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  • Explore graduate programs in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences is home to a wide range of undergraduate degrees and certificates. In fact, the College has been considered the foundation of undergraduate education at UAB for over a decade.
  • UAB’s 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiatives
    UAB’s strategic planning continues to blaze its path to improve more lives by leveraging construction projects that include new and enhanced facilities across the institution, blooming green spaces and art installations.
  • Graphic design at UAB gives artist the skills to lead clients to the top
    This spring, Samantha Richardson won her second Mosaic Award, the American Advertising Federation’s highest honor, for her work with a new Birmingham, Alabama, nonprofit, In Solidarity: The Beth El Civil Rights Experience.
  • New Art and Art History concentration places an emphasis on graphic and digital design
    Graphic and digital design are coming into even greater focus at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences.
  • 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.
  • UAB Arts Week 2024 is set for April 10-20
    Experience the arts on campus and in the community with this showcase of performances and events featuring students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Student art featured in UAB 2024 BFA exhibition at AEIVA from April 2-27
    The BFA exhibition represents crossing the threshold into the professional environment for students who are often showing their work for the first time in the setting of a gallery or museum.
  • UAB students win Gold ADDYs, Best in Show in 66th annual advertising competition
    Four Department of Art and Art History students were honored for their student work by the American Advertising Federation of Birmingham.
  • Department of Art and Art History enters a new era in the 501 Building
    For nearly 50 years, many faculty members and students in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Art and Art History have called the Humanities Building home.
  • Rheumatologists launch free phone-based app for patients with lupus
    The MyLupus app is a patient-friendly, patient-focused decision-aid tool for people from all backgrounds with moderate to severe lupus.
  • UAB’s 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens Jan. 12 at AEIVA
    This year’s juror is Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho, whose new works will be shown in a companion exhibition.
  • Wishing for snow? Artist cuts his own paper flakes each year
    Artist and UAB Professor Gary Chapman has cut about 10,000 paper snowflakes in the last 15 years. Here are his tips to cut your own.
  • See new works by artist Amanda Ross-Ho at UAB’s AEIVA opening Jan. 12
    The artist’s new installation, “Untitled Inventory (Catalogue Irraisonné),” was devised specifically for AEIVA. Ross-Ho also selected the works for the 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
  • See “Warhol Revisited” at UAB’s AEIVA from Jan. 12-March 16, 2024
    AEIVA will present works by Charles Lutz and Andy Warhol, pulling from its impressive collection of original works by the legendary artist, along with loans from The Andy Warhol Museum and local art collectors.
  • Sophomore used UAB experiences to care for birds of prey, essential to the ecosystem
    Birds of prey are an essential part of the ecosystem here and easy to take for granted. One University of Alabama at Birmingham student is asking people to think about them for a moment.
  • UAB painting student uses museum show to spotlight peers
    When senior Abby Henderson was awarded a Gadsden Museum of Art exhibition, she chose to curate a second exhibition within it to show her classmates’ paintings.
  • 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.

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