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The UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes full-time regular UAB faculty members who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments as mentors of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows.

The Student Social Work Organization sponsored a documentary about the impact of clean water on villages in Kenya.

April 19, 2017

A Vibrant Fall Semester

There was an explosion of creativity and celebration last fall with AEIVA and the Institute of Human Rights kickoff event at the Alys Stephens Center.
The new program, only the second of its kind in anthropology in the US, focuses on peace as behavioral process at multiple levels including at the level of individuals, families, groups, communities, cultures and nations.
Gbowee gave a free public lecture at the Alys Stephens Center on September 29 at a kickoff event for the UAB Institute for Human Rights (IHR).
Dr. Kempin Reuter comes to UAB from the Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Christopher Newport University in Virginia, where she has been the Director since 2013.
Dr. Howard Zehr, a renowned figure in human rights scholarship, has been named the winner of the 2015 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Award.
November 05, 2014

Institute for Human Rights

Announced in June, the Institute for Human Rights will feature an interdisciplinary approach to address human rights questions and will utilize one of UAB’s well-known strengths: a highly diverse faculty bringing to bear knowledge and experiences from across multiple geopolitical boundaries.
As part of its expanding work in the area of human rights, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences, home to the new Institute for Human Rights, is encouraging its students, faculty, staff and the greater UAB community to participate in Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18.
Douglas P. Fry, recently named the UAB Department of Anthropology chair, says he was interested in UAB's planned Institute for Human Rights, which was approved by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees during its June 13 meeting.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on June 13 approved a proposal by the University of Alabama at Birmingham to establish the UAB Institute for Human Rights.