The American Psychological Association has awarded fellow status to Gitendra Uswatte, Ph.D., in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.

UAB and Kellogg’s are teaming to “Share Your Bowl” — buy a bowl of cereal at the Commons on the Green and a bowl will be donated.

A drug already on the market for Crohn’s disease might help slow the growth of gliomas, the brain cancer that killed Sen. Ted Kennedy in 2008.

UAB hosts a major blood drive the week of Sept. 12-17, to boost blood supplies weakened by earthquakes, hurricanes and flooding.

A UAB professor is examining the credibility of 9/11 memories.

UAB medical professionals who were in New York on 9-11 when the World Trade Center was attacked remember that day, and the lessons learned.

Patty Griffin, Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John, an indie film plus homegrown favorites Rickey Smiley and Alabama Ballet at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
A new support group for triple negative breast cancer patients, survivors and their families has begun meeting in Birmingham.
August 08, 2011

Kelley lecture set for Sept. 16

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Souraya Sidani, Ph.D., professor at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University, will present the 20th Dr. Jean A. Kelley Endowed Lectureship Sept. 16.

Do the eyes have it? UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogues series begins Sept. 15 with a lecture on emotion recognition in autism.

The Alabama Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers selected UAB School of Engineering’s Daniel Brown as the Outstanding Student of the Year.
Aaron Davis, M.A., a psychology doctoral candidate, will have her work featured in Progress Notes.

A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.

Award-winning pianists Andrew Tyson, Christopher Taylor and Dmitry Rachmanov will grace this season’s UAB Piano Series.

Chelsea Thrash walks back into class months after suffering a severe spinal injury with help from UAB neurosurgeons, trauma surgeons and rehab specialists.

UAB and its partners in the Resuscitation Consortium release findings on two studies of CPR techniques for first responders in cardiac arrest cases.

Clicking “Like” on Facebook could mean more music in the lives of Birmingham children.

Brian Mareno of Helena, a senior in the UAB School of Engineering, is the recipient of the Bruce Tucker Memorial Scholarship from the Mississippi Valley branch of the Associated General Contractors of America.

The UAB Fishing Club will compete for $50,000 worth of scholarships and prizes in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Regional Championship Sept. 8-10 on Alabama's Lake Harding.

Can we really see in a post 9/11 society? A new project by artist and UAB Professor Gary Chapman illustrates how protection also can hinder.

Craig Wilson has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council.

UAB Hospital’s NICU uses a new, non-invasive system that can identify preterm babies who are at-risk for deadly infection.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center is presenting an open mic showcase for amateur musicians and the winner will take home a $150 prize.

Effort and expense of implementing federally mandated measures to reduce surgical-site infections needs to be re-evaluated, study suggests.
Celebrated UAB women’s soccer alum among the finalists for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

An antibiotic can help reduce acute COPD attacks and improve quality of life, a new study shows.

Daniel L. Smith Jr., Ph.D., instructor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the UABSchool of Health Professions, has been selected as one of only two recipients of the 2011 Early-Career Research Grants from the Obesity Society.

The National Institutes of Health awarded a Phase II grant to Yogesh K. Vohra, Ph.D., a professor and University Scholar in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences, and Vista Engineering for their work on a temporomandibular joint prosthesis.

Children need interested, involved parents to ensure they are on a path to academic success.

More than three million teeth are knocked out in youth sports each year but some can be prevented or successfully treated.

Richard Allman, M.D., has been named the medical representative on the board of directors of the Alabama Department of Senior Services by Gov. Robert Bentley.

UAB names David Standaert, M.D., chair of the Department of Neurology

Most kids go to the doctor for a general checkup before school starts but it’s important to remember teeth need a checkup, too.

UAB Cancer Care Network expands to Florida with Gulf Coast Medical Center as a new affiliate.

Adolescents who struggle to stay on task, are inflexible and have a negative mood are more at-risk for peer-influence on antisocial behavior.

Boogie with all of Birmingham when UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents inter-ART-ive with Big Sam’s Funky Nation 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.

Experience Project Bandaloop Sept. 23 as they dance off the sides of UAB’s Alys Stephens Center in a unique performance to kick off the performing arts center’s 15th season.

Several UAB faculty will present papers at this weekend’s American Sociological Association’s 106th annual meeting.

UAB’s Pi Delta chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity recently won five International Leadership Excellence Awards during its national convention.

A UAB alumni’s award-winning play, a mirthful fantasy about time-traveling Victorian ladies and the “Scottish play” are among offerings the UAB Department of Theatre will present for their 2011-2012 season.

A national award-winning UAB student play, time travelers, the play that cannot be named and super-shorts, all in Theatre UAB’s new season.

One of three people listening to music were hit by a car in a simulated test of street-crossing distractions.

Jared Peoples is the third UAB alum this year to receive prestigious Fulbright Teaching Assistantship.
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