Displaying items by tag: trailblazing alumni

John Chancellor is excited to be part of change at UAB as the newest co-chair of the Student Alumni Society (SAS) and as Mr. UAB 2014.
Department of History alumnus Brian Barsanti is now the executive director of the Southern Museum of Flight, home to one of the best collections of historic aircraft in the Southeast as well as the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame.
This past summer, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases tapped clinical neuropsychologist Luke Stoeckel, Ph.D., a UAB alumnus, to lead its new Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience of Obesity and Diabetes Program.
On January 23, the UAB Alumni House was filled with some of the College’s finest—representing the outstanding intellect, creativity, and character at UAB—as we celebrated the 2015 Scholarship and Awards Luncheon.
Austin Luker, one of the earliest undergraduate neuroscience majors, graduated summa cum laude from UAB and is now a fourth-year student in the UAB School of Medicine.
Our graduates have experienced a lot of success in their post-graduation careers.
January 06, 2015

Historian at Work

Last fall, the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) hired UAB History Department alumna Rebecca Dobrinski (MA ’11, BA ’08) as its first Program Director.
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 College of Arts and Sciences is proud to recognize the achievements of our honorees. We are so very proud of their accomplishments, and we are grateful for their support.
November 05, 2014

General Wisdom

Distinguished Alumni Award winner Major General (Ret.) Lee Price says the roots of her successful military career lie in her UAB education.
November 05, 2014

Anchor Away

Communication Studies alumna Laura Britt is front and center on the 120 Sports network.
Charles Nooney, chairman and CEO of MobiTV, an international “connected home and TV-everywhere solutions provider,” graduated from UAB in 1980.
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Lindsay Sutton could have taken her UAB doctoral degree in developmental psychology, accepted a job offer in Washington, D.C., and spent her career following the typical path of most developmental psychologists into government or academia. Instead, she took a more colorful, unconventional route, signing up with an advertising agency.
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.
Kristi L. Stringer, a doctoral candidate in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Sociology, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship grant through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized research training while conducting their dissertation research.
Halley Cotton, a graduate assistant in the department's Creative Writing Program, recently sat down to talk with Ashley Jones, an alumna of the program, about her time at UAB, what inspires her, her favorite writers, and her hopes for the future.
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