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Performance videos and photos from the UAB Department of Music are captured in the department's new "Music that will change your world" video.
George O. Liber has published his third book, Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).
The downtown walking tour was scheduled for a sunny Saturday in April 2016. But the group of about 40 and their UAB student guides soon found themselves reliving another spring morning—Easter Sunday 1963.
Lisa Tamiris Becker, founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, passed away on Friday after an illness.
Bailey Barrow of Pinson is the only student in Alabama to receive this award for 2016. She is a student in the Department of Art and Art History.
Professor of Art History Dr. Heather McPherson has been named by the College Art Association as one of seven Millard Meiss Publication Fund grantees for spring 2016.
Professor of Art History Heather McPherson was named the recipient of the 2016 Annibel Jenkins Prize for the best article on the subject of theatre and performance history in the 18th Century.
UAB’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is now ranked number 68 in the nation, up from 73 in 2012, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking of 200 top graduate programs.
April 25, 2016

Showcase

The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
Through its international and diversity programming, the College of Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise of “knowledge that will change your world.”
Jones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.
Students and faculty in the UAB African American Studies Program have been recognized for their achievements this semester.
The fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.
Department of Music students will perform solo and piano ensemble works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Schumann, Franck, Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla.
The UAB Gospel Choir blew the roof off the Alys Stephens Center on November 15th during their 20th anniversary concert as they celebrated with the Birmingham community.
Artist and juror Paul Rusconi selected the works by students in the Department of Art and Art History. A free lecture by Rusconi is set for 5 p.m. April 1, followed by a free opening reception.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awarded UAB student Russell Alexander II a national winner in Outstanding Performance by an Actor category, and nominated “SFB” for a host of awards.
Lauren Lake, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, was chosen by the Disability Support Services (DSS) staff as the recipient of the Fall 2015 DSS Staff Recognition Award.
The students are from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History and Digital Media. More than two dozen students were honored with Gold and Silver Student ADDY awards for their individual and team projects.
Lauren Slaughter is an Assistant Professor in the UAB Department of English. Originally from Philadelphia, PA, she teaches creative writing, poetry writing, late American and British literature, and composition. She sat down with graduate student Haley Cotton to talk about writing and teaching.
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