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  • 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.
  • History students research, author blogs for Alabama publication
    History students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are helping Alabama Heritage magazine share important stories about Alabama’s history.
  • Ward to serve as new chair of the Department of History
    Walter Ward, Ph.D., will serve as the next chair of the Department of History in 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.
  • World premiere performance of music and films inspired by Alabamians, “The Courage Lies Within You,” is April 13
    In this free multimedia presentation, the UAB Chamber Trio will perform 11 new works of music, with original films created by students in honor of noteworthy people from Alabama.
  • 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.
  • Sample the sounds of UAB’s Department of Music with the PRISM concert April 1
    This annual showcase concert features soloists and ensembles, choirs, bands and pianists performing music from classical, gospel and jazz to world music, electronic and more.
  • 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.

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