Get it while it's hot! The 2014 UAB Annual Employee Chili Cook-off is Thursday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center is requesting applications for two research funding opportunities and calling for abstracts for an upcoming research symposium.
Discount tickets are still available for Thursday's 6:30 p.m. game against Rice.

Richard W. Waguespack, M.D., clinical professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, is the new president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and its foundation.

Tate Hinkle was elected the student board member of the American Academy of Family Physicians for 2013-2014.
As part of the award, Peter Anderson, D.V.M., Ph.D., director of Pathology Undergraduate Education, will lead faculty development programs and hands-on workshops at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan for two weeks.
Klaus Mönkemüller, M.D., Ph.D., FASGE, has been elected co-chair of the International Committee of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Jane Schwebke, M.D., has been honored for high achievement in research and prevention by the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association.