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The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Chris McCauley as the new director of communications, effective February 1, 2021.

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It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Professor Marlene Johnson on November 2, 2020. After teaching in the UAB Department of Theatre for 14 years, Prof. Johnson will be remembered as a dedicated educator, a generous colleague, and an inspired artist. She is survived by her husband Edwin Booth and sister Myrna Johnson Moehring.

Dr. John Maddox, an assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has published, “Challenging the Black Atlantic: The New World Novels of Zapata Olivella and Gonçalves,” (Bucknell University Press). The book is Maddox’s first literary criticism.

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud that three of the five honorees are our graduates.

Kimberly Hazelwood has accepted the position of Executive Director for Business Operations and will start in August 2020.

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The program was approved as a degree-granting program by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education on April 28, 2000.

Congratulations to Drs. Danny Siegel (English), Renato Camata (Physics), and Jason Linville (Criminal Justice)
Andrew S. Baer, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of History, has published a new book entitled, “Beyond the Usual Beating: The Jon Burge Police Torture Scandal and Social Movements for Police Accountability in Chicago.”

We are proud to mark the College’s 10th anniversary with this special issue.

Congratulations to UAB Advising Award winners Deborah Littleton, College of Arts and Sciences Director of Advising and advisor for Criminal Justice majors; and Whitney Woodard, who advises all our Neuroscience and International Studies majors.

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The UAB College of Arts and Sciences will offer a training session for students preparing an application to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Training will occur on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Volker Hall Lecture Room B.

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The UAB College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to again offer campus-wide training to junior faculty planning to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

Twenty-six College of Arts and Sciences employees who have worked at UAB for 20 years or more were recognized at the annual UAB Service Awards Reception on March 1, 2019.

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Established in 2018, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

Jill Clements, Ph.D., has been named as the recipient of the first Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize in the History of Ideas.

If you haven't been to campus lately, I can't stress enough how different the environment is from what you may remember from your student days.

Catherine Daniélou, Ph.D., senior associate dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, has established the Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize in the History of Ideas.
UAB will launch a new Bachelor of Science degree program in bioinformatics this fall.

Join fellow humanities faculty from UAB and other area colleges and universities for this unique opportunity to hear from National Endowment for the Humanities Director Jon Parrish Peede on how to apply for NEH grants.

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