The student-designed shoes will be auctioned off during the Growing Kings’ second annual fundraising gala—Chucks & Tux — Saturday, April 29. Growing Kings is a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring services to at-risk male youth in the Birmingham City School System.
The UAB Concert Choir, an ensemble in the Department of Music, will perform in some choral festivals and historic venues in England and the Netherlands in May.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham psychology professor has focused his research on developing technologies to help children learn how to cross the street in an accessible, safe environment.
Class of 2017 option 2Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
Kellie Flood, M.D., will present her abstract on Virtual Acute Care for the Elderly, an innovative geriatric care model, at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.
Advances in brain imaging allowing early detection of the plaques implicated in Alzheimer’s disease have pushed prevention strategies in the fight against dementia.
Global music ambassador Anoushka Shankar channeled the spirit and vision of her father Sunday at an Alys Stephens Center India Fest event, melding two ancient traditions while launching into ragas with bracing virtuosity.
The highly-selective program provides fully-paid summer research opportunities for students at some of the country's premier institutions.
The fourth Birmingham 101 event, hosted by UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership Organization, will focus on Ensley High School and its ties to UAB.
UAB Unite Day brings together alumni and students to serve the Birmingham community by working at events organized by two local nonprofit organizations.
Cobb will speak about professionalism in the practice of law on April 12.
Perlman, the Alys Stephens Center’s first Starlight Gala performer, returns to celebrate the center’s 20th anniversary gala. Tickets include a pre-performance cocktail reception; a VIP dinner package is also available.
Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.
Five students will travel to Israel, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany or Estonia to study, teach or conduct research for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Two major questions that come up in regard to an adolescent's seeing a gynecologist are when and why.
The new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The daylong conference features former Alabama student and Huffington Post editor at large as the keynote speaker.
Highest marks went to schools with highly selective admissions processes, strong retention and graduation rates, and other benchmarks.
The Department of Art and Art History’s BFA exhibition is a highlight of students’ BFA undergraduate career. A free opening reception is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28.
Sean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May.  He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.
Mitochondrial DNA moving to the nucleus contributes to genomic instability in cancer cells, and a novel Fiber-FISH technique can rapidly map the mitochondrial DNA insertions in nuclear genomes.
More than 30 percent of Alabamians are registered to be organ donors, but more are needed.
were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.
One of the country’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk has toured frequently with violinist Joshua Bell. This performance is part of the ASC Salon Series, which offers on-stage seating and a postperformance meet-and-greet.
Enchantment Theatre Co. will bring the magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter to life on stage using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music. A special family performance and dinner package is available.
"We envision an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes, including common metastatic malignancies such as breast, melanoma, colon, prostate, and lung, utilizing these capsules as a delivery platform," explained senior study investigator Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of chemistry at the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.
The spring event, which drew an announced crowd of 7,822, had typically been small enough in the past to be held at the school's soccer field.
UAB Callahan Eye hospital is home to one of only two level one ocular trauma centers in the United States.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine has named Dr. Eric Wallace as its first medical director for Telehealth at UAB. Walace will work with Bart Kelly, who was named executive director of telehealth in 2016, to help create a statewide telehealth network.
Why would the Voice Center, part of the UAB School of Medicine, see voice students free on their days off? Because the screenings are an important way to help with the Voice Center's overall goal — to create a better environment for voice health and voice medicine throughout Alabama and the Southeast.
By analysing the noise coming from an electronic device, it is possible to extract data from it. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US also found that they could determine user passwords by listening to the sounds that the keyboard made.
As ArthritisPower grows, researchers can access specific data from our network and connect that information with data from other PCORnet networks, so that larger health questions can be asked and information can be utilized across patient populations.
This is a significant and timely advancement in identifying and tracking these PFASs, which are known to be harmful to the human body, and just last month were found to be used extensively in fast-food wrapping paper at many popular chain restaurants.

Tours like this are transformative experiences, says Director Brian Kittredge. The choir is requesting donations to help make the trip a reality for as many students as possible.

These microcarriers may offer an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes by delivering their encapsulated drug cargo to a tumor and protecting against collateral tissue damage.

Students from local Alabama elementary, middle and high schools will watch eggs protected by their personally designed contraptions be dropped from Vulcan Friday, April 7.

Good Games UAB will draw more than 500 attendees to participate in eSports-related activities at the third annual BlazerCon gaming convention. 

Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.
UAB Department of Art and Art History students and faculty will help the students bring their one-of-a-kind designs to life during two workshops. The shoes will be auctioned at the Growing Kings Chucks & Tux fundraiser.
Niyaz has become an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music by blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from the duo’s native Iran and surrounding Persian Gulf countries with rich acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics.

Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.

A groundbreaking clinical research trial at UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic to compare injectable PrEP versus a daily oral regimen for HIV prevention is now recruiting participants. 

During the presentation of “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind,” Department of Art and Art History students from Jenny Fine’s class The Collected Narrative will have their own collaborative installations on view.

Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

Lynn Hammonds, O.D., a graduate of the UAB School of Optometry, will serve as president of a globally recognized optometry association.
Overall, parents believe their teens are safer than other drivers.
Educators across Alabama are urged to develop a concussion management plan to help concussed children return to the classroom more effectively.
Bevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.

Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.

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