Tips for a great semester away? Take clothes you can donate when you leave, wear a money belt and leave cultural baggage behind.

UAB economist recommends previous taboo ways to keep your back-to-school budget out of detention.
The therapy uses very low electromagnetic frequencies without medications or chemotherapy and showed significant results in a phase II study.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center kicks off their 15th season with an indie film, free party featuring Big Sam’s Funk Nation and Project Bandaloop.

On the house: UAB freshmen can enjoy two tickets to shows presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center with the Freshmen Arts Card.

Freshmen are packing their bags as they prepare to move into UAB’s residence halls Saturday, Aug. 13; classes at UAB begin Aug. 16.

August 08, 2011

Bidez named Educator of the Year

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Sixty percent of kids feel tired at school and 15 percent fall asleep; adolescents need nine solid hours, but most are sleep deprived.

More than 3 million athletes suffer a concussion each year in the United States; a new clinic, and new rules, aim to reduce the impact.

More than 24 million men and women of all races in the United States have an eating disorder; know the symptoms and how to stop it.
See independent films and meet the filmmakers as UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and Sidewalk Film Festival team to present the Southern Circuit Film series, which kicks off Sept. 8.
Single tickets for shows in the upcoming new season presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will go on sale Monday, Aug. 15, 2011.

Lauren Beauchamp offers tips for saving money on a college student's budget.

Questions about age, diabetes, smoking and other health issues aim to identify people at risk for kidney disease.

UAB expert helps families deal with the stress of starting school.

First-ever interactome identifies how plant pathogens attack hosts; scientist who helped build map plans same work on human cells at UAB.

UAB researchers say there is a Sepsis Belt that aligns with the well-known Stroke Belt. A new grant will help them ferret out its mysteries.

Cancer therapy puts patients at even greater risk of damage from the sun and heat.

Blueberries provide nutritious benefits and prevent cell damage that can lead to cancer.

UAB alum uses White House internship to help hundreds of thousands in need.

A longer Achilles tendon generates more power, leading to greater energy efficiency and possible performance gains.

Teruko Bredemann, a recent graduate student in the UAB Department of Psychology, has received an American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Travel Award for 2011.

Don’t wait for school bells to jolt kids back into school-year habits, says UAB psychologist Josh Klapow.

A UAB professor says access to computers propels students ahead of those who don’t use them.

July 25, 2011

OT alum returns to UAB

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UAB assistant professor of social work Chris Walker was selected by The Association of Social Work Boards to help write test questions for the its licensing examinations.

Parents of children with ADHD may want to delay time when kids can cross by themselves, say UAB researchers.

UAB creates center for interdisciplinary research and development in computer, accounting and life sciences.

Students in UAB crime research camp document online trade in dangerous substances that skirt the law.

UAB researchers garner two new NIH research grants for studies to better understand schizophrenia and search for new targets for therapy.

Nine medical specialties rank among the nation’s best, three others rank among the top 25 percent and UAB is the best in the metropolitan area.

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