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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.
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.
The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Lisa Tamiris Becker as the first Director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA).
Pedestrian injuries are a leading cause of death in children in the United States and around the world, and a pedestrian simulator developed by University of Alabama at Birmingham psychology professor David Schwebel is helping area children learn how to cross the street in a safe environment.
June 18, 2014

The Write Stuff

More than two dozen area high school students recently participated in The Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by the Department of English.
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.
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.
The African American Studies Organization was honored with the Program/Event of the Year Award at the Student Excellence Awards ceremony on April 23, 2014.
A design by University of Alabama at Birmingham student Hannah Rettig will adorn a refurbished school bus, essentially a mobile classroom, that will travel Woodlawn neighborhoods providing information and services to parents and children in an effort to help increase student success in school.
The State of Alabama High School Programming Contest will bring talented students from across the state to the University of Alabama at Birmingham on May 17 for a contest that tests computer programming skills.
Area children will learn just how fun science can be during Mad Scientist Day at the University of Alabama at Birmingham May 17. The event, which is hosted by the Birmingham chapter of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, is free and open to elementary and middle school students.
Pamela Sterne King, an assistant professor of history at UAB and former historic preservation officer for the city of Birmingham, wants students to learn about the city’s "often-forgotten fun personality."
This week, while the Birmingham Seven perform Ra’s music for “Sun Ra: Musician, Philosopher, and Poet,” the audience will see a set created by University of Alabama at Birmingham students, faculty and staff.
Cynthia Ryan is known for her ability to tie academia to community service. The two-time breast cancer survivor has made homeless people with cancer her main focus, publishing several articles about the issue.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Associate Professor of English Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D., has been named the 2014 recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work in breast cancer awareness, outreach and advocacy.
Sixteen University of Alabama at Birmingham writing students are helping 100 third- and fourth-grade students at Inglenook Elementary School publish their first book.
Clarence Lockett started out as a theatre student focusing on screenwriting. But it was a true-life story that pulled him into filmmaking and changed his college and career goals.
The Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school.
Students in University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of Painting Gary Chapman's intermediate painting class will participate with 80 other artists in Salvador's Deli, an event at the Birmingham Museum of Art on March 2. The event will feature live music, local brews and food, and will showcase artwork made from food items created by local artists and art students.
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