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  • In high school, I was discouraged from pursuing engineering because it was deemed a man’s field. After completing my undergraduate studies from UAB, I began working for UAB, and it was fitting to continue my studies with a program I knew and loved.
    Ashlyn Manzella earned her Ph.D. in civil engineering in spring 2020
  • UAB allowed me to showcase my culture and educate others by being selected as co-president of the Indian Cultural Association. Never would I have imagined that I would be one of the lead organizers of a community event for so many people; but thanks to UAB, I was able to surpass my own expectations.
    Sharan Kaur, biology major, Class of 2020
  • UAB has not only shown me to believe in myself, but there is opportunity for everyone, and it doesn’t matter if you have a disability. UAB is one of the best colleges that focuses on diversity.
    Cheqana Jervey, history major, Class of 2020
  • UAB changed everything for me.
    Mugdha Mokashi, neuroscience major, Class of 2018
  • I always knew my career path wouldn’t be the same as other people. With faculty help, I was networking at conferences and even taking a business class when it interested me.
    — Physics alumna Christina Richey, Ph.D.
  • If you’re a student who has an idea to start a business, the Collat School of Business wants to help you do that. It truly is learning in the 21st century.
    Eric Jack, Ph.D., dean, UAB Collat School of Business