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  • Documentaries created by UAB media studies students to premiere at the McWane Science Center IMAX Theatre, April 24
    UAB Media Studies students learn how to make documentary films focusing on communities and issues they care about in a semester.
  • Celebrating CAS Authors: 20 faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences published books in 2023
    Twenty faculty members across multiple departments in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences wrote or edited 23 books last year.
  • Graduate student set to represent UAB on the General Anthropology Division Board
    Chadra Pittman was invited to serve two years as a student representative on the General Anthropology Division Board.
  • 3 chosen as UAB VIPs for first-quarter 2024
    Vern Bush, Kevin Davis and Brittany Martin are the first-quarter 2024 honorees of the UAB Values in Action Program. Nominations for second-quarter 2024 honorees are open through April 24.
  • Franks wants to make a difference
    UAB Alumna Abigail Franks shares how her college experience has impacted her life and career.
  • Celebrate Darwin Day 2024 with UAB’s Department of Biology
    Hosted by the UAB Department of Biology, Darwin Day 2024 will be an opportunity to learn about current UAB research and listen to keynote speaker Athena Aktipis, Ph.D., host of the podcast “Zombified.” 
  • Learn about the civil rights movement in Atlanta and Birmingham in a virtual panel Jan. 17
    Speakers for “A Tale of Two Cities: Atlanta and Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement” will shed light on how city governments, civil society leaders and urban geographies can advance or obstruct racial justice and human rights.
  • 2023 recipient of the Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction is Sarah Parcak
    Sarah H. Parcak, Ph.D., Professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded the 2023 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction.
  • UAB students awarded prestigious Gilman International and Freeman-ASIA scholarships to study abroad
    Six students have been named Gilman Scholars and two students received Freeman-Asia scholarships to study in Europe and Asia.
  • Anthropology student earns internship with Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
    This summer, UAB Student Nick Long will complete an internship with the center’s archaeological laboratory, which hosts one the largest archaeological databases in the United States.
  • Learning Together: Connecting anthropology and criminal justice in the classroom
    Interdisciplinary collaborations are heavily promoted and extolled within academia, but, sometimes, there are challenges in realizing them. This is even more true for seemingly unrelated disciplines. As a forensic chemist and a cultural anthropologist, we are excited to share a collaborative and fruitful exercise we recently pursued based on different disciplinary approaches to the study of drugs.
  • UAB students will participate in the 2023 International Peace Conference, May 5-6 in Birmingham
    Students of peace, justice and human rights at UAB will join global thought leaders in the two-day, immersive event — focused on the pursuit of peace at all levels of society.
  • College of Arts and Sciences announces grant recipients
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences offers faculty a range of awards and grant opportunities to advance their research and scholarship and recognize their achievements.
  • Faculty, student interest drives expansion of sustainability curriculum
    This summer, more faculty than ever took part in the Red Mountain Project, a UAB Sustainability initiative demonstrating how to incorporate the topic into new or existing courses. Students want to know more about sustainability, participants say, and their cohort offered “a base of people to connect with and brainstorm ideas.”
  • Gezon selected to lead Department of Anthropology
    Lisa Gezon, Ph.D., has been named the chair of the Department of Anthropology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Kacey Keith pursuing justice and peace in her career
    Kacey Keith often encounters conflict when addressing structural and cultural harm through her work as a consultant, and she has an appreciation for people who are willing and prepared to face disputes head-on.
  • 2022 Padma Award recipients named
    The Padma Award recognizes UAB faculty, staff and students who go the extra mile in support of underrepresented populations.
  • I am Arts and Sciences: Charles Scribner
    Charles Scribner exemplifies school pride when he reflects on his time at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • College of Arts and Sciences offering two new minors
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) College of Arts and Science is offering two new minors for undergraduate students.
  • UAB panel dives into the Ukraine crisis
    A panel including experts from across UAB will discuss the Ukraine crisis and its implications for geopolitics and human rights.

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