As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top Collat priorities include stimulating growth, student success and financial sustainability, impacting economic development, building partnerships in the community, supporting faculty and staff through professional development, and enhancing facilities and technology.
A UAB study to explore the effects of intraocular pressure fluctuations on glaucoma receives federal funding.

While not linked in this case, Streptococcus mutans serotype k, has been associated with bacteremia, infective endocarditis and hemorrhagic stroke.
Bradley Barnes, Ph.D., will provide executive leadership and coordinate a comprehensive enrollment management unit to develop strategies focused on student recruitment, admissions, retention and persistence to graduation.
A UAB study sheds new light on the epigenetics of memory formation and memory loss in patients with epilepsy, and the discovery may have implications for many other memory disorders.
John R. Jones III, Ph.D., will serve on the president’s senior administrative cabinet and work closely with the Office of the Provost to provide leadership and direction to the Division of Student Affairs.
Best of 2015The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB’s national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team’s coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.
UAB presents preliminary data indicating a significant savings in cancer costs by using a novel lay navigation program.
Incoming doctoral students earn prestigious fellowships to pursue degrees in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences.
An experimental lung-volume-reduction procedure using one-way valves shows promise for a UAB patient.
Enjoy free summer band concerts outdoors on campus and a performance from the UAB Gospel Choir this summer.
George Howard, Dr.P.H., will receive the Ernest Everett Just award in Medical and Public Health Research.
UAB’s ArtPlay will join Project1VOICE and companies around the world in readings of the play on June 15 to preserve the legacy and tradition of American theater, especially of African-American playwrights.
Designation, voted on by women, recognizes UAB Hospital as providing the highest standards for patient care.
Panion’s arrangements of the works “People Get Ready,” “This May Be the Last Time,” “Amazing Grace” and “If I Had a Hammer” will be performed in concert June 6.
A study of the rapid evolution of the insulin-signaling molecular network that regulates growth, reproduction, metabolism and aging lays important groundwork for future studies.

Indigo Girls, Chick Corea and Béla Fleck, Kathleen Battle, Chris Thile, George Benson, and a season 6 sneak peek of “Downton Abbey” top the list for fall 2015 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
Initial results of fundraising efforts far exceeding historical financial support significantly improve the Athletic Department’s financial picture, make possible the return of football, bowling and rifle.
UAB’s William Bailey honored by his alma mater with a lifetime achievement award for 50 years of exemplary service in medicine.
The legacy of the late Distinguished Professor Charles Alford, M.D., will be honored with the third annual memorial lecture, and a visit from four of the world’s top ID scholars.
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