Originally scheduled for April 21, “An Evening with Al Pacino,” benefiting UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, will now move to June 15.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama endowed a new research professorship through its gift to the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UAB students win big, including best in show, for their classroom graphic design work at Birmingham advertising awards.

UAB students were honored for sound design, scene design and stage management at a regional theater festival.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the nation’s most lauded jazz orchestra, Jazz at Lincoln Center, with New Orleans’ legendary Wynton Marsalis.

Powers was named an associate professor emeritus in business.

Haeberle was named an associate professor emeritus in government.

Twieg has been named a professor emeritus in biomedical engineering.

Ideker has been named a professor emeritus in cardiovascular disease.

Harrell has been named a professor emerita in neurology.

Brouillette has been named a research professor emerita in chemistry.

Pappas will be the inaugural holder of an endowed professorship in infectious diseases.

Allison will hold an endowed professorship in the School of Public Health.

Rosenthal will hold a chair and become division director of otolaryngology.

Randall will hold an endowed professorship in rheumatology.

UAB doctors can now employ a new procedure, using thermal energy, to open constricted airways in patients whose severe asthma is not controlled by medication.

Forero-Torres will be the first holder of a professorship position endowed by the O'Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

Shelton joined the UAB faculty on Feb. 1 to hold a chair in psychiatry.

Peters will hold a chair in otolaryngology surgery.

February 06, 2012

Lund appointed to microbiology chair

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Lund will hold a chair in microbiology.

Prabhu will hold a chair in cardiovascular medicine.

Eckhoff will hold an endowed chair in transplantation surgery.

Rimmer will hold first chair in a collaboration between UAB and the Lakeshore Foundation.

The Birmingham Business Journal has named UAB’s Jamika Kirk to its list of Birmingham’s best and brightest, the “Top 40 under 40” for 2012.

As the number of knee and hip joint replacements grows, nanodiamond coatings could answer problems related to metal surfaces.

Actress and theater director Tonea Stewart will speak in honor of Black History Month.

Join the discussion when UAB continues its lunchtime lecture series with a presentation of two student films about programs for people with autism.
February 02, 2012

UAB students provide free tax preparation

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UAB accounting students will again partner with the United Way to offer free tax preparation services.

Young engineers test their mettle at floating concrete, but could use a little financial support to help launch the project.

Voted one of People magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive,” Hill Harper has won six NAACP Image Awards.

HB 56’s impact on Alabama’s economy and demography will be presented by local, state and national experts on education, economics and policy and legislation.

Early war photography and romantic dreams are two art history research topics students will present at the Graduate Student Symposium.

UAB was a lead site in the testing of Kalydeco, the first drug to target the underlying genetic causes of cystic fibrosis.

UAB hosts international symposium to help Birmingham increase sustainability and become greener, healthier and smarter.

UAB Medicine — The Cancer Center at RMC will expand oncology services in the Lake Martin, Ala., area.

School of Engineering alum will lead a global firm.

January 30, 2012

UAB DXA facility re-accredited

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UAB's osteoporosis clinic has been re-accredited by an international society.

Business school's business and accounting programs re-accredited by national association.

UAB students, faculty and staff pave the way for diversity in the areas of health, justice and education.

Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.

UAB physics researcher recognized for his work in optical technology.

Neurobiology researcher honored with international Fondation IPSEN award.

Data could lead to better advice for primary-care doctors struggling with a rising tide of older adult patients still in throes of youthful bad habits.
Diet, exercise and technology are key to wellness in 2012.

UAB joins a multi-site study to see if CPR given without rescue breathing is better or worse than CPR with rescue breathing.

The spring/summer 2012 calendar of exhibitions and events at the UAB Visual Arts Gallery has been set.

February's BookTalk title is a fantasy novel considered one of the great examples of the genre.

The Reynolds Historical Lecture will focus on the conspiracy to assassinate Lincoln.

Gene's link to brain tumors among top clinical research advances of 2011.

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