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Discoveries: PTSD and the brain

Harnett croppedNathaniel Harnett is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology’s Behavioral Neuroscience program with a research focus on PTSD and how it impacts different people.
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Creating knowledge: One student’s path to becoming a physician scientist

DSC 0719Hisham Abdelmotilib, a fifth-year student in pathobiology molecular medicine from Egypt, is one step closer to realizing his dream of becoming a physician scientist.
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How old is your heart? Link between heart disease and breast cancer

IMG 8208Jacqueline Vo is a PhD student in the UAB School of Nursing with a research focus on the link between breast cancer and heart disease.
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GRD 705
Teaching at the College Level and Beyond

3 credit hours.
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This course provides an overview of many important aspects of teaching at the college level and beyond. Topics include designing a course and writing an effective syllabus, writing learning objectives, enhancing lectures, testing and grading, dealing with challenging students and difficult situations, learning and the brain, and accessing appropriate active learning strategies. Spring & Summer. 3 credit hours. Pass/Fail.