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In a new book, government professor Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D., explains how Big Data, social media and other digital innovations can create more responsive, responsible public administration.
In Department of Government Professor Dr. Akhlaque Haque's new book “Surveillance, Transparency, & Democracy: Public Administration in the Information Age,” he explores how information technology can influence decision making by public policy leaders.
Across campus, UAB students, faculty and staff are engaged in partnerships that are offering opportunity and healing for veterans, and helping to prepare and protect those who serve in harm’s way.
Department of Government alumnus Wayne Heard, now a council executive assistant for the City of Birmingham and law student, attended the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus's "Boot Camp" program in July.
Department of Government administrative associate Dawn Grill was selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for October.
October 02, 2015

Ideas Without Borders

At a time of year when many students are planning their spring break, a select group from UAB has been shaping a brighter future for people around the world. In March, 17 students were invited to join more than 1,000 peers at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) summit in Miami; last year, seven attended the CGIU summit in Phoenix.
Joseph Green, a cadet in the UAB Army ROTC battalion, has been selected as the seventh-ranked cadet nationally on the Order of Merit List. A political science major from Pinson, Alabama, Green received the ranking out of more than 5,000 cadets across the United States. This is the first time a cadet from UAB has ranked this high.
A group of women at UAB is paying it forward with the creation of a state network committed to developing and advancing women leaders in higher education.
Looking for a cool class to take this summer? Then look no further than State and Local Government (PSC 221) taught by former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett.
November 24, 2014

From Pre-Med to Premeditated

Brian Rice interviews Sharmin Anwer, a recent graduate of UAB’s Department of Government currently attending Vanderbilt Law School.
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) generated plenty of talk around the country. But for a group of UAB students, some of the most important discussions took place in Birmingham beauty salons, churches, malls, and even car washes.
While the world watches news headlines on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, UAB alumna Rachel Hicks is getting a much closer view — as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) on assignment at the United States Embassy in the capital of Kyiv.
The UAB Department of Government's 2014 National Conference for Collegiate Women Student Leaders attendees say the conference was an incredible opportunity to be immersed in leadership training and network with high-achieving students from many different universities and backgrounds.
Ashton Johnson, a recent graduate (BA, Political Science), and two current Master of Public Administration (MPA) students, Jasmine Shaw and Tyler Slaton, were selected for the United Way’s Loaned Executive program.
For the past four years a UAB student has been chosen to participate in the weeklong training that focuses on ways to advocate in the global fight against poverty, hunger and injustice.
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