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Displaying items by tag: arts and sciences magazine spring 2016

While we pride ourselves on our interdisciplinary programs and partnerships across campus, so much of what makes this College strong are the connections it has with the surrounding community.
April 25, 2016

A Busy Fall Semester

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” the Interlude: Space+Body show in the Department of Art and Art History, Homecoming, Hoops on the Haasephalt, the Scholarship and Awards Luncheon, the Faculty Book Party and the Alumni Awards reception were just some of the incredible events at the College during the Fall semester.
April 25, 2016

History in the Making

Gillian Goodrich studied history. Today, she’s helping to create it. Decades after she began her academic career, Goodrich approaches our common social challenges with the same rigorous examination and long perspective of a historian—one with a giving heart.
April 25, 2016

Budding Knowledge

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomed several new chairs last summer, including leadership for three of our popular and competitive science departments: Dr. Richard Dluhy in Chemistry, Dr. Ilias Perakis in Physics, and Dr. Yuliang Zheng in Computer and Information Sciences.
The innovative UABTeach program educates Alabama’s future teachers.
April 25, 2016


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.
April 25, 2016

2015 Alumni Awards

All five recipients were honored at the annual Alumni Awards reception on Thursday, January 21 at the UAB Alumni House and spoke eloquently of their time as UAB students and the impact that their professors and peers made on their lives and careers.
April 25, 2016

A Perfect Match

Lucy Kennedy did not so much find UAB as UAB found her. Her support enables the College to provide scholarships to our most promising students, especially those returning to school while balancing work and families.
Internationally renowned primatologist Frans B. M. de Waal, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Charles W. and Caroline P. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar.
April 25, 2016


Capital investments strengthen the College’s ability to attract and retain the best talent and create a state-of-the-art learning environment for our students. Gifts can be made in several ways, including one-time and renewable scholarships starting at $1,000 or invested as an endowment, allowing permanent funding.
April 25, 2016


Our faculty members make investments in their students, and the returns are far-reaching and inspirational.
Professor in the Department of Biology receives the 2016 Charles W. and Caroline P. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
April 25, 2016

One for the Books

Twenty-one faculty members published 22 books in 2015 — a remarkable accomplishment.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design in the Department of Art and Art History, is the recipient of the 2016 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Alison Chapman, professor and chair of the Department of English, is the recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
Dr. John K. Moore Jr., associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has been awarded a research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
Dr. Jacqueline Nikles, associate professor and coordinator of undergraduate organic chemistry, has appointed a member of the American Chemical Society Examinations Committee, which will write a new standardized ACS Organic Chemistry exam for 2017.
Dr. Erika Hille Rinker, assistant professor of German, is one of the 2015 recipients of the American Association of Teachers of German/Goethe- Institut Certificate of Merit.
Peaceful Societies, an online resource on nonviolent groups of people across the world, is now hosted by the Department of Anthropology.
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