The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Eric P. Jack, Ph.D., to the Wells Fargo Endowed Chair in Business Administration in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business during its meeting June 14, 2013. Jack, who became the dean of the school in April, joined the faculty in 2001.
Medical research: Ensuring the infrastructure of hopeAlabama research institutions make the case to Congress to maintain funding for the National Institutes of Health.posted today 132 viewsCircadian fluctuations in glaucomaBrian Samuels, M.D., says there is an increase of eye pressure throughout the morning, and that pressure comes and goes throughout the day. This fluctuation is a known risk factor for the progression of glaucoma.posted 4 days ago 604 viewsUAB faculty, students present one-night-only art happening June 8 at AEIVADigital projection and animation projects by faculty and students from the Department of Art and Art History were created in response to artist Jessica Angel’s installation “Facing the Hyperstructure.”
Nursing faculty honored by Alabama League for NursingSchool of Nursing faculty were cited for impact on innovative nursing education.posted 5 days ago 325 viewsLegacy of leadership in professional, personal lives for UAB nursing alumnaAshley Hodges, Ph.D., has served in many leadership roles over the course of her 27-year nursing career, and her leadership in nursing extends to daughter, son.posted 5 days ago 592 viewsNew works by Southern composers in free concert at UAB on May 20Presented by the Mid-South Chapter of the National Association of Composers, USA, the concert will feature new works by its members.
- Event Date June 8
Microbiology’s Dokland named ASM Distinguished LecturerThese scientifically diverse researchers deliver lectures at American Society for Microbiology Branch meetings throughout the United States.posted 13 days ago 765 viewsUAB art history Professor Heather McPherson to lecture May 17 at Birmingham Museum of Art’s celebration of her new bookThe book “Art and Celebrity in the Age of Reynolds and Siddons” transports readers to late 18th-century London, where modern celebrity culture emerged.
- Event Date May 20
Carefully weigh options, ask key questions when considering a reverse mortgageProfessor says reverse mortgages are best considered by seniors who are “equity rich and cash poor” and plan to live in their current home for a long time.posted 15 days ago 1039 viewsPollock labs awarded more than $11 million to study renal control of sodium and salt balanceThe five-year grant from the NHLBI to the labs of Jennifer and David Pollock also includes a third project at the University of Utah, bringing together three highly successful research entities.posted 20 days ago 3192 viewsDawson receives 2017 AONE Prism Diversity AwardThe School of Nursing assistant professor was honored for her long track record of working to promote diversity and inclusivity.posted 21 days ago 1056 viewsOB/GYN publishes children’s book to help working moms explain where they areNew children’s book focuses on helping others and pursuing goals while having a career as a working mom.posted 21 days ago 6518 viewsParadigm-changing clinical trial underway to better identify ureter during pelvic surgeryNew dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.posted 28 days ago 1928 viewsAHA awards UAB a $3.7 million grant to further generational obesity researchA multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.posted 29 days ago 2671 viewsInfertility: A Q&A with a fertility specialistMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.posted 29 days ago 2727 viewsAmong 1 percent, UAB Collat School of Business maintains accounting and business accreditationUAB is among the 1 percent of schools worldwide to have accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.posted a while back 1177 viewsUAB cardiologists named as elite members of Cardiology Today’s Next Gen InnovatorsThe husband and wife duo serve as faculty in the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease.posted a while back 1099 viewsAlabama, Auburn and UAB athletic team physicians to provide insight into concussion research at April symposiumOngoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.posted a while back 3139 viewsUAB Department of Art and Art History students present community-focused projects based in the artsThe winning entries will be displayed in the Global Eye Exhibition, which opens Friday, April 21, in the new UAB INTO space located in the Sterne Library.
- Event Date May 17
Spring commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding at UAB on April 29At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
- Event Date April 21
- Event Date April 29