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Andrew Keitt, Ph.D., an associate professor of history in the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences has been named the 2010 Alabama Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
September 27, 2010

Mountain of Memories

The mines of Birmingham’s Red Mountain fell silent nearly 50 years ago, but Ike Matson never did.
Last fall, historians Pamela Sterne King and Staci Glover, along with visual and applied anthropologist Rosie O'Beirne, debuted Untold Stories: Finding and Telling Stories You Haven't Heard in History Class.
July 20, 2010

Study Away 2010: Japan

In 2010, Dr. John E. Van Sant led a study away group focusing on the history and culture of Japan.
June 30, 2010

Living History

For the past several semesters, UAB historian Andrew Keitt has been experimenting with a different way of teaching—a form of time travel called Reacting to the Past, in which students live ideas, rather than memorize them.
In 2010, Pamela Sterne King led a group of UAB students on a study away focusing on Historic Preservation in the American South.
UAB Professor Pamela Sterne King tells the story of one of Birmingham's oldest neighborhoods, Fountain Heights, through historic preservation.
Call it an industrial evolution. Birmingham, once smothered in smoke and soot, could soon be covered in green—and reign as the nation's number-one city in park land per capita.
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