The Student Social Work Organization sponsored a documentary about the impact of clean water on villages in Kenya.

Proceeds from the show go toward scholarships for future deserving students.
Want to catch up with what's been happening in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures? Read the latest newsletter to get an overview of of student awards and scholarship, study abroad news, and upcoming events!
Are you ready for Spring 2018? Our online newsletter is full of information for our students, from class registration information to research opportunities.

Five Department of Psychology graduate students were awarded the 2018 Federal Highway Administration’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Ethics Bowl debate team will compete in the national Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition. The team took fourth place in the Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday, Nov. 4, beating 16 teams.

Sociology graduate students Jalal Uddin and Haley Kendrick have been awarded best graduate student paper and honorable mention.

UAB graduate student Kendra Royston has been named a trainee to the Susan G. Komen Graduate Training in Disparities Research Grant.

Twenty-seven University of Alabama at Birmingham students will present innovative solutions to issues in their communities and around the globe at the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting.
College of Arts and Sciences students studying Biology, Neuroscience, English, and Political Science are among the finalists of the 2017 Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition.
This is Charles Coleman, of Birmingham, and UAB and the University of Haifa. He’s an Arabic speaker and filmmaker, and, a year later, he’ll be the first male in his family to graduate from college with a four-year degree.
Mao set his sights on medicine during high school, starting with 500 hours of volunteer work at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Alabama. At UAB, Mao focused on science. A chemistry major, he also works as a teaching assistant in chemistry labs and recitations.
Two African American Studies students — an alumna and a senior — are participating in their dream internships this summer.
As the recipient of a $5,400 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Award, Elizabeth Bevan will spend 3 months researching sea turtle behavior in Australia. 
With funding from the Susan G. Komen Graduate Training in Disparities Research (GTDR) Grant, Kayla Lewis will continue to research triple negative breast cancer, a highly aggressive form of breast cancer that doesn’t respond well to treatment.
Ryan Roque, an undergraduate Biology major in the UAB Global and Community Leadership Honors Program, plans to use the funding to explore how the growth hormone gene affects the muscular development of zebra-fish.
Students also received 20 Medallion Awards, the highest award given by the Public Relations Council of Alabama, 12 Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Merit.
After graduation, Haley Callahan will pursue her master’s degree in counseling from Northwestern University.
The students were chosen from a pool of 13,000 applicants.
During her undergraduate experience at UAB, her creative design research focused on building awareness about underprivileged communities in the city. She works with Cayenne Creative.
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