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Five college faculty members have been chosen as Edge of Chaos Scholars along with 21 other UAB faculty and staff members. In their new role, they will be making presentations throughout the coming academic year on the problems our society has struggled to solve.
Graduate students will be able to take a unique World War II class this fall. HY 693 covers events of the war exactly 70 years after they occurred, which means it will cover the events of August to December 1944 — one of the most important and dramatic periods of the war.
As the executive director of the nonprofit Friends of Rickwood, UAB alum David Brewer is the chief steward of Rickwood Field's legacy.
It is with great pleasure we celebrate the awards that our colleagues have won this semester: Raymond Mohl, Carolyn Conley, Glenn Feldman, and Andrew Demshuk.
The Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society will host a free, public lecture on “How Islam Saved the Jews” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24.
Andrew Demshuk, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, has received a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Award that will enable him to pursue a comparative history of post-1945 reconstruction and urban planning in three cities divided by Cold War borders — Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Leipzig, East Germany, and Wrocław, western Poland.
Pamela Sterne King, an assistant professor of history at UAB and former historic preservation officer for the city of Birmingham, wants students to learn about the city’s "often-forgotten fun personality."
Two advanced students in The College, Nicole Watkins in History and Kyle Besing in Mathematics, won second and first place, respectively, in this year’s Graduate Student Research Days, hosted by UAB Graduate School.
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. David J. Wasserstein, Eugene Greener Jr. Professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, titled “How Islam Saved the Jews.” The event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society.
This class, taught by Dr. Glenn Feldman, will cover various economic ideas from the ancient Greeks and Romans; through the early church fathers and medieval thought; through Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and the classical economists; upward to Keynes; and finally to Hayek, Milton Friedman, and recent supply-side and neoliberal fashions.
Please join us for a talk by Ralph Kingston, Associate Professor and History Department Graduate Program Officer of Auburn University's History Department.
Professors Harriet Amos Doss and Robert Corley were among the nearly 300 employees who will be honored during this year’s UAB Service Awards Program.
Department of History professor André Millard thinks the 1960s supergroup the Beatles would not have made it big if they had formed in the age of the Internet.
UAB’s Graduate History Forum will take place on March 7 and 8, 2014. The keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Professor of History at Louisiana State University and author of Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia.
The UAB College of Arts and Sciences will commemorate the life and legacy of 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln with a week of events Nov. 15-21.
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