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  • Seven students receive 2024 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Students
    Throughout the Spring 2024 semester, departments across the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences submitted nominations for the Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Students and Outstanding Graduate Students. The awards are given to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students in CAS who have made significant contributions to the UAB community.
  • UAB seeks to improve well-being and quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities through new center
    The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities integrates clinical service, training and research to support individuals and families impacted by developmental disabilities in Alabama and beyond.
  • UAB Online continues to shine in latest US News & World Report rankings
    Two online programs from the UAB Collat School of Business ranked in the top 25, while other programs continue to rise.
  • Celebrate Darwin Day 2024 with UAB’s Department of Biology
    Hosted by the UAB Department of Biology, Darwin Day 2024 will be an opportunity to learn about current UAB research and listen to keynote speaker Athena Aktipis, Ph.D., host of the podcast “Zombified.” 
  • Fowler travels the world while earning a degree in psychology
    Fowler will graduate with his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from UAB in the fall 2023 commencement ceremony Friday, Dec 8.
  • UAB professor honored by the National Association of Biology Teachers for innovation in classroom curriculum and strategy
    Recognized for her innovation in the classroom, Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., was awarded the 2023 Four-Year College and University Section Biology Teaching Award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.
  • Lacey Johnson wins 2024 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    The competition is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions. Johnson, captain of the UAB Blazerettes, also won the Spirit Award.
  • Kana named associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Rajesh K. Kana, Ph.D., as the inaugural Associate Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education.
  • Fowler travels the world while earning a degree in psychology
    Tyler Fowler’s commute to work is a bit longer than most—he and his partner live in Fairhope, Alabama, but, as a flight attendant for American Airlines, he has to travel to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to jumpstart his workday.
  • UAB painting student uses museum show to spotlight peers
    When senior Abby Henderson was awarded a Gadsden Museum of Art exhibition, she chose to curate a second exhibition within it to show her classmates’ paintings.
  • Nov. 5-6, Renée Fleming to visit UAB for concert and discussion on arts in health
    The Grammy Award-winning opera star and arts in health advocate will guide a UAB Arts in Medicine panel discussion with experts working in the arts, neuroscience and health care.
  • CORD Progression: Longtime UAB program helps young students learn–and enjoy–the possibilities of STEM
    Longtime UAB program helps young students learn–and enjoy–the possibilities of STEM.
  • UAB programs continue to rise, according to US News rankings
    UAB ranked No. 142 out of 435 measured schools in 2023, serving as a testament to the university’s continued growth and national exposure as a competitive and attractive university.
  • Four elements to swim safety this summer
    Attention, proximity, continuity and competency are four key ways to keep everyone safe in the water this summer.
  • UAB-developed app keeps pedestrians safe and is cost-effective, study shows
    New study indicates that StreetBit has the potential to save millions of dollars annually and reduce pedestrian injuries by implementing such programs on a larger scale.
  • 5 simple ways to stay safe cycling around campus
    Before you hop on that bike to commute to work or head across campus, make sure you, your bicycle and your knowledge of the road are ready.
  • 4 easy steps to stay safe as a pedestrian on campus
    From choosing crosswalks over jaywalks to choosing smart clothing options for nighttime walking, it's simple to safely commute by foot on campus.
  • 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.
  • UAB receives $3.7 million to study diabetes in minority youth
    UAB is one of 15 sites selected by the NIH to study the increasing prevalence of diabetes in youth, specifically in Black and Hispanic minority groups.
  • 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.

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