Valerie Accetta, an Equity actress, will teach introductory tap dancing and musical theater this semester and direct a Theater UAB musical in April.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Palazzo has announced Lauren Lake as the new chair of the Department of Art and Art History.

UAB researchers show long-term efficacy of the first FDA approved drug for vasculitis.

It’s not always easy, but a cancer education expert and survivor offer ways to make it through the workday despite having the disease.

An aggressive blood-management plan has changed the culture at UAB, leading to less blood use, more blood donation and better outcomes for patients.

Originally built in 1975, the Wallace Tumor Institute is the hub of the Cancer Center’s research and administrative enterprise.

Discovery leads researchers to redouble efforts to design a new class of drugs to treat diabetes.

Pleasure memories a model for understanding many kinds of memory and learning.

UAB will have a record number of students living on campus this year for the fall 2013 semester.

Roeder’s early work played a pivotal role developing the foundations of DNA forensic inference.

Copes will explore how cultural narratives about types of drug addicts shape the personal narratives of individual drug users.

Enjoy a new season of musical performances, many of them free and all open to the public, presented by students, faculty and guest artists from UAB Music.

This unique Creativity is a Decision competition, now in its third year, is open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

UAB experts offer tips for selecting after-school activities.
Study is the first to show that the higher risk of coronary heart disease associated with excess albumin-to-creatinine ratio differs by race.

Mönkemüller is an ASGE Fellow and an editorial board member for the society’s journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

The awards were presented in July during the 2013 STI and AIDS World Congress in Vienna, Austria.

The institutions named in the awards were selected on the basis of their demonstrated strength at promoting careers of young investigators in the areas of obesity, nutrition and statistical science.

The latest edition reflects the unique strategic management processes of health-care organizations.

Perry is co-director of The Red Mountain Writing Project and has worked in various capacities with the Alabama Council of Teachers of English.

Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young will give free, public lecture.

Magnetic stimulation therapy is gaining popularity in treating depression and UAB researchers are now looking at a low-magnetic strength version that might be better and cheaper.

Vickers, a surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and Alabama native, returns to UAB after chairing the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota.
New UAB faculty hopes to implement her successful Ohio HIV/AIDS research, education/prevention program in Birmingham’s African-American churches.

The funds are provided by the Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research, part of UAB’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.

The historic opening is the culmination of a $30 million renovation project to interactive, multidisciplinary environment that fosters increased collaborative efforts and scientific breakthroughs.

The one hour concert series will begin Sept. 5; the aim is to create a more relaxing, healing environment for patients, guests and caregivers.

Experience the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin up close and personal in ArtPlay’s grand parlor, with a performance by Cicely Parnas Aug. 29.

Two film projects will debut on Aug. 28.

A partnership between UAB and BBVA Compass takes students to Spain and back for career training.

Helen Shores Lee and Joanice Thompson honored for community service by UAB’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.

Enjoy a series of free events, including lectures, screenings, exhibitions and performances, as part of the CAS 50 Years Forward commemoration in September.

Physician assistant students to use MedSnap’s mobile app to verify patient meds and prevent dangerous interactions.

UAB anthropology professor’s use of satellite technology to find and map archaeological sites embodies “the new age of exploration.”

The event is one of many during Welcome Week, celebrating students’ return to campus for the fall semester.

Big names in ground vehicle dynamics and performance to address UAB-sponsored conference.
Heading back to the classroom can make some children anxious, but UAB experts say good communication can help ease back-to-school fears.

The School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.

Mönkemüller is an innovator and pioneer in gastrointestinal endoscopy and is a member of editorial boards for several top journals.

Stoll will be recognized during the 2013 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals annual meeting in October.

The paper is based primarily on data from UAB’s Spinal Cord Injury Model System Database.

Vattoth is a scientist in UAB’s Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

UAB’s Liver Center will host its 9th biennial conference Sept. 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham.

For teachers and parents of a child with ADHD, the beginning of school leads to new challenges and opportunities for learning.

CPS-3 gives the general public the opportunity to help scientists understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Distinguished faculty throughout the college will present topical lectures on issues that range from cinema to math to racial disparities.

The Cancer Center will host free special events for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers Aug. 19-23 at 1824 6th Ave. South.

“What Lies Beneath: Roman Empire,” a documentary following UAB’s Sarah Parcak as she uncovers long-buried sites identified from space using remote-sensing technology, will air Aug. 12 on the Science Channel.
The new work by composer Yotam Haber will feature a short film, archival audio recordings, music performed by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and a female chorus.
Essix will perform new, original compositions and hand-picked covers which musically chart the growth and healing of his hometown 50 years on from 1963.
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