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.

Discovery may broaden clinical applications for a class of drugs that show promise for the treatment of familial breast and ovarian cancer.

The number of freshmen attending UAB has increased 31 percent over five years; the university has 17,999 total students attending this year.

UAB-hosted seminar looking at the effects of air quality on human health.

The Marching Blazers have been invited to perform '13 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ireland. Now they need pay for the trip.

September is National Recovery Month, celebrating recovery from substance abuse.

UAB’s Robicheaux moderates discussion of potential loss of $1B in Alabama online tax revenue

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The majority of the new grants will go to UAB.

The grant will further research on treating leukemia in children.

William Price's work "2 Days in the Tank" will be featured in a sound installation.

Despina Stavrinos also directs UAB's Translational Research for Injury Prevention Lab.

Physical therapy chair wins state award for professionalism.

Health Administration chair wins an excellence in teaching award from a national association.

A grant from NFL Charities will help UAB researchers study a potential way to minimize the biochemical injuries associated with concussions.

New security mechanism uses proximity-detection approach to prevent “mafia fraud” attacks, theft of financial information.

New associate dean will help attract top-quality educators, clinicians and researchers.

An eye care census in Alabama highlights the need for more eye care providers in rural areas and more minority providers.

Former soldier and teacher gets new lease on life thanks to state’s first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, performed at UAB.
September 07, 2012

MacDougall named IADR president

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Dentistry associate dean chosen to lead international dentistry group.

The newest and largest hyperbaric chambers in Birmingham are now open at the UAB Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program.

Ed McMahon will speak as part of the Department of Biology fall seminar series.

Manolo Sánchez will speak at the School of Business Leader-to-Leader Breakfast Series.

UAB research team finds protein TLR9 holds key to predicting survival and aggressiveness of  triple negative breast cancer.

For kids with permanent teeth, this simple device protects against sports-related dental injuries.

Because most years see low incidence rates of West Nile, vaccine research is challenging; UAB experts say reach for the DEET.

Ten new studios will open this fall.

September 04, 2012

Jablonski presenting LBDA national webinar

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Jablonski will discuss the links between oral health and other health problems.

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