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  • Sophomore Amelia Hawkins uses her UAB experiences to take care of our ecosystem
    In this guest article, Amelia Hawkins, a sophomore currently studying art, shares her service learning experience taking care of birds of prey.
  • Gift endows first non-faculty staff position for director of UAB’s AEIVA
    A first-of-its-kind endowment from art patrons Lydia Cheney and Jim Sokol will ensure the well-being of UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts and contemporary art for years to come.
  • UAB’s Valerie Accetta, Jenny Fine awarded $5,000 Alabama State Council on the Arts grants
    Head of musical theater Accetta is training to become an Estill Voice Training mentor and course instructor — the first in Alabama and one of only 12 in the country.
  • UAB design faculty recognized nationally for best book cover
    Selected an AIGA 50 Books | 50 Covers competition winner, Doug Barrett’s design, a mix of type and an illustration of the sun, is the cover for Department of Art and Art History colleague Douglas Pierre Baulos’ book “Things shouldn’t be so hard.”
  • 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.
  • One for the Books: 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members published or edited books in 2022
    In 2022, 22 faculty members published or edited 20 books across the Arts and Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • In April, explore UAB’s academic arts performances
    For “April is for the Arts,” the UAB College of Arts and Sciences highlights the extraordinary talent from across the college’s fine art academic units for a month of events.
  • See art from graduating BFA artists at UAB’s AEIVA from April 7-29
    The BFA exhibition is one of the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s premier events, culminating with a free closing reception Friday, April 28.
  • Art students explore curative plants and botanical research in the South
    Professor Emeritus Michael Flannery will talk about five native Alabama plants with curative powers Feb. 27, and work with students researching botanicals for an art exhibition later this year.
  • Browning embraces alternative approaches
    Jillian Marie Browning’s photography is not traditional. In fact, when you see their work on display in a gallery, you might not immediately use the word “photography” to describe it. For Browning, the medium can (and should) be shared in new, alternative ways.
  • New exhibition highlights Birmingham people who live with physical disabilities
    Photographer Harper Nichols, a 2022 UAB graduate who focused on her own disability for a photographic series while in school, hopes the exhibition opens conversations.
  • See selected student works of art at the 47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
    Works by art students chosen by guest juror and artist Donté K. Hayes will be on exhibition at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts from Jan. 13-March 25, 2023.
  • 2022 in review: In case you missed these stories
    From innovative teaching approaches to research accomplishments, opportunities for artistic expression and more, there’s no shortage of stories to tell about what’s happening at UAB. Review some of the year’s best below, and visit uab.edu/reporter and uab.edu/news to read hundreds more. 
  • 2022 in review: UAB’s gold-medal performance
    Day after day during the World Games, contributions from Blazers made it possible to make athletes’ dreams come true and entertain fans while giving them a peek at the wealth of talent and creativity nurtured on UAB’s campus.
  • UAB’s AEIVA presents “Donté K. Hayes: Objects of Tomorrow” Jan. 13-March 25
    Hayes is also the juror for the 47th annual Juried Student Exhibition, which is on display alongside his exhibition. A free opening reception for both exhibitions is Friday, Jan. 13.
  • 3 walking trails show off UAB’s outdoor public art collection
    UAB’s campus is home to more than 35 statues or sculptures, and each trail takes about 30 minutes or fewer to walk. The trails can be viewed on a specialized Google Map, created by the UAB Reporter to provide additional details about the art and artists.
  • Explore UAB’s off-grid Sustainable Community, Oct. 1
    During the event, visitors can take tours of the Solar House and Solar Community, plus shop a vintage market, purchase plants from local shops and more.
  • Doug Barrett is ready for something new
    Doug Barrett, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, is not afraid to try something new and different. It’s been a recurring theme throughout both his academic and professional journeys, and, so far, it has served him well.
  • UAB student’s work recognized by Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
    Amanda Grace Waller, 22, was named a national finalist for the KCACTF’s Barbizon Award for Excellence in Lighting Design and was one of two students nationally given a special achievement award.
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts awards fellowships to four UAB faculty and staff
    Doug Barrett, Halley Cotton, Ryan Meyer and Elisabeth Pellathy were awarded the fellowship grants, made possible by the Alabama Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.