ASCE chapter will host a disc golf tourney to help fund community projects.

Three UAB researchers win state awards designed to boost economy, increase innovation in Alabama.

National Institute of Nursing Research grant will help combat HIV in the rural Deep South.

Vogtle will lead the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

October 02, 2012

Alexandrov named top professor

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Alexandrov was honored for her nursing instruction.

Early childhood education expert Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., spoke to a U.N. committee.

UAB launches new chapter of career-planning organization Delta Epsilon Iota. 

Dean Sicking, developer of auto-racing SAFER barriers, to bring lab and research to UAB Nov. 1.

Recipients earn a $2,500 scholarship and serve as representatives of UAB; winners will be announced during the Homecoming game on Oct. 6.

There aren’t many reasons to have an open hysterectomy with today’s robotic surgery options.

Robert E. Palazzo, Ph.D., will be the interim dean of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.

Events will be held across the Birmingham area for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Gala on Oct. 12 marks a decade of grassroots efforts to educate communities about the power of disease prevention.

The Collat School of Business MBA Alumni Breakfast Series continues with Craig Collum.

The School of Nursing Alumni Weekend will be Oct. 18-20.

The Oct. 16 is part of the Reynolds Historical Lecture Series.

The Blazer Fun Run will be Saturday, Oct. 13.

September 27, 2012

Free health screening Oct. 7

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Equal Access Birmingham also staffs a regular acute-care clinic.

Artist Luba Lukova will speak on her work Oct. 5 then open a new exhibition of her work on show at the UAB Visual Arts Gallery.

Antarctica expert, author McClintock to sign new book Oct. 5.

UAB IT will host a series of expert lectures on cybersecurity.

John Hartman works with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Medicine.

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., was among the authors of the article in Nature Medicine.

Spinal cord research at UAB gets boost with state funding through the T.J. Atchison Research Program.

Lauren Slaughter is working on her first collection of poems.

For the first time, a UAB faculty chamber ensemble will travel overseas to perform after the Faculty Brass Quintet is invited to Latvia.

The UAB Center for Sales Leadership is based in Innovation Depot.
A free comedy show, the annual Gurney Derby race and a parade led by mascots Blaze and Vulcan are among the Homecoming 2012 highlights at UAB.

Newly diagnosed with incurable Huntington’s disease, Jef Alcorn launches a 200-hole, one-day golf marathon to raise money and awareness.

The dinner event will raise funds for a new handicap-accessible van.

The student group will host educational events throughout October.

The annual community event will be held Oct. 8.

Alabama Launchpad event will focus on activities driving new economic development in Alabama.

The marine biologist will discuss the changing polar ecosystem at an event Sept. 28.

Raffle to raise money for the Society of Women Engineers at UAB.

A service organization known as Vettes-4-Vets has created a permanent endowment to fund scholarships at UAB for current or former members of the military.

A Tony- and Pulitzer prize-winning play about family drama and the elusive nature of truth kicks off Theatre UAB’s new season.
September 19, 2012

Chaz Bono to speak at UAB

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Free public lecture part of campus commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month.
Philip H. Lander, M.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in the Department of Radiology
Judith A. Kapp, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emerita in the Department of Ophthalmology
Alfred A. Bartolucci, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus of biostatistics
Eddy S. Yang, M.D., Ph.D., was named the inaugural holder of the ROAR Southeast Cancer Foundation Endowed Professorship
Christos C. Vlachos, D.M.D., was named the first holder of the UAB Orthodontic Alumni Endowed Professorship in the Department of Orthodontics
September 19, 2012

Willett named to endowed chair

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Lisa Laycock Willett, M.D., was named to the Dr. Tinsley R. Harrison Endowed Chair in Medical Resident Education
Charles Seth Landefeld, M.D., was named to the Spencer Chair in Medical Science Leadership
Harry P. Erba, M.D., Ph.D., the inaugural holder of the Albert F. LoBuglio Endowed Chair for Translational Cancer Research
Assimos is the inaugural holder of the Anton J. Bueschen, M.D., Endowed Chair in Urologic Surgery and Research
Global Center for Craniofacial, Oral and Dental Disorders in the UAB School of Dentistry was approved by the Board of Trustees.

Online graduate certificate program aims to decrease injury and boost productivity at work.

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