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  • UAB Department of Music presents performances for spring 2024
    Choose from student recitals, guest artists and faculty performances, including Yakov Kasman, DMA, with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, plus Amadeae Duo and the fifth annual PRISM Concert.
  • Experience refugees’ compelling stories of resilience through a photo exhibition Feb. 2-March 1
    “Refugees, Empathy, and Human Rights” is a nationwide traveling exhibition featuring contemporary portraits and poetic stories illustrating the challenges of refugees building new lives in the United States.
  • Learn about the civil rights movement in Atlanta and Birmingham in a virtual panel Jan. 17
    Speakers for “A Tale of Two Cities: Atlanta and Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement” will shed light on how city governments, civil society leaders and urban geographies can advance or obstruct racial justice and human rights.
  • PRCA/PRSSA at UAB wins national Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter Firm
    The Teahan awards recognize outstanding work and achievements by students in public relations from across the country.
  • Remembering Tennant McWilliams, celebrated historian and former dean
    Tennant Schultz McWilliams, Ph.D., former dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and celebrated historian, died on October 23, 2023.
  • 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.
  • Zaretsky receives 2023 Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize
    The recipient of the 2023 Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize in the History of Ideas is Natasha Zaretsky, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of History. This prestigious academic award acknowledges her notable essay "The War on Fatigue: Women, Work, and Energy in the 1980s." Zaretsky’s UAB colleagues on the selection committee chose her work for this honor.
  • 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.
  • Author to discuss “Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust” on April 4
    The UAB Institute for Human Rights presents W. Jake Newsome, Ph.D., whose book traces the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge and emblem of discrimination into a global symbol of pride.
  • 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.
  • Three UAB history students each win ‘Best in Panel’ for research papers at 2023 Phi Alpha Theta Alabama Regional Conference
    UAB history students in Phi Alpha Theta attended the 2023 conference, where three students won session paper prizes for best papers in their panel.
  • 3 honored as emeritus faculty
    The UA System Board of Trustees elevated three former faculty to emeritus status during its Feb. 3 meeting. Those honored were Pamela S. Murray, Stephen James O’Connor and George Howard.
  • Department of History offering scholarships to transfer students
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of History is offering two $5,000 scholarships to deserving students who transfer from another college to major in history at UAB. Scholarship applicants should demonstrate academic promise and a commitment to the study of history.
  • College of Arts and Sciences announces grant recipients
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences offers faculty a range of awards and grant opportunities to advance their research and scholarship and recognize their achievements.
  • 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. 
  • A UAB Love Story: Engaged history majors set to graduate together Dec. 10
    Meeting in freshman year at UAB, engaged history majors Sydney Richardson and Caleb Randall are now set to graduate and walk together Dec. 10.
  • Liber offers expertise on the crisis in Ukraine
    Throughout the spring, George Liber served as UAB's expert on the war in Ukraine.
  • Community shines light on a little-known incident in Civil Rights-era Birmingham
    UAB history students and faculty are contributing to the Beth-El Civil Rights Experience, an effort by the congregation of Birmingham’s Temple Beth-El to share the experiences of members of the city’s Jewish community during the era, including an attempted bombing in 1958.
  • College of Arts and Sciences alumni receive NAS awards
    The UAB National Alumni Society hosted its annual meeting honoring the recipients of the 2022 Alumni Awards and the UAB Young Alumni Rising Star Awards.

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