Halloween safety tips and tricks from UAB expertsA UAB psychologist and optometrist offer insight about keeping Halloween safe this year.posted 5 days ago 947 viewsStart basketball season with the UAB National Alumni Society’s Tip-Off Party on Oct. 25The NAS will host the 2016-2017 UAB Tip-Off Party from 5:30-7 p.m. at Cahaba Brewing Co. The party is free for current NAS members and $5 for nonmembers.
Take a tango tour of Argentina with Estampas Porteñas on Nov. 6 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterThe Buenos Aires Tango Company, Estampas Porteñas, presents its newest production, “Deseos … Stories of Longing and Desire Told Through Argentine Tango and Music.”
- Event Date October 25
BREMSS trauma system celebrates 20th anniversary
- Event Date November 6
BREMSS celebrates the 20th anniversary of the founding of the regional trauma system.UAB hosts third annual Community Engagement Institute conferenceThe UAB Center for Clinical and Translation Science and Center for the Study of Community Health partner to present the Community Engagement Institute’s annual conference Oct. 14 at the BJCC.
Area leaders partner to increase Zika awareness in the communityZika continues to be a topic of conversation for public health officials in Birmingham, so UAB, Birmingham and Jefferson County have partnered to increase awareness.posted 13 days ago 1201 viewsForbes lists UAB among America’s best employersIn Forbes’ 2016 report of America’s Best Employers that examined 1,900 companies with more than 1,000 employees to identify factors that influence employee satisfaction, UAB ranked in the top 25 among America’s best midsize employers.posted 14 days ago 8528 viewsHarvest for Health expands cancer study, looks for new participants across AlabamaUAB researchers want to introduce Alabama cancer survivors to a new kind of therapy — gardening.posted 14 days ago 1823 viewsNearly 500 underserved homeless take part in UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day“This is something that we decided to do because we realized there is so much need for dental care for low-income adults."posted 18 days ago 4888 viewsUAB Connections' Dinner in the Dark provides understanding of vision impairment
- Event Date October 14
Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment.UAB to open new Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic on Cahaba River Road in AltadenaThe new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.posted 20 days ago 1777 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents an evening with humorist and author David Sedaris on Oct. 23A longtime Alys Stephens Center favorite, David Sedaris is among the select performers chosen to return for the center’s celebratory 20th anniversary season.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSeveral activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
- Event Date October 23
UAB Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposiumComprehensive Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposium at the Grand Bohemian Hotel.
- Event Date October 1
Med students share low-cost, healthy recipes at Birmingham farmers marketMedical students from UAB demonstrate healthy eating ideas to attendees at a Birmingham farmers market.posted a while back 2737 viewsAlys Stephens Center offers free GlobalFest adventures and an outdoor evening of dance and music with Tiempo LibreAlys Stephens Center’s GlobalFest offers free lectures at noon daily Oct. 3-5, and free Latin dance lessons and an outdoor concert and dance party with Tiempo Libre on Oct. 6.
- Event Date September 30
UAB’s Yakov Kasman to perform one of world’s most demanding piano works as soloist with Russian orchestraThe Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra has invited Yakov Kasman to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist to open its 70th concert season.posted a while back 1911 viewsRecord 19,535 students #ChooseUABRecord student recruitment and retention gains have vaulted UAB enrollment from a previous high of 18,698 in 2014 to 19,535, with key increases mirroring targeted initiatives to attract and retain freshmen, Honors College, Blazing Start, international and transfer students, and officials say it is just the beginning.posted a while back 10477 viewsUAB researchers seek better patient adherence recommendations for diabetic retinopathy
- Event Date October 6
Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination.See illusionist Kevin Spencer in free show Oct. 1 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterKevin Spencer, a world-renowned illusionist, is a leading authority on the therapeutic use of magic tricks in special education and rehabilitation. His free Alys Stephens Center show is also a sensory-friendly performance.
- Event Date October 1