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The downtown walking tour was scheduled for a sunny Saturday in April 2016. But the group of about 40 and their UAB student guides soon found themselves reliving another spring morning—Easter Sunday 1963.
Dr. Johnny Bates, Mr. Joseph Meadow, IV, Ms. Joy O’Neal, Mr. Tim Stephens were among 25 UAB alumni recognized for their success at a company they founded, owned or managed.
April 25, 2016

History in the Making

Gillian Goodrich studied history. Today, she’s helping to create it. Decades after she began her academic career, Goodrich approaches our common social challenges with the same rigorous examination and long perspective of a historian—one with a giving heart.
Colin Davis, chair of the Department of History, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Labor and Working Class History Association.
Phi Alpha Theta presents "An Evening with James Meredith." Join the roundtable discussion recounting the 1962 integration of the University of Mississippi.
The 2015 issue of the Vulcan Historical Review won third prize in the Nash History Journal competition sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.
The Department of History welcomes a new faculty member in January 2016. Stella Ghervas will be joining us as an assistant professor starting in the Spring semester.
Professor Glenn Feldman passed away suddenly on October 19. His life and family will be honored in a prayer vigil Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Homewood. His funeral will be held Friday, October 23.
The 2015 issue of the Vulcan Historical Review is out and available for purchase. The journal is completely student-written and student-edited by undergraduate and graduate students of the UAB Department of History.
Craig Wooten, a graduate of the UAB Department of History, has been listening to American war veterans share their experiences in order to help promote disaster preparedness and provide disaster relief and services to military members and their families.
The UAB College of Arts and Sciences Department of History will be memorializing beloved Professor Raymond Mohl at a service on May 1, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall Lecture Room 102.
When thinking of prospective places to complete an internship, a cemetery is not exactly what comes to mind — unless you’re history student Dana Dawson, that is. Dana enjoys the hands-on learning and, well, the quiet that comes with working at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Department of History alumnus Brian Barsanti is now the executive director of the Southern Museum of Flight, home to one of the best collections of historic aircraft in the Southeast as well as the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame.
The CAS Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society present Dr. Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Members of the editorial board of the Vulcan Historical Review (VHR) 19th edition invite you to submit papers to be considered for publication.
Martez Files, the undergraduate speaker for the Fall 2014 UAB College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony, graduated with a BA in History and a BA in African American Studies.
January 06, 2015

Historian at Work

Last fall, the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) hired UAB History Department alumna Rebecca Dobrinski (MA ’11, BA ’08) as its first Program Director.
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