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  • Two UAB students selected as Goldwater Scholars 2024
    The Goldwater Program received 1,353 nominations from 446 institutions this year, and the winners will receive a scholarship covering tuition, housing, fees and books.
  • Dancing through degrees: Ballerina graduates from UAB with aspirations to advance philosophy and art education
    Academics and dance have a lot in common: Kendall Baker brought her interests and passions together to earn two degrees while performing with the Alabama Ballet.
  • 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.
  • “Like the Oscars of academic publishing”: UAB philosopher’s book fostering understanding of life through science receives prestigious recognition
    Kevin McCain’s award-winning book “Understanding How Science Explains the World” explores the nature of scientific explanation and addresses common misconceptions about scientific theories.
  • Seeking moral wisdom? UAB philosopher offers tips to boost moral enlightenment
    Key to moral insight is taking a proactive approach to understanding different perspectives, such as befriending opponents and practicing mindfulness.
  • 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.

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