Gerardo Hernandez-Moreno, a junior in biomedical engineering, and JaVarus Humphries, junior in neuroscience, plan to develop a network of unbiased medical professionals to offer a safe place for inner-city youth to learn about sexual health and disease.
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Aseel Dib, senior in neuroscience and chemistry and Mallack Jaber, senior in neuroscience, will work with student organizations at UAB to engage in dialogue about issues of Islamaphobia and xenophobia in Birmingham.
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Public health graduate students Neha Kaushik and Sagar Kaushik, along with Esha Kaushik, senior in psychology, siblings originally from Weston, Connecticut, are supporting the education and medical aid of women in underprivileged areas of India through the nonprofit organization One Life at a Time.
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Anisha Das, senior in neuroscience, plans to enlist UAB student volunteers to serve as personalized computer skills tutors for residents of Birmingham’s Highland Manor assisted-living facility.

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Armand Fernandez, a junior in health-related programs, wants to establish a fast, free and discreet condom-delivery service to UAB students living in residence halls.
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Rebecca Massey, a sophomore biology major, plans to pair undergraduate student mentors from UAB with underprivileged high school students from Birmingham City Schools.
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Sean McMahon, a senior in public health, and Aarin Palomares, a senior in public health and a fifth-year Master of Public Health student, want to decrease infection rates associated with lack of sanitary feminine hygiene products and create economic opportunity for women living in a refugee camp in Turkey.
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Aileen Jong, senior in philosophy, Michelle Nguyen, senior in neuroscience, and Clara Wan, senior in biology, are bringing attention to a little-discussed issue: menstrual hygiene management.
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Twenty-one students who have established themselves as leaders and innovators will travel to California in April for additional mentoring and support for their projects.
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Fellows hope to help make UAB a destination school for student entrepreneurs who value an atmosphere of innovation.
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Poster sessions and guest lecturers aim to celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
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With more than 162,000 square feet, the new UAB Hill Student Center is the living room of the university and provides places for students to congregate, eat and study, making it their home away from home.
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UAB Honors College enrollment has more than doubled since 2012, and new initiatives and programs continue to garner great feedback from students.
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The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB’s national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team’s coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.
An expected 2,607 students will graduate in summer/fall 2015. The commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Bartow Arena.
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Approximately 600 students apply for the Hertz Fellowship each year; only 15 percent are invited for a first-round interview.
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UAB students selected for Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship in back-to-back years.
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Marshall Scholarships chooses UAB finalists in back-to-back years.
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Sophomore Eamon Griffith of Birmingham won first place in the Young Artist category, while junior Aleksandra Kasman of Vestavia Hills was named the alternate winner.
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The winners of the 34th annual Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition will be announced at UAB’s Hoops on the Haasephalt event set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, on the Campus Green.
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