UAB Emerald Camp is a camp for all twirlers, color guard and dancers who are high school or middle school ages.
Campers will be introduced to many aspects of musical theater with a variety of fun classes, theater games, improvisation, warm-ups, dance, vocal exercises, voice and diction, terminology, and acting and stage production, all while developing a character and rehearsing for a fully staged musical production at the end of camp.
The 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.
The Materials Camp will consist of interactive lectures with hands-on laboratory sessions, a field trip to a local foundry and a multiple-day engineering design project.
ArtPlay’s award-winning visual arts camp offers classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts and more.
For serious music students who enthusiastically participate in every theory class, every sectional, convocation, rehearsal, elective class and evening activity.
AB Campus Recreation Summer Camp Program offers 10 consecutive weeks of diverse programming with the option of before- or after-care.
In this true author’s workshop, writers of all interests and backgrounds will come together in an academic setting, sharing ideas, insights and experiences to develop their craft.
Campers will be introduced to many aspects of musical theater with a variety of fun classes, theater games, improvisation, warm-ups, dance, vocal exercises, voice and diction, terminology, and acting and stage production, all while developing a character and rehearsing for a fully staged musical production at the end of camp.
Information and Organization recently published a research paper on innovation in firm-sponsored OSS communities from UAB Assistant Professor Paul Di Gangi, Ph.D.
A 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 conference
UAB’s online bachelor’s and master’s accounting programs have been recognized by TheBestSchools.org as two of the best in the category nationally.
Three-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.
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.
The focus of this camp will be introductory techniques to percussion, focusing on snare drum technique.
Campers will enjoy immersion Spanish classes, culture workshops, songs, dances, crafts and more. Registration is $195 per student.
From: eyewiretoday.com
Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, one of the world’s leading vision scientists in the area of dry eye disease, has been named dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, according to a university news release. According to UAB Provost Linda Lucas, PhD, Nichols will assume the role June 25.
“Excitement for the construction of a new student center is building,” Carolyn Farley, director of Academic and Student Services said in a statement. “What we're going to get is going to create a much better student experience.”
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama presented a $500,000 donation to the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center during an appreciation lunch Tuesday. Since 1996, the BCRFA has contributed a total of $4.5 million to research projects at UAB.
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with the University of California at Irvine, offered new options to increase password security against hacking. "There have been many attacks on servers that store passwords lately, such as the breaches at PayPal and LinkedIn," said Nitesh Saxena, associate professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at UAB.
From: CBS Atlanta
Dr. Kristin Avis, a children’s sleep expert along with Karen Gamble, an assistant professor of psychiatry at UAB and David Schwebel, a professor of psychology at UAB received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Development and from the Kaul Pediatric Research Institute at the Children’s of Alabama Foundation. “In our study, sleepy children were much more likely to become a victim of a pedestrian accident involving a motor vehicle,” Avis said.
Does cutting or burning 3,500 calories help you lose a pound? Learn the truth behind this weight loss myth.
Written by: David B. Allison, Ph.D., Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham
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.
The TEDxBirmingham conference, designed by organizers to help put the magic back in the Magic City, is underway on the UAB campus. The "Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham" event, which features a diverse mix of local speakers — including artists, activists, teachers and entrepreneurs — began this morning at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with the University of California at Irvine, offered new options to increase password security against hacking.
New research from the 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.
“What we were able to show is that acetaminophen can inhibit the formation of lipid peroxidation molecules, specifically isofuran, and thus have a potential role in preventing acute kidney injury after bypass in our patients,” Hayden J. Zaccagni, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham said.
“The traditional view is that you have to hit rock bottom, then get intensive treatment and have lifelong sobriety and involvement in mutual help groups; but research has shown there are multiple pathways to recovery, and ‘natural’ recovery without treatment is one of them,” Jalie A. Tucker, public health professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
James Rimmer, Ph.D., a professor in the UAB School of Health Professions Department of Occupational Therapy, is the first researcher who studies the fitness of disabled people to be named to the Science Board of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.
Research 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.
Townes is an internationally renowned researcher who is doing groundbreaking research in gene replacement for conditions such as sickle cell disease.
Leonard 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.
His expertise includes positive clinical psychology, strength-based resilience, post-traumatic growth, multicultural psychotherapy and positive education.
The month will feature lectures, film screenings, community service, performances and more, with most events free and all open to the public.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cecilia Graham, P.T., Ph.D., has been awarded the American Physical Therapy Association Education Section’s Polly Cerasoli Lectureship Award.
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.
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.
Raymond Thompson, Ph.D., was named the Engineering Council of Birmingham’s Engineer of the Year at the organization’s 55th annual awards banquet.
An 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.
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
When Jennifer and David Pollock left the Augusta Regents University in January and relocated to Birmingham, they did so for one big reason. “I only came because of UAB,” Jennifer Pollock said. The Pollocks are professors of nephrology, and UAB recruited them to expand their area of research in Birmingham.
A 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.
Many health systems' data analytics expertise is spread across the organization, with business analysts and quality analysts focused on different pieces of the puzzle. Until recently, diffuse analytics capabilities were prevalent at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System, Birmingham, Ala., one of the five largest academic medical centers in the United States. But UAB is moving its data analytics resources under one umbrella, says Joan Hicks, CIO.
From: Optometry Times
Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, has been named dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. Dr. Nichols will assume her new role June 25. Dr. Nichols comes to UAB from the University of Houston (UH), where she served as a professor since 2011.
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