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In teaching the Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals course at UAB, María Antonia Anderson de la Torre, Ph.D., wanted to work with a text that in addition to language skills also portrayed racial and cultural diversity.
A UAB College of Arts and Sciences alumna has been named the 12th Alabama state poet laureate.
Collat’s Jamey Worrell handcrafted a new stand for the UAB Mace, using skills taught by his woodworker father and locally sourced wood that represents some of the university’s best qualities: strength, resilience, knowledge and passion.
Six students from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences will have their films shown at the 23rd annual Sidewalk Film Festival from Aug. 23-29.
The UAB School of Education is offering free online English courses to the community this fall.
“Godspell,” Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” “Noises Off,” an original play by a Theatre UAB alumna, and “The SpongeBob Musical” are set for the 2021-22 season.
Legendary musician Greg Phillinganes and UAB’s Reginald Jackson will lead the student ensemble and work with UAB University Professor Henry Panion III, Ph.D., who is artistic director of the 2022 World Games.
Students, faculty and staff celebrated the first anniversary of UAB’s new Honors College building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Students in a special topics course called “Art and Exercise” in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History spent the summer developing art projects inspired by sports, fitness and exercise.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

After pursuing a degree piecemeal for 33 years, Jonathan Perz followed the footsteps of both his wife and his daughter to obtain a bachelor’s degree from UAB, becoming the family’s third UAB alumnus.
Two-time UAB alumna Angel Perez hopes to use the knowledge and skills she has learned to teach the next generation of vision scientists.
Ramona Bonner is earning her fifth degree 35 years after receiving her first one, all while fighting COVID-19 in rural Alabama.
Public relations student Tehreem Khan is the first member of the PRSSA chapter at UAB to receive this sought-after scholarship from the national society, for her academic achievements. The award is given to just two students each year.
Arshnoor Grewal and Banks Stamp will attend the Young Leaders Initiative in Washington, D.C., to connect with ambassadors and learn from other foreign policy experts.
UAB students in the Honors College are equipping the next generation of scientists with cancer biology knowledge through hands-on experiments and interactive projects, helping to spread cancer awareness in Birmingham and surrounding communities.
An award from the Health Resources and Services Administration will increase underrepresented minorities in medicine and support student work in areas of mental health, opioid addiction and primary care in rural areas.
Six graduate students in the Academic Medical Center of the 21st Century scholarship program will network with medical professionals, train with top research doctors and receive research funding from the UAB School of Medicine. 
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