April 03, 2018

Everyone has a story

“How did you end up in Alabama?” I get that question a lot, both here and abroad. I suspect that every immigrant is frequently asked the same question out of genuine curiosity, maybe interest.

Diamondback terrapin population, a staple in Alabama salt marshes, continues to decline. UAB researchers look to reverse conservation concerns.

Tina Mozelle Braziel, program director of the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop, is the recent recipient of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry.

Dr. Yakov Kasman, Professor and Artist-in Residence in the Department of Music, has been named a Distinguished Professor by the Board of Trustees.

The Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction recognizes, rewards, and encourages scholarly distinction in the arts and sciences.

The UAB College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to again offer campus-wide training to junior faculty planning to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

Dr. D. Scott Batey, Assistant Professor of Social Work, and his colleagues have won the UAB College of Arts and Sciences interdisciplinary team award.

"Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini" is one of the works most beloved by audiences around the globe.

Pamela Sterne King, assistant professor in the UAB History Department, has been named president of the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation.

Assistant Professor of Art History Noa Turel will present a paper, “Drawing Machines and Redrawing a World Order in Late-Medieval Europe,” at the 106th annual College Art Association national conference.

Dr. Kevin McCain, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will discuss “Forgetting Memory Skepticism.”

Faculty members of the Department of Social Work participated in the Society for Social Work (SSWR) and Research conference in Washington, D.C.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Jeffrey Morris.

Dr. Magdalena Szaflarski has written the cover story in the December issue of HIV Specialist.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design, spent two weeks at a Mississippi wildlife refuge creating a poetic map of endangered red-cockaded woodpecker habitats.
Professor John K. Moore Jr., Ph.D., is conducting the first comprehensive study of a centuries-old legal case in Spain.

On November 14, 2017, Dr. Edward Taub’s colleagues held a celebration in his honor at the Spain Rehabilitation Center entitled A 30 Year Milestone: Celebrating the Advances in CI Therapy.

The American Art Therapy Association introduced Christianne Strang, Ph.D., as 2017-2018 board chairperson last month.

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