Forty-three students were presented with white coats.

CT scans can help physicians predict which COPD patients are likely to take a turn for the worse, say UAB researchers.

Enjoy 35 free, short films in two hours when Theatre UAB presents its third annual film fest Sept. 29, featuring works by UAB students.

Thomas DiLorenzo, Ph.D., will transition from his post as dean of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences to a new role at UAB

August 31, 2012

September at the Alys

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Three amazing events with be held at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center in September.

The Art of Giving will be held Sept. 20

McClintock’s book is based on his adventures and discoveries during 20 trips made while researching the White Continent.

A UAB-led coalition will train, recruit and support health-care professionals from five regional centers to improve access to primary care.

Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

New director to help establish UAB as the South’s leading center for treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related diseases.

The collaborative Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research is housed in the UAB Center for Aging.

A new center and virtual clinic will help translate best practices into widely usable strategies to predict, treat or prevent gout.

Despite 15 years of effectiveness, no one knows how DBS works, but UAB study offers new clues.
Hardy has served in multiple positions with the Komen foundation.

Smith's research in calorie restriction and glucose regulation will be supported.

Alvarez's work in ovarian cancer research honored.

Whitley is the first recipient of a new award from the NIH.

Alumna's interactive design for milk products packaging recognized by design awards program.

UAB was one of only six universities tapped by the Council of Graduate Schools to study its practices.

Recycled materials may become armor against flying debris.

UAB researchers looking at differences in pain for people with knee osteoarthritis.

Check out the feautued books and dates for the informal Department of English book club.

Check out the BEC's new dining option Sept. 20.

Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

Richard Marchase named interim president of UAB by Chancellor Robert Witt.

The UAB Health System’s first foray into mobile websites is an app that speeds worker’s compensation claims.

Expectant mothers in Kenya avoid skilled care for fear of HIV label.

Eric Jack, Ph.D., an associate dean in the school, tapped to lead as interim.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents “The Daily Show Live” and its Indecision Tour 2012, featuring John Hodgman, Al Madrigal and Adam Lowitt.

With less physical activity time than during the summer, the school year means kids need to eat balanced midday meals that won’t pack on the pounds.

Jared Allen Bash and Bri Nicole Bruce were selected for the scholarships based on their academics, volunteer efforts and leadership.

UAB's Kasman will help judge an international piano competition for young musicians.

The UAB Visual Arts Gallery will present a group exhibition from New Orleans-based artist collective The Front Aug. 24-Sept. 21, 2012.

UAB first-year medical students learn to work together and work to learn together as part of new-student orientation.

UAB President Carol Z. Garrison has announced that she will step down from office; she will continue serving until an interim president is named.

Stop by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center for fresh goodies to go, as Café ASC opens with free cake, coffee and ticket giveaways Aug. 23.

Untreated dental issues can affect school performance

A UAB initiative challenges city residents to devise solutions to area health issues and compete for grant funding to implement ideas.

UAB medical students will receive their white coats Sunday in a symbolic ceremony that reaffirms their dedication to the field of medicine.

The School of Education program will work with teachers at a local, high-need school.

UAB's sociology program will make several presentations at a national conference next week.

A therapy created at UAB for adults is adapted to help a young boy with hemiparesis learn to ride a bike and more.

Stage a “practice run” before your child goes off to school, a UAB professor says.
Support the UAB Gospel Choir with the purchase of a new DVD/CD set, from which funds raised will go towards a new tour and a new recording this fall.

Two psychology students shine at UAB Summer Research Expo.

The UAB Health System again is noted for its use of information technology to improve health care.

Gary Chapman's "The Helmet Project" is scheduled for its first public installation.

More than a dozen infectious diseases are preventable, and children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

UAB Hospital will work towards international "Baby-Friendly" designation.

Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.
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