While at UAB, Ailey II dancers will perform a free ArtPlay school show, with a demonstration by students in the ASC/Ailey II seasonlong residency.
UAB choirs to perform benefit concert March 11 for trip to LatviaThe concert at Southside Baptist Church will feature music from a variety of styles and time periods, including works by Mendelssohn, Gretchaninoff, Mawby, Hogan and more.posted yesterday 68 viewsNew study of proteins in space could yield better understanding, new drug development, in addition to future scientistsInnovative methods of drug discovery don’t always take place in an academic laboratory. They may start there, but they can also happen in orbit aboard the International Space Station, as protein crystallization research from UAB is about to demonstrate once again.posted yesterday 130 viewsUAB’s School of Nursing to host faculty practice brown bag on documentation and codingEffective Oct. 1, all HIPAA-covered entities must be ICD-10 compliant; there will be no delays or grace periodsposted yesterday 58 viewsUAB to host several summer writing camps for kidsThe Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school.posted yesterday 162 viewsUAB Gospel Choir heading to Sin City for spring break tourLas Vegas audiences will be treated to music from the UAB Gospel Choir’s “Nu-Soul City” CD from March 26-30, when the choir performs at Hard Rock Hotel and area churches.posted yesterday 388 viewsUAB’s Quinlan receives Ireland Prize for Scholarly DistinctionUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of English Kieran Quinlan, Ph.D., has been named the winner of the 2014 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences.posted 2 days ago 172 viewsNew method for women’s HIV prevention found to be safe for useA Phase I trial conducted at UAB was designed to evaluate the safety, acceptability and drug absorption qualities of an intravaginal ring containing two anti-HIV medications when worn by women for 28 days.posted 3 days ago 114 viewsUAB physicians called to edit “Oxford Textbook of Vasculitis”A prestigious textbook on vasculitis, a disorder of the blood vessels, was edited by three members of the UAB faculty.posted 3 days ago 221 viewsTanik named Wallace R. Bunn Chair of TelecommunicationsThe University of Alabama System Board of Trustees recently appointed Murat M. Tanik, Ph.D., to the Wallace R. Bunn Chair of Telecommunications in the UAB School of Engineering.posted 3 days ago 105 viewsUAB researcher publishes paper on OSS innovation in businessInformation and Organization recently published a research paper on innovation in firm-sponsored OSS communities from UAB Assistant Professor Paul Di Gangi, Ph.D.posted 3 days ago 274 viewsUAB Computer and Information Sciences researcher receives Best Paper Award at annual conferenceA research paper on detecting human mood using sensors in mobile devices from postdoctoral fellow Munirul Haque, Ph.D., was selected as best paper at a recent international conferenceposted 3 days ago 370 viewsUAB online accounting programs ranked nationallyUAB’s online bachelor’s and master’s accounting programs have been recognized by TheBestSchools.org as two of the best in the category nationally.posted 3 days ago 237 viewsUAB to take radically different approach to drug adherence in the Black BeltThree-year, $2 million PCORI grant will randomize 500 patients in a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a medication adherence intervention delivered by a community health worker.posted 3 days ago 319 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Ailey II on March 28While at UAB, Ailey II dancers will perform a free ArtPlay school show, with a demonstration by students in the ASC/Ailey II seasonlong residency.posted 3 days ago 212 viewsUAB Art and Art History presents artist George Ferrandi, “The Prosthetics of Joy”During Ferrandi’s residency March 11-20, she will work with students, faculty, staff and the community to create “The Prosthetics of Joy,” with a free performance and exhibition.posted 5 days ago 659 viewsAwareness and research are paramount when it comes to glaucomaResearch exploring several new diagnostic strategies to find the earliest changes in the eye to detect glaucoma is underway at the UAB School of Optometry. One optometrist says awareness of this eye disorder is just as important as continuing to study it.posted 8 days ago 141 viewsGene replacement therapy topic of UAB community talkTownes is an internationally renowned researcher who is doing groundbreaking research in gene replacement for conditions such as sickle cell disease.posted 8 days ago 258 viewsFirst ever Young Survivors Conference registration is openLeonard Sender, M.D., chairman of Stupid Cancer, the largest adolescent and young adult cancer survivor’s advocacy group in the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker.posted 8 days ago 543 viewsPositive psychotherapy pioneer to lecture at UABHis expertise includes positive clinical psychology, strength-based resilience, post-traumatic growth, multicultural psychotherapy and positive education.posted 8 days ago 375 viewsThe Nile Project to be in residence at UAB's Alys Stephens Center in 2015The Nile Project brings together musicians from countries along the Nile River and uses the power of music to inspire, educate and empower Nile residents to work together.posted 8 days ago 338 views
