Dr. Jonathan Wiesen comes to UAB from the Department of History at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, where he has been department chair since 2016.

In honor of the 16th-century French essayist Michel de Montaigne and the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Catherine Danielou, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and recipient of the UAB Frederick W. Conner Prize in the History of Ideas, has established the Michel de Montaigne Endowed Prize in the History of Ideas.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 15:56

Faculty honored at 2018 Fall Awards Convocation

President Ray Watts and Provost Pam Benoit honored faculty across UAB during the annual Faculty Convocation on October 22.

A new grant allows researchers to further identify family-based interventions needed for teen driver safety.
English professor awarded for book written on the depth of legal knowledge within 17th-century literature.
Peace ethology book promotes the systemic study of peace as a behavior.
Experts provide parents and teens with safe driving tips leading into Teen Driving Safety Week.
Study shows that vehicles with advanced technology could potentially reduce crashes, injuries and deaths.
“We always talk about STEM outreach in the U.S. — I’m taking it international.” — Sami Raut, Ph.D
Underrepresented minorities make up about 30% of the U.S. population but only 5% of U.S. science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) doctorates.
Children and adolescents are at higher risk of developing mental health problems from abuse, but the severity of mental health problems greatly depends on the timing of abuse.
The 2018 Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Service Learning goes to Dr. Laurel Hitchcock, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work.
The socioeconomic resources of parents and adult children are related to women’s mortality risk in old age.
A new type of “guardian angel” technology is being developed to warn distracted pedestrians as they cross the street.
Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, and colleague secure a $60,000 Binational Science Foundation Start-Up Grant to investigate the response to temperature and ocean acidification in the Levantine region of the Mediterranean Sea.
Most drugs used for Alzheimer’s disease exhibit only marginal benefits, and no cure for the disease currently exists despite progress in developing treatments for the symptomatic relief.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 08:06

Keeping Halloween safe: Tips from UAB experts

UAB experts offer ways to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, was selected as the 2018 Norma J. Lang Early Career Fellow from the Phycological Society of America.
UAB aging researchers believe it is time to start human trials of drugs known to dramatically extend healthy life in mice.
Large-scale quantitative analysis details the rise of anti-Semitism and how anti-Semitic content flows across mainstream and fringe web communities.
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