Displaying items by tag: trailblazing alumni

Michael Heaven's biotech business was hatched in a UAB lab, and accelerated by several UAB resources designed to fuel innovation on campus.
UAB communication studies alumnus and Cullman native Trevor Hale is the head of global communications for Infiniti, the Japanese luxury automaker owned by Nissan—the latest stop in a globetrotting career working with some of the world's top automakers.
Alumna Sarah Hicks will travel to the Galapagos Islands in an effort to enhance geographic knowledge in classrooms and local communities.
Wes Calhoun, president of the new Arts and Sciences Alumni Board, sees growth and opportunity ahead for his alma mater and his hometown.
September 12, 2016

New Alumni Board

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to introduce our inaugural alumni board. These outstanding graduates will take the lead on building relationships with our 30,000 alumni—who live right here in our back yard and across the globe.
Julie Locher, Ph.D., director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Translational Nutrition and Aging Program, received the Gerontological Society of America 2016 M. Powell Lawton Award for her contributions in gerontology research.
Chang, who was named a 2015 Fulbright Scholar in 2015, is this year one of 57 Phi Kappa Phi fellows selected nationwide.
Dr. Akilah Dulin Keita, who received her Ph.D. In Medical Sociology from UAB in 2007, has been named the Manning Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Brown University School of Public Health.
The College of Arts and Sciences honored alumni recipients of the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Award(s) at a June 23rd reception at Cahaba Brewing.
Chosen by a scout from the UAB Department of Theatre for a scholarship, Frankle says the lessons she learned as a young actor from UAB faculty and the Tour Groups program stick with her still today.
Dr. Johnny Bates, Mr. Joseph Meadow, IV, Ms. Joy O’Neal, Mr. Tim Stephens were among 25 UAB alumni recognized for their success at a company they founded, owned or managed.
April 25, 2016

History in the Making

Gillian Goodrich studied history. Today, she’s helping to create it. Decades after she began her academic career, Goodrich approaches our common social challenges with the same rigorous examination and long perspective of a historian—one with a giving heart.
April 25, 2016

A Perfect Match

Lucy Kennedy did not so much find UAB as UAB found her. Her support enables the College to provide scholarships to our most promising students, especially those returning to school while balancing work and families.
April 25, 2016

Partnerships

Our faculty members make investments in their students, and the returns are far-reaching and inspirational.
Senior John Wesley Chancellor has been selected for the Peace Corps and will teach high school science topics in Mozambique for 27 months.
At this year’s luncheon the program awarded the MPA Hall of Fame Award for 2014 and 2015, which is given to an alum with at least ten years of experience in a public service career who has exemplified public service values.
Peter Hardin, J.D., received the Department of Biology's inaugural Distinguished Alumnus Award during the department's Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.
Her first book isn’t finished, but Ashley M. Jones’s words already are earning national accolades. Recently, the young poet and 2012 UAB alumna won the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award.
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