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.

Study shows the Edmonton Obesity Staging System more accurately predicts a risk of premature death due to obesity-related illnesses.

A South Asian folk art exhibit, lectures, a “cozy” show by Kristin Skees and the Juried Student Annual are among the UAB Visual Arts Gallery’s fall offerings.

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.

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