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.

UAB professor competes as an amateur dance champion and now her students want to do the same.

UAB expert says putting your money in the bank is not much better than burying it in the ground. His advice: Buy a house.

A juried show of all- Alabama faculty artists at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art will feature works by two UAB art professors.

The City of Light welcomes pianist and UAB Professor Yakov Kasman for a performance at one of the world’s most famous venues.

The College of Arts and Sciences faculty will host the first in a series of interdisciplinary forums aimed at solutions to global issues.

UAB physician will host a webinar on infertility issues through UABMD.

Quirky evolution yields clues to a fatal condition.

The Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program has named its inaugural leader.

Nursing schools team to engage alumni in meaningful dialogue about the changing role of nurses in disease prevention and coordination of health care.

Students will learn how to create and develop an app in a weekly class at UAB’s ArtPlay, thanks to a gift from the AT&T Foundation.

UAB Medicine has named Dennis Stanek its Emergency Management Director.

Three UAB educators have been recognized for their work in education programs for the blind.

A UAB professor's orchestral work will have its world premiere Sunday.

Preparing young music students for college and careers is part of a keynote lecture University Professor Henry Panion will present as part of a national music summit.

Follow the EatRight fork symbol in Birmingham-area stores to some 400 foods you should eat more often, certified by the UAB Nutrition Guidance System.

If you have big plans for the year ahead, de-clutter your mind before trying to tackle them, one UAB psychologist says.

UAB injury researchers recommend the use of helmets to reduce the number of deaths and injuries due to head/neck trauma during a tornado.

Oral histories of life in a Birmingham landmark will be presented Jan. 26.

Community Week International Bazaar will be Jan. 25.

Tornado survivor Penny Anthony battles through rehab with the goal of returning to her career — as a rehab therapist.

UAB graduate will lead the U.S. prison system.

Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.

A UAB pathology professor has been honored for his public service.

January 09, 2012

Aye for eye screening

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Young children don’t realize — and can’t tell you — if they have a vision problem. Make a resolution to have your young child’s vision screened, before it’s too late.

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