Graduate Student Bing Xue Receives Grant to Support Cancer Therapy ResearchBing Xue, a PhD student in the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Department of Chemistry, was awarded a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research to support her research on biodegradable hydrogel microparticles for cancer therapy.posted 4 days ago 80 viewsStudents Chart New Courses for DronesUnmanned aerial vehicles have many uses: flying cameras, weapons, even delivery vehicles for online retailers. But why stop there? Discover how UAB students are putting drones to work to help save lives and reveal the secrets of an endangered sea turtle.UAB Receives Prestigious NSF Scholarship for Service Bolster the Nation’s Cybersecurity WorkforceUAB receives prestigious NSF Scholarship for Service grant to help bolster the nation’s cybersecurity workforce The $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide cybersecurity scholarships to graduate students in exchange for their service with local, state or federal organizations upon graduation.Works by Computer Music Ensemble Director, Member, to be Performed at FestivalsAdjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.UAB Launches New Bachelor of Science Degree in Digital ForensicsWhat identity theft, insider trading, information security breaches, cyberattacks, financial fraud and terrorism all have in common is the devices used to carry out such acts all leave behind digital “footprints.” Digital forensics is a fast-growing industry, and UAB’s new degree program combines criminal justice and computer science.UABTeach Sees Continued Growth, Looks to Keep MomentumThe program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.UAB Undergraduate Student a Finalist for Prestigious Gates Cambridge ScholarshipBhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.Pursuing the joy of healingLamario Williams, a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and physics, shares an undergraduate journey that has taken him from Mount Sinai Hospital to Nepal, and offers advice on making the most of research opportunities at UAB.Read the Newest DFLL NewsletterWant to catch up with what's been happening in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures? Read the latest newsletter to get an overview of of student awards and scholarship, study abroad news, and upcoming events!UAB Fall Commencement Ceremony, Doctoral Hooding Dec. 17An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.Student Mentors Share Thrills of Undergraduate Research, and Keys to SuccessWhat's it really like to do research as an undergraduate? Students in UAB's Undergraduate Research Ambassadors program offer advice, professional development opportunities and real-world tips.Clues to Reducing Conflict at Home and Around the WorldEveryone’s looking for a little peace — and students have found it in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, a growing hub for the study of peaceful societies, human rights, nonviolent conflict resolution, and related topics. Discover useful tips for defusing friction with family and neighbors, and learn more about the practical lessons of peacePreparing Veterans for Their Next Call of DutyNew programs, facilities for veterans at UAB are attracting students from across the country.UAB’s First Three Minute Thesis Competition Challenges Students to Say More with LessNine Ph.D. students competed for a grand prize of $1,000 and a chance to represent UAB at the 3MT Regional Competition in March 2017Lamario Williams Receives PhysCon MSI/HBCY Travel AwardCongratulations to Physics student Lamario Williams on receiving a PhysCon MSI/HBCU Travel Award to attend PhysCon 2016 in San Francisco.posted a while back 2129 viewsUAB Piano Students Continue Winning Streak at Music Teachers National Association Alabama CompetitionSenior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.UAB Art Students Introduce “Arts&” Interdisciplinary Salon Events to UAB Campus and CommunityThe third salon, “Arts & Humanities,” is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space. The featured panelists will be music producer, conductor and University Professor of Music Henry Panion III, Ph.D., documentary filmmaker Michele Forman, and poet Adam Vines, all UAB faculty members.Theatre UAB Presents “Vinegar Tom,” Directed by Luke Harlan, Nov. 9-12 and Nov. 16-19Theatre UAB alumnus Luke Harlan, newly graduated from Yale School of Drama, returns to direct a provocative play that examines gender and power through the lens of the 17th century witchcraft trials in England.35th Annual Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition Winners and Alternates NamedIsabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.Flight School: Students Chart New Courses for DronesUAB students are inventing new uses for unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs or drones—employing them to reveal nature’s secrets and even save lives.