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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.
  • Honoring Stella Cocoris’ legacy
    During her three-decade tenure at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Stella Cocoris established a legacy as a visionary builder. Through her efforts, she contributed to UAB’s unprecedented growth and introduced new strategies and tools that continue to support enrollment efforts and student success to this day. Her dedication—and innovative ideas—permeated the university, impacting staff and students alike.
  • 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.
  • Remembering Ada Long’s legacy
    Having received the permission of immediate family, I wanted to announce the sad news of the passing of the founding Director of the University Honors Program and Professor of English Emerita, Ada Long.
  • Haddin Arts & Sciences Forums set for spring 2024
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences is set to host its spring 2024 Haddin Forums.
  • Connecting across Cultures: Wood teaches UAB’s first Collaborative Online International Learning course
    “What is dorm life like in the United States?” “How often do you get home to family?” “Do you also speak Russian and Georgian?” “Do you drink coffee?” These were the kinds of questions that came up this fall between students at UAB and students at Akaki Tsereteli State University in the Republic of Georgia.
  • Hands-on review: What the president of a national group of writing program leaders thinks of ChatGPT
    Lilian Mina, Ph.D., director of the writing program in the Department of English, shares how she has used generative AI tools in her upper-level Professional Writing course this semester.
  • 5 prompts that explain how a writing professor flipped the script on AI
    Assistant Professor Meagan Malone, Ph.D., teaches First-Year Composition and 300-level Professional Writing courses in the Department of English. Here is how she reworked her classes this fall to incorporate generative AI tools.
  • UAB fall commencement ceremonies are Dec. 8
    More than 1,900 students will graduate, and 1,179 students are expected to walk in the ceremonies, which will be held Friday morning and afternoon in Bartow Arena.
  • Lacey Johnson wins 2024 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    The competition is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions. Johnson, captain of the UAB Blazerettes, also won the Spirit Award.
  • A new major in the Department of English prepares students for writing in a digital world
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of English is meeting the need to modernize writing to the digital age with a new major titled, “Writing and Media.” This degree program is designed to take an ancient form of communication and make it work professionally in a landscape dominated by digital content.
  • Minnix’s leadership for Blazer Core Curriculum bridges the gap between UAB students and the globe
    The dedication to collaborative efforts shown by Chris Minnix, Ph.D., director of the Blazer Core Curriculum, has earned him the 2023 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award.
  • New degree programs offer more options for Blazers
    The new degree programs provide students with even more options to learn from world-renowned faculty and researchers.
  • Haddin Arts and Sciences Forums set for fall 2023
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences is set to host its fall 2023 Haddin Forums.
  • 5 things to know as Blazer Core Curriculum debuts for Fall 2023
    This is the first complete overhaul of UAB’s core curriculum requirements since the university was founded, focusing on providing competencies critical for the 21st century that will better equip students to meet their lifelong goals.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hone your writing skills at the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop with guidance from nationally acclaimed writers
    The workshop will train students on a variety of creative writing skills and will culminate in published pieces in the workshop’s yearly anthology.

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