inspired and guided them to academic and professional success. We asked a few of our supporters to share their stories of why they give and how investing in the College will ensure the success of our future students.
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