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  • $20 million statewide grant to further plasma research, synthesize novel materials and improve technologies in manufacturing industries

    $20 million statewide grant to further plasma research, synthesize novel materials and improve technologies in manufacturing industries UAB will be a fundamental player in the Alabama jurisdiction of the program, which has just five awardees, with primary goals of improving scientific research and building workforce capacity.

  • Peters to serve as president of Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership

    Peters to serve as president of Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership Gary Peters, Ph.D., has been elected president of the Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership.

  • UAB shatters enrollment record and welcomes largest, highest-achieving freshman class

    UAB shatters enrollment record and welcomes largest, highest-achieving freshman class UAB’s student body grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year with gains in every school, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Honors College. UAB also enrolled its largest and most academically prepared freshman class.

  • School of Education Invites UAB Campus to GEAR UP Alabama Information Session

    The UAB School of Education will host a GEAR UP Alabama informational and open house Wednesday, Sept. 20.The campus community is invited to learn more about GEAR UP Alabama. The UAB School of Education will host a GEAR UP Alabama informational and open house Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Education Building. The informational will take place from 1-2 p.m in EB 146. The open house will follow, from 2-4 p.m in EB 126.

  • UAB to offer free community English classes

    UAB to offer free community English classes The UAB School of Education is offering free English conversation classes for faculty, staff, students, and the Birmingham community.

  • UAB’s School of Education professor to chair Healthy Aging Community of Practice

    UAB’s School of Education professor to chair Healthy Aging Community of Practice Larrell L. Wilkinson, Ph.D., accepted the role of chair for the Healthy Aging Community of Practice for the Society for Public Health Education.

  • Regional TESOL Conference to Feature Speakers and Presenters from the UAB School of Education

    Join faculty, students, and alumni of the UAB School of Education at the Southeast Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (SETESOL) conference, October 4-7, 2017, in Birmingham, Alabama. This year’s conference is expected to attract over 600 educators from 11 states in the Southeast and beyond.

  • UAB Adds New Master’s Degree in Instructional Design

    UAB Adds New Master’s Degree in Instructional Design The School of Education is offering a new master’s program that promises to prepare students for one of the country’s most in-demand professions.The job outlook for instructional designers is bright, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.The Bureau has projected close to 11,000 new jobs in the field to open between 2014 and 2024 with a median salary of more than $60,000 per year.To help meet the demand, the UAB School of Education is debuting a new Master of[…]

  • New Exercise Physiology Lab Makes Its Debut

    New Exercise Physiology Lab Makes Its Debut When UAB's kinesiology professors needed a new teaching lab, the School of Education created a high-tech space that would take the program to a new level.The UAB School of Education now has its own in-house exercise physiology lab.In the past, undergraduate exercise science, fitness leadership and physical education students at UAB conducted their kinesiology experiments in the Bell-Wallace Gymnasium and the School of Health Professions. But last fall, the School of Education, with monies from the Provost’s Office, renovated two[…]

  • Longtime Mental Health Advocate Fights On

    Longtime Mental Health Advocate Fights On Anne Bruno LaRussa has worked for years to bring affordable mental health services to women and children in Birmingham. And she’s not done yet.Birmingham native Anne Bruno LaRussa’s journey to becoming a mental health counselor started in the 1980s when she worked at a local community college advising older women who had returned to school to earn their degrees.“I realized that some of the women had mental health issues,” she says. “Some of it was due to divorce or grief.[…]