Forbes hails UAB's role in Birmingham's thriving economy In its story about Jefferson County's emergence from bankruptcy, Forbes magazine awarded the lion's share of credit for the area's economic rebound to UAB's research enterprise, high-tech business development, investment in the community and local partnerships.
"We have all realized that we must align our efforts together, draw on our strengths, get rid of redundancies and focus on our top strategic priorities and opportunities," President Ray Watts is quoted as saying. "If no one worries about who gets the credit for great things, wonderful things can happen."
Meet students, faculty in UAB's new TV ads A music student. A nursing professor. An infectious diseases expert. An international studies major. They are among the stars of UAB’s newest TV commercials, which mark the second phase in the university’s branding campaign, “Knowledge that will change your world,” and the launch of The Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything, UAB’s largest-ever fundraising effort. Hear from several participants in the new commercials to learn the stories behind their star turns — and discover how a UAB music student created the soundtracks for the new spots.