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November 20, 2013

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Researchers at Southern Research Institute and UAB tackle five common myths about the flu, and stress the importance of getting a flu shot.
Pristine Andy Warhol prints will join more than 150 Warhol Polaroids and black-and-white photos gifted to UAB in 2008.
New classes have been added at ArtPlay for every age group, and registration is open now for the winter/spring 2014 session.
UAB Concert and Chamber choirs and Brass Ensembles will perform with the Magic City Choral Society and Calera, Gardendale, Ramsay and White Plains high school choirs.
Proceeds will benefit the Zeta community service scholarship.
The event will highlight the hardships, trials and commitments made by the participants to follow the orders of the program and discuss how they continue to thrive today.
This year is the centennial of Proust's "Swann's Way."
The concert will feature live performances of original, computerized, computer assisted and electroacoustic music by advanced music tech students.
UAB’s Critical Care Transport team practices regularly for what they hope never happens … a plane or ambulance crash.
As a member of the School of Medicine senior leadership team, Toni Leeth will work to ensure growth goals outlined in AMC21, the UAB Medicine strategic plan, are being met.
UAB Hospital staff hopes gift will jump-start program that will continue to provide food for families in need during their child’s hospital stay.
This group, newly established as an AES committee, is charged with promoting and tracking progress in areas targeted as potential epilepsy benchmarks by NINDS.
Steele is an award-winning professor who has published several essays on Thomas Jefferson.
The book, which was first published in 1990, includes an in-depth look at famous past medical ethics cases.
The award is given by The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
The Volunteer Service Award recognizes a current member who has generously contributed his or her time and energy to advance the mission of the association and the profession.
James McClintock is the Polar and Marine Biology Endowed Professor at UAB.
Take 6 also will lead a Community Sing, a free event featuring a call-and-response sing-along and an exploration of jazz, gospel and a cappella music.
UAB Opera will perform Mozart’s comedic opera “La finta semplice” in Italian with English supertitles at 7:30 p.m. Nov 21-22.
Assistant dean of Graduate Medical Education says election to post a “huge honor” for him professionally.
The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
The story of the use of anesthesia in the Civil War, from the very different experiences of a private and a general, according to the world’s first academic anesthesiology history unit.
A UAB expert offers advice for when the holidays can be a season of sadness.
UAB Student Health and Wellness Executive Director M. Jacob Baggott, U.S. Army, retired, will welcome guests and deliver opening remarks.
The Bartow Classic recognizes the late UAB Men’s Basketball Coach and Athletics Director Gene Bartow for his decades of commitment to UAB and intercollegiate sports.
$1.2 million grant for UAB program will provide veterans with military medical experience or training the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, housed at UAB, estimates that there are 270,000 people living with spinal cord injury in the United States.
The calendar program highlights individuals from across the state who have made a lasting impact on communities and individuals in Alabama and around the world.
The Magic City Mural Collective is a group of artists and designers who aim to elevate the aesthetic presence of the city, and UAB Art faculty and staff are leading with their paintbrushes.
Ning teaches courses in materials characterization and testing, manufacturing processes and finite element analysis.
Aleksandra Kasman, daughter of UAB professor of piano Yakov Kasman, wins state competition and will represent Alabama in the Southern Division auditions.
Collat School of Business unveils sign at a celebration in honor of benefactors Charles and Patsy Collat, for whom the school was recently named.
Staff will conceptualize, design, implement and assess programs to address multicultural needs.
UAB offers online degree programs in accounting, education, engineering, health care management, information systems, nursing, occupational therapy, public health and more.
The Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the UAB National Alumni Society, awards two outstanding students $2,500 scholarships.
UAB experts have advice on how to slow aging, and how this can help with appearance and self-esteem.
The family of Richard Ruble, elected by the Alabama Organ Center to represent Alabama in the 2014 Rose Parade, will host the first Ruble Run on Nov. 2 to celebrate a husband and father.

Learn about the ins and outs of copyright infringement and how to conduct business in the music publishing world when E. Michael Harrington presents a free lecture Aug. 28.

A simple idea by UAB employees has saved the campus millions of gallons of water each month.
Counting carbs, exchanging candy for other treats and saving it for dessert are all alternatives for parents to consider.
Savage’s research interests include financial reporting, financial analysis and valuation, forensic accounting, business process analysis and accounting information systems.
Associate Professor of Music Denise Gainey and Assistant Professor of Music James Zingara performed five formal recitals and gave two master classes during the five-day tour.
Vice is an alumnus of the UAB Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA Class 7) program.
Performances of “Twelfth Night” will happen at 7 p.m. nightly Nov. 13-16 and Nov. 20-22, with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 23.
A boost to telemedicine, UAB does orthopedic surgery with mobile video technology from VIPAAR along with Google Glass.
Author Kathryn Davis, who was recently noted in the New York Times, will read from her works at UAB.
The second annual Innovations in Wellness conference will offer two days with two great topics; the time to register for this event is now as space is limited.
School of Medicine hosts events in honor of Primary Care Week.
Vaccine tips from UAB experts: Pneumonia and shingles vaccines are especially important starting at age 60, and other important information.
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