Students will learn about the different causes and issues facing those in the Birmingham community. They will identify a cause that impassions them to write and speak their minds in a variety of written formats including blogs, editorials, poetry, pamphlets, public service announcements and film.
The UAB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will host a series of summer camps designed to give students an immersive experience in electronics and robotics, as well as in programming various smart devices, including game design.
Theatre UAB, the performance company of the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Theatre, presents "Spring Awakening" from April 13-17. The production includes music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater and is directed by Head of Musical Theatre Valerie Accetta, MFA, with musical direction by Carolyn Violi.
The latest is a five-year, $19.5 million grant to UAB's Comprehensive Transplant Institute from United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ: UTHR), a public biotech company based in Silver Springs, Maryland.