February 28, 2014 Written by Nicole Wyatt
Researchers at the UAB School of Public Health hope to learn how problem drinkers quit misusing alcohol on their own, so others with similar issues can benefit from their natural recoveries.
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UAB held its 4th Annual Employee Chili Cook-off Thursday pitting faculty and staff members against each other. Employees formed more than 20 teams and competed before a panel of judges. The event was held at the UAB Hospital West Pavilion Atrium. All proceeds raised will go to the UAB Benevolent Fund.
New research from University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that users pay more attention to Internet safety than previously assumed. In a paper that won the "Distinguished Paper Award" at the 2014 Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium, researchers used a novel methodology to gain new neurological insights into how users face security questions and how their personalities might affect their performance.
Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, has been named Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, following the retirement of Rod W. Nowakowski, OD, PhD, as reported by VMail July 26, 2013. She will assume the role on June 25, 2014.
February 27, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB's James Rimmer is the first researcher focusing on the fitness of people with disabilities to be named to the President's Council on Fitness.
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February 27, 2014
Brain research tracks Internet safety performance, dispels assumptions, identifies traits of those at-riskWritten by Katherine Shonesy
Brain 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.
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February 27, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
The Salvador's Deli fundraiser March 2 will raise money to put art supply kits directly in the hands of visual arts teachers in Birmingham-area schools.
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February 26, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
Twenty-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.
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February 26, 2014 Written by Katherine Shonesy
Raymond Thompson, Ph.D., was named the Engineering Council of Birmingham’s Engineer of the Year at the organization’s 55th annual awards banquet.
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