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UAB alum Logan Talbot writes about his experience interning for the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
October 25, 2013

Lewis Featured in New Video

The Department's Angela Lewis recently sat down to discuss her recent book, Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood, which attempts to unravel the the political phenomenon of conservatism in Black communities.
UAB's National Alumni Society (NAS) honored five people, including the Department of Government's Wendy Gunther Canada, at the 13th annual Alumni Leadership Recognition Awards Luncheon.
"The most valuable thing about my experience at UAB was the close mentorship I received from the faculty," said Logan Talbot, UAB class of 2011.
UAB alumna Kristal Quarker has been named the national field director for African American Initiatives for the Republican National Committee (RNC).
Students and faculty members of the Department of Government celebrated some big milestones at UAB's 2013 Spring Commencement.
April 24, 2013

UAB Votes

Students and faculty in UAB Department of Government played a large role in last year's UAB Votes initiative.
Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell visited the Department of Government to help celebrate UAB's Civil Rights Movement commemoration.
Dr. Nikolaos Zahariadis and a group of 19 students visited the United Nations over spring break.
When it comes to being conservative, black people have been mislabeled, according to a new book by UAB professor Angela Lewis.
February 13, 2013

Global and Community Vision

Farah Ahmad Al Farhan is not afraid of ambition. She is pursuing a double major in Political Science and Economics along with a minor in French and a concentration in International Relations/Comparative Politics. She is also the recipient of the 2012 Voytek Zubek Memorial Scholarship.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox made headlines for his leadership after a tornado wrecked havoc in 2011, but his potential was recognized by the residents of the city years before the disaster. Even earlier than that, his potential was seen and applauded in the halls of the Department of Government.
An understanding of government and society can make you a better professional in many other fields than just law and politics.
Sometimes a simple picture can say more than mountains of data — especially if that picture is created from the data itself. Akhlaque Haque, PhD, an associate professor of government at UAB and an expert in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, learned this lesson in Cleveland.
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