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  • 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.
  • Hear Ukrainian women’s voices in special issue of NELLE literary journal
    In addition to NELLE’s usual annual compilation of diverse, risky, smart writing from women writers, the new edition features a special folio by writers who are Ukrainian, Ukrainian American or who live in Ukraine.
  • CAS student selected to inaugural Obama-Chesky Voyager Scholarship cohort
    Junior Alexandra “Lexie” Woolums will be a member of the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service's inaugural class of just 100 students.
  • 7 honored as emeritus faculty
    Those honored for long-standing and distinguished service include Dean George Assimos, Peter Bellis, Joseph Van Matre, Harry William Schroeder Jr., Dean Sicking, Alexander Szalai and Sergey Vyazovkin.
  • Transforming Lives: The Chapman Family Endowed Scholarship
    The Chapman family has long believed that education transforms lives, and they are particularly committed to students who struggle with the costs of higher education.
  • Space to Create: Poet Laureate Ashley M. Jones envisions a creative Alabama
    Creative people often seek out safe spaces where they can express themselves and connect with others.
  • Join AEIVA for free community events celebrating Thornton Dial exhibition
    From a lunch and learn to a screening of APT’s “Monograph” with newly discovered footage of Dial, “Chamber Music @ AEIVA” and a spoken word evening, join AEIVA for free events this fall.
  • 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.”
  • Experts offer advice, information in free virtual webinar series this fall
    The UAB National Alumni Society presents free webinars with guidance and more on relevant and trending topics from academics and experts in their fields.
  • UAB’s AEIVA presents “I, Too, Am Alabama,” a retrospective of artist Thornton Dial Sr.
    The UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will present the first major retrospective exhibition in Alabama of legendary artist Thornton Dial Sr. from Sept. 9-Dec. 10. A free panel discussion and opening reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.

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