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  • UAB spring commencement will be April 28-29
    Nearly 2,000 graduating students will walk in three commencement exercises in UAB’s Bartow Arena, which will be streamed online.
  • UAB hosts inaugural Alabama High School Ethics Bowl
    The first annual Alabama High School Ethics Bowl connected 30 local students with the opportunity to have debates on moral issues.
  • Wise studying social determinants of cardiovascular health in those with HIV
    A new study focuses on hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia — a high level of lipids that can lead to heart attack, stroke or other heart issues — and social determinants associated with HIV.
  • UAB professor’s new book explores bioethical dilemmas posed by COVID-19
    In his latest book, “Pandemic Bioethics,” philosophy professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., examines allocation of scarce medical resources, immunity passports, vaccines, discrimination and more. It is available as an e-book now and will be in print June 18.
  • UAB Bioethics Bowl team nearly clenches a fourth national championship
    UAB’s Bioethics Bowl team came in second place in the National Bioethics Bowl.
  • Learn more about the #MeToo movement April 21
    Join UAB and Jemison Visiting Professor Amia Srinivasan, Ph.D., University of Oxford, to discuss the #MeToo movement.
  • Two UAB students selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
    Rose Albert and Karthik Reddy, both members of UAB’s Honors College and studying in the College of Arts and Sciences, were selected for the competitive award in math and science.
  • UAB to host philosopher Myisha Cherry on March 31
    Professor, author and podcaster Myisha Cherry, Ph.D., will discuss why some conversations are hard to have and what you can do about it, part of UAB’s Jemison Visiting Professorship on March 31.
  • Parker Rose recognized as UAB’s first Beinecke Scholar
    Honors student Parker Rose is UAB’s first recipient of the Beinecke Scholarship to pursue graduate education, established in 1975.
  • UAB doctoral hooding, commencement ceremonies are Aug. 9-10
    This summer, approximately 1,708 students will graduate from UAB, and nearly 1,000 are expected to participate in the ceremonies.
  • Pence awarded renowned Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction
    A UAB Department of Philosophy professor was recognized for academic achievement and involvement in the community.
  • Bioethics Bowl team wins National Championship
    UAB students led their team to victory, bringing home the National Championship title for the third time in eight years.
  • Ethics Bowl debate team wins second place at Nationals
    The team competed against 35 other teams at the 23rd National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.
  • Ethics Bowl Debate team goes national
    UAB students advance to next level of debates after four-round winning streak at the Southeast Regionals in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Changed by a baby boy: Adoption sets philosopher on path to celebrating a world of differences
    Philosophy’s Brynn Welch turned a real-life experience into practical change — first through scholarly research, then a children’s book and now the classroom.
  • Cultural acceptance spreads through student-led social media campaign, #StrengtheningCulturalConsciousness
    Miss UAB 2018 encourages peers to share stories of their own culture or culture of their peers through social media awareness campaign.
  • Author and New York Times columnist Anthony Appiah will speak at UAB
    Anthony Appiah, Ph.D., will discuss living a moral life in the modern age on March 1.
  • BMEN program at UAB celebrates 10 years
    A peer mentoring group for black male students, BMEN is designed to provide academic and social support to those entering UAB.
  • Blazer Innovation Challenge student winners announced in “Shark Tank”-style competition
    Three students have been awarded funding to pursue innovative ideas.
  • UAB Ethics Bowl team will compete for national title
    The UAB Ethics Bowl debate team beat 16 teams in the Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl to advance to the national competition.

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