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The unique academic experiences available to students in the UAB Honors College are expanding with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows.
English Professor Alison Chapman — who has spent more than a decade enriching the intellectual lives of prison inmates — is the recipient of the 2016 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
The Explorers Club chose UAB’s James McClintock for a fellowship in international exploration for significant scientific contributions. 
Alejandro Tapia y Rivera (1826–1882) is widely considered to the father of Puerto Rican literature. Maddox's translation of La Cuarterona provides a new window into the literary contribution of Tapia and the cultural heritage of Puerto Rico.
Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.
George O. Liber has published his third book, Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).
Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly.
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Ireland Visiting Scholar Prize. The prize will be presented at a reception to be held later in the spring.
The exhibition includes works by 22 faculty members in many media. A free opening reception is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the UA Gallery.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
Students from Medium: Art Club at UAB will exhibit selected works in a juried exhibition, while Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway’s solo exhibition, “Herds,” will also be on view. A free reception is set for July 15.
Walker will help identify which types of businesses embrace or overlook the importance of cybersecurity, and help capture best practices to increase the adoption of cybersecurity technologies.
Satellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.
Arts faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
Congratulations to Dr. Karolina Mukhtar on her promotion to Associate Professor and award of tenure!
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 15:33

Why Do Women Live Longer than Men?

A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
Only 151 computer scientists worldwide were recognized as senior members by the ACM in 2015.
Professor of Art History Dr. Heather McPherson has been named by the College Art Association as one of seven Millard Meiss Publication Fund grantees for spring 2016.
A UAB faculty member and an alumna help teens see a future in computer science.
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