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Ten senior faculty members from the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) came to UAB for an intensive three-week training program centered around building leadership skills in the public sector.

Laila-Rose Hudson is the UAB Political Science Program’s Outstanding Student for 2018.

April 03, 2018

Taking a Leap

Psychology and Public Administration alumna Ann Bridges Steely says her biggest career risks brought the greatest rewards.

The Graduate and Professional programs within the Departments of Biology and Political Science and Public Administration rank among the nation’s best.

Dr. Angela Lewis, professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (formerly Government) and director of the Political Science Program, has agreed to serve as interim chair of the department.

Daisy Wong, Ph.D., Robert Maddox, J.D., Christina Richey, Ph.D., Charles Scribner and Marcus Newell were honored at the College of Arts and Sciences' annual Alumni Awards reception on Tuesday, January 24 at the UAB Alumni House.
December 05, 2016

2016 Alumni Awards

Congratulations to our 2016 Alumni Award winners. These accomplished individuals represent the values we champion in the College of Arts and Sciences: ethical and moral reasoning, the scientific method, cultural competency, communication, and confidence in the face of complexity.
Wendy Gunther-Canada, Ph.D. and Erika Hille Rinker, Ph.D. were named as this year’s recipients of the Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence. Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D. was named as the recipient of the Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award.
Dr. Johnny Bates, Mr. Joseph Meadow, IV, Ms. Joy O’Neal, Mr. Tim Stephens were among 25 UAB alumni recognized for their success at a company they founded, owned or managed.
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.
Brian Haynes, a senior majoring in political science and economics, studied the link between Medicaid funding levels and voter turnout in the past three presidential elections.
At this year’s luncheon the program awarded the MPA Hall of Fame Award for 2014 and 2015, which is given to an alum with at least ten years of experience in a public service career who has exemplified public service values.
Robert Blanton, a professor in the Department of Government, helps students understand human trafficking as a global problem perpetuated by numerous complex factors.
The BMEN Peer Mentoring Program is designed to provide academic and social support to black male students entering UAB. Brandon Cohill, Garrett Stephens and Samuel Sullivan IV were awarded the inaugural green blazers for 2016 at the Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering.
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