Get festive with funnyman Mo Rocca and mental floss magazine co-founder Will Pearson Dec. 16 in UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

UAB will complete its campus cultural arts district when the spacious, new Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts opens in June 2013.

Explore hunger on a local and global scale at the Hunger Banquet on Nov. 21.

UAB research reveals infection risk for biologics is comparable to traditional therapies and may be better than long-term steroid use.

Perfect your comic timing, sew like a pro and create a smartphone app at ArtPlay when their next session kicks off in January 2012.

Neurobiologists move closer to long-term goal: undo developmental disabilities.

UAB’s Ethics Bowl team wins regional competition, headed to nationals.

Bill Neville has been inducted in the 2011 College Media Association Hall of Fame.

Kathleen G. Nelson, M.D., will serve a one-year term on the board of directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Rodney O. Tucker, M.D., will serve as the interim director of the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care.

Researchers were surprised that income, more than education, raised the risk of heart-failure risk.

Natural disasters made 2011 a loss-filled year. A UAB psychologist says plan ahead and don’t over commit.

Songstress Lalah Hathaway, humorist Mo Rocca’s holiday comedy show and a kids’ canine tale are coming to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

UAB scientist Timothy Nagy will race to raise funds for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 19-20.

PurpleStride Birmingham will raise funds during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month on Nov. 12.

UAB Spam Data Mine links Internet scam to cybercriminals accused of hacking more than 400 million computers.

UAB research shows positive results in weight loss drug combination.

UAB’s health administration faculty will help train the hospital administrators of a new 1,500-bed Saudi Arabian hospital.

UAB patient Parker Crawford and his family want to raise awareness of craniofacial disorders.

Lund will be chair of the Department of Microbiology, Randall the first Claude Bennett Professor in Rheumatology and Immunology.

UAB senior Lauren McCarthy has been named Student of the Year by a statewide organization.

UAB Honors program students won first place in three categories at a national honors conference

UAB Collat School of Business alumnus Joshua Carpenter is a Rhodes Scholarship finalst.

Yoshimi Saito, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kathleen Martin, Ph.D., has been appointed associate professor emerita in the School of Education.

James C. Martin, Ph.D., has been appointed associate professor emeritus in physics.

Ken Marion, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in biology.

Nassrin Dashti Hubbard, Ph.D., was appointed professor emerita in medicine.

Wayne J. Brouillette, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in chemistry.

Robert Angus, Ph.D. has been appointed professor emeritus in biology.

Kevin L. Kirk, Ph.D., has been appointed to an endowed chair in biomedical research.

David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed to an endowed chair in neurology.

Cynthia Brown, M.D., MSPH, will direct UAB's Geriatric Medicine Section.

Dan Marson, Ph.D., J.D., is president-elect for the National Academy of Neuropsychology for 2012.

Vera Bittner, M.D., MSPH, has received an award of excellence from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

A UAB researcher will attend a White House briefing on spinal cord-injury rehab research.

With a grant from the Gates Foundation, UAB researchers will target a bacteria blamed for birth defects in the Indian subcontinent.

Simbeck of Killen and Hossain of Gadsden will each receive $2,500 scholarships.

UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogue series on autism continues Nov. 17.

The Sidewalk Film Festival continues with "Welcome to Shelbyville."

Artist Willie Cole will serve as juror for the 2011 Juried Student Annual exhibition during his residency at UAB.

The UAB School of Dentistry won the Homecoming Week race for the second year in a row.

William Hucke was UAB’s first successful birth from a frozen embryo; now he’s back, studying biomedical engineering.
Floral portrait of Birmingham’s Danny Brannon will adorn Donate Life Rose Parade float Jan. 2.

UAB’s internal medicine residency program has been named in honor of Tinsley Harrison.

A UAB project aims to improve outcomes in fracture treatment for older women at risk for osteoporosis.

A UAB researcher has received a grant to study idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

UAB's National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center has received a five-year renewal grant.

Funding for the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics has been renewed for an additional five years.

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