English alum becomes a comic genius
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 makes President's Higher Education Community Service Honor RollEach year, the U.S. president recognizes institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in their communities. UAB, which was recognized in three categories â€” general service, economic opportunity and education â€” has been on the honor roll since 2006.Online graduate program in public health ranked No. 2 nationallyTopMastersInHealthcare.com ranked 70 U.S. online program offerings for its list of "Top 10 Best Online MPH Programs" and was impressed with UAB's depth and breadth.New degree programs, graduate track in the approval pipelineCurriculum items approved by the UAB Board of Trustees during its June 19 meeting will be submitted to ACHE for evaluation and review. They include degrees in general studies, human resource management, genetics and genomics and psychometry.Theatre students explore the fabric of timeUABâ€™s Department of Theatre tops the best-dressed list, following a donation of more than 200 vintage clothing pieces spanning 90 years of fashion. See some of the dazzling dresses and hip hats, and discover how the unique collection is inspiring and educating students, in UAB Magazine.Team-learning techniques are in use all around UAB
Professors already are using tested techniques to better engage students â€” ahead of the QEP, which begins with the fall semester.ÂOnline business graduate programs among nationâ€™s bestU.S. News & World Report included Collat School of Businessâ€™ online masterâ€™s degrees among its list of top national programs. The programs were rated No. 17.PublicHealthOnline.org ranks UAB graduate programs among the nation's bestLearn more about the UAB School of Public Health and its degrees during its open house Nov. 21.UAB listed among top schools to earn an MBAIts ties to local business, strong curriculum, knowledgeable faculty and diverse student body are among the reasons UAB's Collat School of Business was named among â€śThe 296 Best Business Schools.â€ťVolunteer experience builds skills, passion among students
Students who participate in service-learning opportunities are more engaged with their career and community and bring that knowledge back to the classroom.