October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSeveral activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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 4 days ago 1573 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 6 days ago 1001 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 6 days ago 8067 viewsUAB researchers seek better patient adherence recommendations for diabetic retinopathy
- Event Date October 3
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.
UAB School of Nursing receives more than $5 million in external funding for 2016-17
- Event Date October 1
The UAB School of Nursing has received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to help support students in its nationally ranked graduate programs who are preparing for careers as advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and nurse researchers.UAB Lecture Series with Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love on Her Arms rescheduled for Sept. 26Tworkowski founded To Write Love on Her Arms in 2006 as a nonprofit group dedicated to helping those who suffer from depression, addiction, self-injury and suicidal tendencies.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked among the best in the nation
- Event Date September 26
Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America.UAB partners with local organizations to launch Parks Prescription program in Birmingham
Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks.UAB professor receives award for commitment to Birmingham community
The Vulcan Awards recognize Henna Budhwani, Ph.D., for her ongoing efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States and internationally.New program donates wheelchair to deserving recipient
UAB and local businesses honor a late, inspiring wheelchair user by donating a custom wheelchair in his name to a deserving recipient.UAB Art students introduce “Arts&” interdisciplinary salon events to UAB campus and communityThe second of the three salons will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space. The theme is “Arts & the Public Sphere.”
Alys Stephens Center celebrates 20 years with free aerial performance by BANDALOOP, Sept. 21 and 23In celebration of its 20th anniversary, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents powerful and provocative BANDALOOP in residence for a free inside/outside performance.
- Event Date October 12
UAB partners with IAG to help public service officers safely interact with people with special needs
- Event Date September 23
A new partnership between the UAB School of Health Professions and the Interaction Advisory Group provides curriculum and training for law enforcement, first responders and more to interact with people who have special needs.Overscheduling activities can cause burn-out for children and parents
UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., discusses the importance of evaluating activities and setting ground rules to keep from getting overbooked.Birmingham 101 to celebrate the legacies of Birmingham neighborhoods and ties to UABThe Birmingham 101 series will focus on the history and significance of area neighborhoods through the lens of local high schools, their graduates and – for many – their ties to UAB.
UAB Music announces fall 2016 season of free recitals and concerts, opera, gospel and choral performanceThe UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.
- Event Date September 13
- Event Date October 12