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The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Poemmemoirstory, a nationally recognized literary publication published by the UAB Department of English is being renamed. 

Author Dana Walrath will present a workshop and book reading Oct. 28 at UAB’s Hill Student Center.
Alumna Sarah Hicks will travel to the Galapagos Islands in an effort to enhance geographic knowledge in classrooms and local communities.
To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
WBRC FOX6 News special report “The Prison’s Professors,” a documentary exploring the history of UAB’s Donaldson Lecture Series, will be screened Thursday, April 7, at the Hill Student Center.
Featured panelists are visual artist Merrilee Challiss, author and creative writing professor Elizabeth Hughey, and co-founder of Arc Stories Taylor Robinson, with WBHM News Director Rachel Osier Lindley as moderator.
The series will feature artists’ paint masters Art Graham and Mark Golden, as well as a creative professionalism roundtable with local creative professionals Merrilee Challiss, Elizabeth Hughey and Taylor Robinson.
2015-2016 UAB Department of English BookTalk includes bestseller “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee.

UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.

UAB Associate Professor Cynthia Ryan will be honored for her community work and advocacy.
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