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  • Kacey Keith pursuing justice and peace in her career
    Kacey Keith often encounters conflict when addressing structural and cultural harm through her work as a consultant, and she has an appreciation for people who are willing and prepared to face disputes head-on.
  • Five UAB students selected for prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Five Blazers will work, live with and learn from people in their host countries during their time in the Fulbright program.
  • Ten UAB students, one alum named Fulbright semifinalists
    Eleven Blazers have been named semifinalists for an international exchange program.
  • Dang’s accomplished UAB experience culminates with presenting at Posters on the Hill
    Derek Dang, graduating from UAB with honors, will present to legislators at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
  • I am Arts and Sciences: Alex LaGanke
    When Alex LaGanke, staff attorney at Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, left her hometown of Cullman to attend UAB, she quickly started to see the world through a new lens.
  • I am Arts and Sciences: Jolie Thevenot
    International studies alumna Jolie Thevenot is the executive director of the Japan-America Society of Alabama.
  • UAB students gain opportunity to study in Asia
    Students Arshnoor Grewal and Dallas Blackwell will receive Freeman Awards for Study in Asia.
  • Leah Perz, graduating student, begins family legacy as UAB Blazers
    Honors College student Leah Perz will graduate this Saturday, May 2, with her parents following her footsteps, for all to be a part of the UAB Blazer community.
  • Three UAB students win Critical Language Scholarships
    Three students will spend the summer studying in China, South Korea and India.
  • Spring commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding at UAB on April 29
    At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
  • Peace Corps Prep certification program will launch this fall at UAB
    UAB is one of only two universities in the state to offer the program.
  • Two UAB students awarded Freeman-ASIA Scholarship to study abroad
    Sophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.
  • UAB to celebrate commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding April 30
    More than 1,800 students are expected to graduate in spring 2016, with an estimated 1,100 expected to walk in the day’s two ceremonies.
  • Two UAB students win Critical Language Scholarships
    Senior Anisha Das and sophomore Lillian Chien will spend the summer studying language and culture abroad.
  • Alumna Profile: Mariana Rodríguez
    Mariana Rodríguez loved her International Studies (ITS) classes and teachers so much that she went on to receive a PhD in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2013.
  • Alumna Profile: Tiffany Jolley
    Jolley, now a producer and reporter with Illinois Public Media, said her studies as an International Studies major at UAB "enhanced my ability to analyze cause and effect at a political and a cultural level."
  • UAB sophomore selected for William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship
    Sophomore Rebecca Hyde heading to American University in Dubai after winning Clinton scholarship.
  • Honors abound for graduating students at UAB
    Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
  • UAB honors student one of 15 selected nationwide as Rangel Scholar
    Nicole Rodriguez is the first UAB student to be selected for the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program.
  • Teach for America selects three UAB honors students for national initiative
    After graduating in spring, these exemplary students will spend two years teaching high-need students in low-income areas.

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