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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.
Martez Files, the undergraduate speaker for the Fall 2014 morning commencement ceremony, is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies.
History student and REV Birmingham intern Stephanie Qualls has become a regular face amongst the cobblestone streets and old buildings of downtown.
Stephanie Qualls has always had a love for history, which is why she wants to teach others about our world and its cultures.
Last week Dr. André Millard's World War Two class studied Operation Market Garden that began on September 17, 1944 — exactly 70 years ago. The class covers events of the war on the anniversary of when they occurred, which means it covers the events of August to December 1944, one of the most important and dramatic periods of WWII.
The latest issue of the Vulcan Historical Review, the journal written and edited by undergraduate and graduate history students at UAB, is now available for all lovers of history to read.
Professor George Liber's expertise in Soviet, post-Soviet, and East European history has been in demand by local news media ever since the crisis in Ukraine began in February 2014.
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