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The BMEN Peer Mentoring Program is designed to provide academic and social support to black male students entering UAB. Brandon Cohill, Garrett Stephens and Samuel Sullivan IV were awarded the inaugural green blazers for 2016 at the Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering.
The Pave the Way campaign benefits the Undergraduate Student Government Association’s Student Emergency Loan Fund, to assist students in need. For $100, purchasers may have a brick engraved with a message.
More than 400 UAB students performed community service projects around Birmingham as part of a National Day of Service.

UAB students will present two celebrations of Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights, and both will include performances, food, cultural education and community service.

The Miss UAB pageant is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America pageants. Scholarships ranging from $100-$2,000 will be awarded.

An innovative UAB program is fostering community and creating opportunities for students through eSports and technological initiatives.

This year’s topic is “What impact does the presence of a father have on a child’s development?” The top eight videos will be selected for the competition, to be held Feb. 21.
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The symposium will focus on hip-hop and its role in global society, sexism and homophobia, and the appropriation of hip-hop, along with workshops and a finale concert by Shaheed and DJ Supreme.
The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Stepshow features competitive rhythmic stepping performances, with all proceeds benefiting the endowed scholarship.
Notinee Indian Dance Troupe and UAB students will give welcome performances and Nina Davuluri will discuss her journey to being the first Indian-American Miss America.
More than 400 UAB students perform community-service projects around Birmingham as part of a National Day of Service.
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UAB will celebrate Community Week from Jan. 26-31, with events ranging from a panel discussion on diversity to the 14th annual International Bazaar.

The lecture by Laverne Cox has been postponed due to her filming schedule with the new CBS legal drama "Doubt."

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Laverne Cox of “Orange is the New Black” will speak at UAB during its 2015 Lecture Series.

Sigma Kappa, Kappa Delta sororities and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity among new Greek organizations coming to UAB campus.
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Sponsored by the UAB National Alumni Society, this tradition recognizes outstanding male and female students who have demonstrated scholastic achievement, leadership, involvement and overall enthusiasm.
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