UAB has selected a dynamic class of young professionals to become its ambassadors.

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian McKnight, a Birmingham audience favorite, will make his Alys Stephens Center debut March 2.
The UAB Juried Student Annual Exhibition will be judged this year by Hancock, an acclaimed contemporary artist, who also will give a free, public lecture Feb. 28.

Shewchuk was given the Joseph F. Volker Distinguished Faculty Award in 2008.

Roberson joined the UAB faculty in 2008.

Matalon directs the Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center.

Kilgo also works with the schools of Nursing and Health Professions.

Keyser joined the UAB faculty in 1996.

February 13, 2013

Kay named professor emeritus

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Kay has held several administrative positions at UAB, including director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Section within the Division of Cardiovascular Disease.

Bakitas is recognized as an authority on oncology and palliative care nursing.

The position will serve the Montgomery campus of the School of Medicine.

The Regional Oncology Active Research (ROAR) initiative of the Southeast Cancer Foundation supports radiation oncology research.

The professorship will promote research and education in neurology with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.

David Hill Chesnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology was established.

The division will develop innovative, totally online degree and certificate programs and professional study opportunities.

February 13, 2013

Digestive Health Center created at UAB

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The center will be defined by interdisciplinary collaboration among UAB scientists, clinicians and educators with a goal of improving patient outcomes.

The award recognizes outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health-care problems of older adults.

Assimos has been chosen because of an outstanding career in research, and for excellence in the treatment of complex renal stone disease.

“Sans Titre VII,” composed by William Price, will be performed at the Ohio conference by James Zingara, one of a dozen performances planned.

The Audacious Goals Challenge called for compelling ideas to advance vision science.

A performance by comedian Gallagher scheduled for Feb. 16 has been postponed. All ticketholders have been notified of the change.

UA System Board of Trustees approves renovations to consolidate and improve UAB student health and wellness.

13 UAB students won best of show and student awards for their work in graphic design.

The choir won in the “Song of the Year” category, for its inspirational remix of the R&B classic “Don’t Ask My Neighbors.”

UAB teams with philanthropic cruise to facilitate first live Adelie penguin cam to help scientists and students around world see the impacts of climate change.

Students in UAB’s professional schools team to screen elementary-age children for health concerns, learn about interprofessional collaboration.
Singer-songwriters Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin will present a special acoustic show together on stage at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

Agarwal’s appointment follows the Feb. 8, 2013, selection of former Dean and Senior Vice President Ray L. Watts, M.D., as the seventh president of UAB.

Diet is one of many potential factors proposed to explain racial and regional differences in stroke.

UA System Board of Trustees has approved the development of an Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UAB, expanding the UAB Research Foundation presence.

Synthetic marijuana, known as SPICE or K2, does not show up in drug screens but can negatively impact kidney function.

This year's ArtBLINK will be held Feb. 23

Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

Submit your message or dream in 40 characters and see it up in lights at the Alys Stephens Center “Lux Somnia: Light Dreams” festival May 2-3.

The show will be on display through May 17.

Speaker Mario Drummons directs the Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership.

The first Darwin Day Celebration of Science will feature a speaker and poster presentations.

The American Heart Association and UAB team up to present the Southeast’s first professional conference on best resuscitation practices.

UAB researcher awarded Department of Homeland Security grant to develop system for verifying mobile device provenance.

This year’s contribution brings the BCRFA's cumulative total donations for research at UAB to nearly $4 million.

In addition to her contributions at UAB, Vining served as a member of Alabama’s National Guard from 1986 to 1992 and is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

Author Lynn Povich will give a free, public lecture on women in the workforce — exploring what has changed and what has not.
Enjoy a free early-music recital Feb. 10 featuring a newly refurbished Italian harpsichord, soprano Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk and guest artists.

The ranking means that UAB’s School of Nursing has one of the strongest social media presences in the nation.

The UAB Collat School of Business offers a social media certificate program for graduate students.

The Collat School of Business offers both a bachelor of science in accounting degree and a master of accounting degree completely online.

UAB Hospital participating in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services initiative designed to improve patient care, lower health care costs
UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.

The conference is being held in conjunction with the citywide commemoration of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham.

O’Meally is the founder of Columbia’s Center for Jazz Studies and co-curator of exhibitions at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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