Sometimes a simple picture can say more than mountains of data — especially if that picture is created from the data itself. Akhlaque Haque, PhD, an associate professor of government at UAB and an expert in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, learned this lesson in Cleveland.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Marilyn J. Kurata, as associate professor emerita in the Department of English during its meeting on Nov. 2, 2012.
NSF awarded a new grant to Prof. Solorio that will support the creation of annotated corpora to study mixed-language sources.
André Millard has been at UAB for over twenty years. This teacher of popular culture, film and music, and World War II is also a collector of music in all formats.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Robert Collins, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus in the Department of English during its meeting June 15, 2012.
Three University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members were awarded $5,000 fellowship grants by the Alabama State Council on the Arts for 2012-13 based on merit of their work, career achievement and potential and service to the state. Recipients may use the money to create art, improve skills or enhance their artistic careers.
The graduating seniors of the EMSAP Class of 2012 voted Dr. Christopher M. Lawson as its Outstanding Professor in Physics.
On behalf of the EPSCoR/IDeA Coalition Dr. Christopher M. Lawson from the University of Alabama at Birmingham testified in front of the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on March 22.
April 12, 2012

Safety Patrol

UAB child safety expert David Schwebel has helped call attention to the everyday dangers of crosswalks, swimming pools, and dog bites through a series of intriguing, headline-grabbing experiments.
Profs. Thamar Solorio and Ragib Hasan received a three year award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to support their research on document signatures.
Dr. Long has been teaching as a distinguished visiting professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
David Sweatt, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UAB Department of Neurobiology, has been awarded the 2012 neuronal plasticity prize from the Fondation IPSEN, an entity of the Fondation de France.
David Sweatt, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UAB Department of Neurobiology, has been awarded the 2012 neuronal plasticity prize from the Fondation IPSEN, an entity of the Fondation de France. 
On November 18, 2011, the Optical Society of America (OSA) announced that Sergey B. Mirov, UAB Professor of Physics and University Professor, was elected to the rank of Fellow. 
October 12, 2011

Witnesses to History

UAB secured its place in history—actually, two places—this summer when two history professors, John Van Sant, Ph.D., and Raymond Mohl, Ph.D., were invited to present their research at the 20th Annual World History Association (WHA) Conference in Beijing, China.
Jefferson’s views wouldn’t gel with modern attitudes, says UAB historian Brian Steele, Ph.D., who recently received UAB’s Frederick W. Conner Prize in the History of Ideas for his essay exploring the subject.
Rebecca Ann Bach first fell in love with the works of William Shakespeare as a sixth grader at a tiny Presbyterian grammar school in New York. She was picked to play Calpurnia in “Julius Caesar” and stood before her class robed in a purple bed sheet and let Shakespeare’s words roll off her 10-year-old tongue.
Colin Davis was one of eleven faculty honored with the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching during the annual Faculty Awards Convocation, Wednesday, Feb. 23.
David Hilton, Ph.D., an assistant professor of physics, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.
Andrew Keitt, Ph.D., an associate professor of history in the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences has been named the 2010 Alabama Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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