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  • Hendrix finds the right fit with Master’s in Forensic Science program
    Hendrix reflects on her time in the forensic science program, she calls attention to the close-knit community that exists between the students and the faculty.
  • 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.
  • Brundidge reflects on her experience in master’s in criminal justice program
    Ter'Ricka Brundidge, a first year graduate student in the Master of Science in Crimnal Justice program, is recipient of the "Distinguished New Criminologist" award presented by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama.
  • UAB Mock Trial Team wins Spirit of AMTA Award, looks to next year’s tournament
    The UAB Mock Trial team received the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Spirit Award. The distinction recognizes the professionalism displayed by the team during a regional competition.
  • UAB researchers launch ‘20 Targets for Takedown’ to curb cyber crypto scams and opioid sales
    A partnership between interdisciplinary scientists at UAB will help take down websites involved in illicit drug sales and financial scams.
  • Dive into forensic sciences and uncover the scientist within at UAB Camp CSI
     Camp CSI gives children a chance to explore real-world forensic practices and learn about education and career opportunities in criminal justice.
  • Hendrix finds the right fit with master’s in forensic science program
    When Brynnen Hendrix arrived at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she knew she wanted to study genetics.
  • UAB researchers explain how GIS has transformed their work
    Geographic information systems technology is being used to study mortgage decisions, drinking behavior, environmental injustice, and the link between redlining and colon cancer. All Blazers now have free access to ArcGIS software.
  • Two Criminal Justice students win awards
    Ter’Ricka Brundidge and Curdajah Bonner took home awards, beating out dozens of other entries.
  • UAB professor selected as Education Ambassador of Higher Education by world’s leading global affairs think tank
    Lim will shape CFR Education’s educational products and share best practices for teaching global issues while fostering global civics advocacy among her students.
  • 9 faculty elevated to Distinguished, University professorships
    The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Ravi Bhatia, Heith Copes, Craig Elmets, Denise A. Gainey, Jeffrey D. Kerby, Farah D. Lubin, Jean-François Pittet and Martin E. Young and the rank of University Professor to Peter S. Hendricks during its meetings in April and June 2023.
  • Walker named inaugural holder of the J. Frank Barefield, Jr. Endowed Chair in Communities and Crime
    Walker is an internationally renowned researcher in the discipline of criminology whose accomplishments have brought substantial international attention to UAB.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Departments offering events during Social Work Month
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Social Work will present a collaborative event series from March 22-28 for Social Work Month.
  • 4 appointed to endowed positions
    The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees voted to appoint one chair and three professors to endowed positions during its Feb. 3 meeting. Those honored are Jeffery Walker, Lewis Shi, Farah Lubin and Brant Wagener.
  • Earwood selected to sit on Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Criminal Justice Executives Association
    Earwood will serve on Metropolitan Criminal Justice Executives Association Board of Directors.
  • Copes combines criminology and photography
    As a qualitative researcher, Heith Copes, Ph.D., interviews and observes people to learn about and better understand the nuances of their lives and communities. He first developed an interest in this form of research during his time as a graduate student at the University of Tennessee.
  • UAB’s master’s in cybersecurity named best in the country by Fortune
    UAB’s cybersecurity program prepares graduates for careers in the high-demand field.
  • 2022 in review: Onward and upward
    The university achieved innumerable accomplishments this year, including two program 50th anniversaries, a milestone gift to the College of Arts and Sciences, and the announcement of a new conference for UAB Athletics.

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