The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

English Instructor Jessica Smith wrote the book of poetry as she was leaving a job, helping a student learn to trust again, and discovering a new skill.  

This past year, CAS faculty wrote books on everything from technology in James Bond fiction to globalism in higher education.

“Ernestine’s Milky Way” tells the story of a determined 5-year-old girl in the early 1940s, who sets off on a journey to deliver two Mason jars of milk to her neighbors in the holler.

Four individuals and one student organization were honored with the President’s Diversity Champion awards, and UAB was recognized for excellence in diversity among higher education institutions by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

retro art streamMore than 35 years ago, the Business-Engineering Complex opened for classes. Now, a new complex will support the unique instructional, research and collaborative needs of UAB’s programs.

Rob Blanton, Ph.D., an expert on international political economy and current professor in the department, will begin his new role Aug. 1.

More than 300 employees with 20-plus years of service to UAB will be honored March 1.

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $30,000 each to Jeff Morris, Magda Szaflarski and Zina Trost to fund projects that foster connections, ask big questions and find big solutions.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

The new University of Alabama System Public Art Trail will support art that enhances the visual aesthetic of each campus.

A grant awarded by the Japan Foundation Los Angeles will enable UAB Foreign Languages and Literatures to hire an instructor, expand course offerings and establish a major concentration in Japanese.

Psychology’s Zina Trost and several international colleagues have compiled a valuable resource for clinicians, students and researchers studying the practice, management, processes and psychology of pain.

Sociologist Patricia Drentea considers the ramifications of social patterns in the United States and shares six intriguing trends that will shape the next 50 years.

The Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize in the History of Ideas, established by CAS Senior Associate Dean Catherine Daniélou, Ph.D., is inspired by the 16th-century French essayist of the same name.

Jonathan Wiesen, Ph.D., an authority on modern European history, including histories of racism and antisemitism, and the history of advertising and consumerism, joined UAB Jan. 1.

The new concentration complements studies of everything from business management to education or nursing and more.

The eight postdocs selected to receive Outstanding Postdoctoral Awards represent eight departments, divisions and schools across UAB.

Biology’s Sami Raut turned a teaching fellowship into an international STEM outreach initiative.

What do mindfulness and meditation have in common with the hip-hop’s global consciousness? Those topics and more will be discussed by the 2018-2019 cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows during their yearlong fellowship beginning in August.

Five individuals and one student organization were honored with the President’s Diversity Champion awards.


UAB anthropology professor’s use of satellite technology to find and map archaeological sites embodies “the new age of exploration.”
This distinction is an Order of Chivalry for academics and cultural and educational figures recognizing those who are active players in promoting the French language and culture.
The NSF will support a UAB/BBA collaboration through a $600,000 award — the first Partnership for Innovation grant ever given in Alabama.
The plight of the Antarctic-based Adelie penguin reveals much about the future of our planet, according to UAB University Professor Jim McClintock, Ph.D. The story of the seabird’s struggle to adjust to the warming climate is captured in “Ghost Rookeries,” a four-minute film produced by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and narrated by actor Harrison Ford, who is on the foundation's board of advisers. The journey comes alive through the prose from McClintock’s book, “Lost Antarctica: Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula.”
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