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.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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.
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.
Justin 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.
Last summer, UAB student Brandon Pickett worked as a lead counselor in a camp where the kids learned survival skills—the kind involving dollars and cents. During the four-day Money Math Camp, he and other counselors taught 45 middle-schoolers from low-income and minority school districts about money management and the impact of career choices on future lifestyles.