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  • 2024 Mr. and Ms. UAB are John Goodman and Natalie Vital
    Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions presented by the UAB National Alumni Society.
  • UAB faculty receive national recognition for policy leadership
    The Alabama Scholars Strategy Network, co-led by associate professors Peggy Biga, Ph.D., and Peter Jones, Ph.D., received the inaugural Outstanding Chapter Award from the national Scholars Strategy Network.
  • Mekki selected for prestigious Johnson & Johnson internship
    Rising junior and UAB Honors College student Wajiha Mekki was recently selected for a prestigious internship with Johnson & Johnson.
  • Seven students receive 2023 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Students
    Every academic year, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences receives departmental nominations for the Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Students and Outstanding Graduate Students. The dean’s selection committee gives these awards to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students in the College who have made significant contributions to the UAB community.
  • Students who represent highest level of achievement honored by UAB
    Casey Mahoney-Crane and Banks Stamp are the 2023 recipients of the Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies — the UAB Graduate School’s highest honor.
  • UAB students will participate in the 2023 International Peace Conference, May 5-6 in Birmingham
    Students of peace, justice and human rights at UAB will join global thought leaders in the two-day, immersive event — focused on the pursuit of peace at all levels of society.
  • 3 chosen as UAB VIPs for first-quarter 2023
    Toby W. Tripp, Andrew B. Crouse and Carin Mayo are the first-quarter 2023 honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program, which honors those whose work exemplifies and embodies Forging the Future’s shared values. Nominations for second-quarter 2023 honorees are open through May 24.
  • UAB Commission on the Status of Women hosts 2023 Padma Awards
    For the Commission on the Status of Women, Padma is a symbol of resilience and the ability to “rise above the surface and bloom daily.”
  • A World Away: Reflections from a UAB Blazer and Marshall Scholar
    I envision a world with sustainable, vibrant, and inclusive cities that have thriving economies, strong public transportation options, and an overall high quality of life for residents.
  • Haque awarded the 2023 Donald C. Stone Service Award
    A UAB professor of political science and public administration was selected to receive an award for his contributions to the American Society for Public Administration.
  • UAB student earns highly distinguished Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom
    Undergraduate student Banks Stamp, a senior from Phenix City, is excited for a “lifetime opportunity” to learn in London.
  • 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. 
  • In recognition of his academic and professional excellence, Haque received the Fulbright Specialist Award to India
    Fulbright alumni have achieved distinction in many fields, including Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes and head of state or government.
  • UAB political science major Laura Nell Walker wins award at ConnectHER Film Festival
    Study abroad class lands UAB student high awards for documentary.
  • James C. Hurt honors his mother’s passion for education
    While serving in the United States Army for 21 years, James C. Hurt got the chance to see and experience the world.
  • Krutul is the first to graduate from the public administration ABM Program
    Ania Krutul, the first graduate of the public administration ABM program, concluded her UAB journey with honors, awards and discovery of a lifelong passion for public policy.
  • Kyle Adams and Ummu Bah are the 2022-2023 Mr. and Ms. UAB
    The Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions. Each winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship and serve as an ambassador of UAB.
  • I am Arts and Sciences: Elizabeth Hendrix
    Elizabeth Hendrix earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 2016.
  • Faculty, student interest drives expansion of sustainability curriculum
    This summer, more faculty than ever took part in the Red Mountain Project, a UAB Sustainability initiative demonstrating how to incorporate the topic into new or existing courses. Students want to know more about sustainability, participants say, and their cohort offered “a base of people to connect with and brainstorm ideas.”
  • Alabama Power Foundation supports new program for Central Alabama nonprofits
    The Alabama Power Foundation and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration are teaming up to promote capacity building and credential attainment within Central Alabama’s nonprofit community.

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