The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
Kasman’s prize includes a prestigious opportunity to perform with the symphony in March and a $1,500 cash prize.
Thirty honors students and faculty traveled to the National Collegiate Honors Council in November.
UAB has two Rhodes finalists and one Marshall finalist in 2014.
Kasman will face eight other competitors in the MTNA Southern Division auditions in Tennessee in January, and the winner will go to nationals.
John Wesley Chancellor of Enterprise and Candy Mosley of Foley are Mr. and Ms. UAB 2014, with first alternates Ethan Gissendaner and Asia Sullivan.
The Honors College is home to students from all seven undergraduate colleges and schools and includes challenging courses and academic enrichment, such as research, international study, internships and service learning.
Three UAB students are recognized by prestigious national scholarship program for academic excellence.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at UAB recently established a research method that has expanded the institution’s capacity to expand initiatives addressing diseases including cancer, autoimmune diseases and degenerative diseases.
The NCHC is the professional association of undergraduate honors programs and colleges, honors directors, and deans, as well as faculty, staff and students.
Aleksandra Kasman, daughter of UAB professor of piano Yakov Kasman, wins state competition and will represent Alabama in the Southern Division auditions.

Ryder, a student in the University Honors Program, is a double major in biology and anthropology with minors in Middle Eastern studies and chemistry.

Kasman, daughter of UAB Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, will attend UAB this fall and has already collected many honors as a performer.

Half of Alabama’s 2013 Goldwater Scholars study at UAB – university total is now 17 with eight scholarship winners in the past four years.

Two UAB students were awarded two of the 23 national scholarships, given annually.

Professor says he has never had an intro-level sudent answer every question correctly for an entire semester.

The winners each receive a $2,500 scholarship and will represent UAB.

UAB students dreams to help foreign-born families adjust in the U.S.

Honors student will study international development, focusing on rural Tanzania.

UAB’s community of honor students and artists drew aspiring poet to campus.

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