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The College of Arts and Sciences is proud that three of the five honorees are our graduates.

Kierstin Cates Kennedy, M.D., chief of UAB Hospital Medicine and clinical associate professor, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish at UAB.

This award honors alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary service to the local, national, or global community.

This award honors alumni ages 40 or younger for significant accomplishments in industry and/or their career field or for service in the College.

This award honors alumni ages 40 or younger for significant accomplishments in industry and/or their career field or for service in the College.

This is the College’s highest honor, and is awarded to prominent alumni who have achieved distinction through exceptional contributions to their professions.

Alumna Marie Sutton has worn a lot of hats throughout her educational and professional career.

Words matter. No one knows that better than alumnus Jeff Hodges who has made a career out of helping others, most recently in his role as Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Talent Program Manager for Regions Bank.

Many of our donors give to the College as a way of showing their appreciation for the people who inspired and guided them to academic and professional success. We asked a few of our supporters to share their stories of why they give and how investing in the College will ensure the success of our future students.
Many of our donors give to the College as a way of showing their appreciation for the people who inspired and guided them to academic and professional success. We asked a few of our supporters to share their stories of why they give and how investing in the College will ensure the success of our future students.

Alumnus Luke Richey believes being open to new experiences and change will help you decide your path.

November 11, 2019

I am Arts & Sciences: Forte'

Criminal justice alumna Forte’ received the UAB National Alumni Society's Volunteer of the Year Award in 2019 for dedicating her time and effort to improving the university.

Cahaba Brewing is one of the most popular and successful breweries in Birmingham. “When I began brewing, I started looking at what the science of brewing is,” says Eric. “A lot of people relate brewing beer more to cooking than anything else, but there’s so much more to it.

"It was inspiring to see all the incredible work that is being done through the Fulbright Program. I was humbled to share the floor with some of the brightest and kindest people I have had the pleasure of knowing."

The College of Arts and Sciences recognized three notable alumni at the annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon on March 21, 2019. Our 2018 honorees were recognized for their diverse talents, professional accomplishments, and community service.

In Norway, the holiday season passed in a blur. The days were short, dark, and cold. However, that did not stop me from creating some of my warmest memories.

Mathematics alumnus Stephen G. Odaibo, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and retina specialist, as well as a mathematician, computer scientist, and physicist.

Physics alumna Christina Richey, Ph.D., is a planetary scientist and astrophysicist with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

Rusty Bates is an alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences who went on to complete his medical degree at the UAB School of Medicine. He founded and is the chief executive officer of Quality Correctional Health Care, which provides inmate healthcare in the correctional environment.

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