Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:57

Illumination

Leon Botstein, president of Bard College and musical director and conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, was selected as the winner of the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Prize.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:44

Meet the Dean: Robert Palazzo

It’s often said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. But Dean Robert Palazzo’s 1,099-mile journey from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, to UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences actually started with a surf clam.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:35

A Strong Stem

UAB was one of only five research universities chosen by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) as expansion sites for their UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering, and math teacher preparation programs.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:27

New Books

New books by CAS faculty include Beyond Sound, The College and Career Guide in Music Technology by Scott Phillips, Ph.D., assistant professor of music, and Beginning Partial Differential Equations by Peter O’Neil, professor emeritus in the Mathematics department.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:22

AEIVA Opens

The UAB College of Arts and Sciences opened its new Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts to the public January 16.
You won’t find the “Fas pathway” on any hiking map, but thousands of researchers around the world are avidly studying the cellular receptor for clues that could have historic impact not only on disease but on science’s understanding of life and death.
UAB Honors Program student Yoonhee Ryder is one of 10 students chosen from the U.S. by the Clinton Presidential Foundation to “expand their educational and cultural horizons by studying in the Arab world.”
Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:27

So What?

As the stories in this issue reveal, students and faculty across CAS are engaged in the kinds of cutting-edge research and energizing collaborations that will make this a year to remember.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 10:40

The Storyteller and the Artist

Kerry Madden, M.F.A, UAB assistant professor of creative writing, took on the charge of writing about famed Southern storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham and renowned Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas's friendship, collaborating with her artist daughter Lucy Madden-Lunsford to create a children’s tale.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 10:32

Super Center

They may not wear spandex or leather boots, but the elite team of investigators at the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Information Assurance/Joint Forensics Research (CIA/JFR) do indeed have some unique superpowers.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 10:21

UAB's Digital Media Commons

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is at the forefront of helping students and other members of the UAB community get ahead of the information curve through creation of the Digital Media Commons—a hands-on, open resource advance the university’s plugged-in faculty, staff, and students.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 09:53

Standing Up for Social Justice

UAB alum Brendan Rice: "My interest in social justice is grounded in the profound belief that my generation must and will play a central role in fixing the broken systems of our world."
Monday, 18 November 2013 09:47

A River Runs Through It

Selling a product is one thing—but how do you market a region in need of revival? If you're a graphic designer, like UAB assistant professor Doug Barrett, M.F.A., you approach it like any other commodity: Talk to the client, develop a true understanding of the product, and perhaps most important, find the story that will sell it.
Monday, 18 November 2013 09:36

Creating a Culture of Peace

Sharyn Jones, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology, recently returned from a three-week sojourn to India with 11 UAB students; the trip was the first study-away opportunity offered as part of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' new minor: Peace, Justice, and Ecology (PJE).
Monday, 15 April 2013 12:15

Spring 2013

Take a look at the Spring 2013 issue of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences Magazine.
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