The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been ranked 147th internationally and 67th in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings, the highest ranking of any Alabama institution. UAB also was ranked 89th in patents, an increase of 41 places compared to 2015.

MBA glassesThe University of Alabama at Birmingham continues to expand the institution’s business and medical education through the addition of a dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Business Administration degree — the first of its kind nationwide.

industrial distributionThe University of Alabama at Birmingham is expanding its online course offerings within the Collat School of Business through a counterpart for its campus-based Charles and Patsy Collat Industrial Distribution program.

Janet Herring and her husband, Mark, have established the Janet Herring Accounting Student Professional Development Program through a generous donation to The Campaign for UAB. The endowed program encourages female students to succeed in the workplace through professional development workshops, job shadowing and mentoring.

As someone who sees possibility in disability, Forrest Satterfield refuses to compromise. His willingness to push boundaries has placed him in equally good and bad situations.

As a UAB freshman, he developed a nasty case of mononucleosis due to a weakened immune system from poor nutrition and sleep.

“I was so focused on my work that it didn’t leave me much time to do anything else,” he says.

But it’s that unrelenting drive that has taken Satterfield Technologies from dorm room to board room.

ExcelBizFINAL LOGOThe Top 25 award program is designed to identify, recognize, and celebrate the success of alumni business leaders. Each company must have been founded, owned, or managed (most senior leadership team or regional/division leadership team) by a UAB alumnus/alumna.

Justin Smitth and Talyor Looney, SertawareJustin Smith and Taylor Looney have the charming, hometown warmth you remember on your drive home for the summer: when life stills, everything seems familiar, and people recall when you were this big.

Together, they comprise Sertaware, LLC, a software start-up that aims to integrate with co-existing electronic healthcare records, making them transferrable between healthcare facilities. Sertaware’s mission is to simplify the patient-care process. Sertaware is one of eight student-run businesses housed within the UAB iLab, an incubator for student businesses and creative idea development located inside Birmingham’s Innovation Depot.

The UAB Collat School of Business celebrated its largest graduating class of online students thus far with a special reception in their honor at the Hill University Center on Friday, April 29, 2016. Twenty-seven Collat graduates earned their undergraduate or graduate degree this spring through one of Collat’s online program offerings. Luciano Pitts, Master of Accounting (MAc) graduate, was one of the graduates who attended the reception and shared his story and experience in the accounting program.

MBA Collat2 outThe UAB Collat School of Business will begin offering a new option for experienced professionals seeking an MBA to forgo the MBA admissions test requirements if they have professional work experience.