UAB announces Kelly K. Nichols as School of Optometry deanKelly K. Nichols, O.D., MPH, Ph.D., one of the world's leading vision scientists in the area of dry eye disease, has been named dean of the UAB School of Optometry, effective June 25, 2014.posted 12 days ago 2310 viewsUAB announces a new program that will increase STEM teachers in AlabamaUAB joins four other research universities as the most recent recipients of national education grant to address the shortage of highly trained STEM teachers in Alabama and beyond.posted 11 days ago 1935 viewsUAB presents Leon Botstein, 2014 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar, on March 13While at UAB to accept the prize, Botstein will conduct a special performance of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, free and open to the public, March 13 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.posted 15 days ago 1881 viewsBrain research tracks Internet safety performance, dispels assumptions, identifies traits of those at-riskBrain scans dispel assumptions about Internet safety, as well as show that critical-thinking skills and impulsivity are at work as users identify spam and phishing sites.posted 9 days ago 1029 viewsUAB presents 38th Juried Student Exhibition with juror George FerrandiAn exhibition featuring the best works from studio art students will be on show March 19-April 18 in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.posted 10 days ago 924 viewsUAB pilot program brings glaucoma screenings closer to homeA project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.posted 10 days ago 800 viewsPensacola, Fla., patient enjoying life again after CTO heart procedure at UABUAB is currently the top site in Alabama to offer a special CTO procedure, which helps patients avoid the more invasive open-heart surgery – but the resource is not widely known.posted 11 days ago 784 viewsUAB presents new Festival of 10-Minute Plays, “Gods and Monsters”Theatre UAB's enormously popular festival from March 10-15 features eight new plays, all written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty.posted 12 days ago 771 viewsJeanette Kohl to keynote UAB/UA Art History SymposiumThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Art and Art History will host the Art History Master of Arts Symposium Friday, March 7.posted 15 days ago 713 viewsUAB, Birmingham City Schools present Art Competition and ExhibitionTwenty-eight students from Carver, Huffman, Parker, Ramsey and Woodlawn high schools will participate in the third annual Art Competition and Exhibition, March 5-8 at UAB.posted 10 days ago 674 viewsUAB Art and Art History presents artist George Ferrandi, “The Prosthetics of Joy”During Ferrandi’s residency March 11-20, she will work with students, faculty, staff and the community to create “The Prosthetics of Joy,” with a free performance and exhibition.posted 5 days ago 659 viewsUAB celebrates Women’s History Month with events in MarchThe month will feature lectures, film screenings, community service, performances and more, with most events free and all open to the public.posted 8 days ago 611 viewsBirmingham's Lena Smith becomes 100th TAVR patient at UAB88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.posted 10 days ago 573 viewsFirst ever Young Survivors Conference registration is openLeonard Sender, M.D., chairman of Stupid Cancer, the largest adolescent and young adult cancer survivor’s advocacy group in the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker.posted 8 days ago 543 viewsSongs for Sight Youth Low Vision Support Group winter meeting scheduledThe winter meeting of the Songs for Sight Youth Low Vision Support Group will be 2:30-8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at McWane Science Center, 200 19th St. North.
SpringFest and the International Bazaar merge to present the 2014 World's Fair at UABSpringFest and the International Bazaar will present the UAB's World's Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 5 on the Campus Green.
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UAB alumna inducted into Alabama Engineering Hall of FameAlabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts UAB Biomedical Engineering graduate Kimberly Greene into 2014 class.posted 15 days ago 481 viewsUAB study investigates genetics of Parkinson’s diseaseUAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.posted 11 days ago 475 viewsUAB to host School of Engineering open houseThe UAB School of Engineering will hold its annual open house Sunday, March 2.
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Alys Stephens Center presents blues man Taj Mahal on March 22Alys Stephens Center presents blues man Taj Mahal on March 22posted 12 days ago 464 views
- Event Date March 2