UAB Student Health and Wellness Executive Director M. Jacob Baggott, U.S. Army, retired, will welcome guests and deliver opening remarks. Posting of the Colors will be conducted by the ROTC, UAB and the 313th Army Reserve Show Band. Closing remarks will come from Walter C. Stewart III, who is retired from the U.S. Army and coordinates veterans services and recruitment for UAB.
UAB students use performance, interactivity and alternative materials to create art for one-night-only exhibition Aug. 5Sculptural objects, masks, puppets, performances and art installations created by Department of Art and Art History students will be shown in a one-night-only exhibition.posted today 158 viewsUAB Hospital ranked nation’s third-largest public hospital by Becker’s Hospital ReviewBecker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.posted 3 days ago 466 viewsCollat School of Business to help CPAs earn continuing education creditsArea CPAs can earn CPE credits at summer seminars hosted by UAB.posted 5 days ago 635 viewsOn the front lines of the heroin epidemic, offering a lifesaving treatmentNaloxone kits have prevented more than 10,000 deaths from opioid overdose since local distribution programs began in 1996. Now, as deaths from opioid overdose reach an all-time high in the United States, a crowdfunded project from UAB researchers aims to put naloxone in the hands of those at highest risk.posted 10 days ago 684 viewsUAB Gospel Choir member shares her experience as a volunteer in UgandaHalli Williamson of Oneonta, a business and music student, is working with children in need and their families as an intern with Sozo Children this summer.posted 13 days ago 2205 viewsUAB’s AEIVA presents international poster exhibition commemorating Voting Rights Act anniversary“The Right to Decide,” an international poster invitational organized by the group Posters Without Borders, will be on exhibition from Aug. 6-Nov. 14.posted 13 days ago 2213 viewsSchool of Education alumna receives presidential award for excellence in teaching math and scienceUAB alumna, Vestavia Hills High School science teacher, Marla Hines recognized for excellence in teachingposted 13 days ago 1319 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents free tribute concert to B.B. King on Aug. 17The tribute concert will feature a dozen musicians from Birmingham and around the Southeast together for one night to honor King’s legacy of blues.posted 13 days ago 2641 viewsBaby JJ scheduled to have second hypoplastic left heart syndrome surgery TuesdayNarrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.posted 14 days ago 1495 viewsRickie Lee Jones set for Aug. 21 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center
Two-time Grammy winner Jones and her band will perform her classic hits like “Chuck E.’s in Love” as well as cuts from her new album, “The Other Side of Desire,” written and rooted in New Orleans.UAB doctor contributes to new Web resource for diabetes education
Monika M. Safford, M.D., helped shape the new Web tool for the National Diabetes Education Program, “Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”Birmingham woman part of verapamil diabetes trial, learning to live with new diagnosis
Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.UAB re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2018The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.posted 25 days ago 3873 viewsLocal and global outreach land UAB on president’s community service honor rollUAB named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for general service, economic opportunity and education.posted 25 days ago 2427 viewsUAB Dentistry Alumni Association honors McCullohThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Dentistry Alumni Association has named J. Calvin McCulloh, DMD, the recipient of the 2015 H. Moren Fuller Award.posted 26 days ago 804 viewsUse it or lose it: preventing summer learning loss for children, teensStudies show kids lose as much as two to three months of math and reading skills during the summer. That loss is even greater for children of low socioeconomic status.posted 27 days ago 1005 viewsCelebrate your independence and give bloodShow your independence and become a blood donor at the UAB/Red Cross blood drive.posted 28 days ago 1048 viewsNationally acclaimed author, UAB alumnus honored at 2015 Midsouth Reading and Writing ConferenceUAB School of Education honors children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson and UAB alumnus Tsuguhiko Kato at 26th annual Midsouth Reading and Writing Conference.posted a while back 707 viewsRedefining literacy for Alabama familiesLiteracy has a new definition: reading and writing plus math, technology and health care, among other subjects. Discover how the Maryann Manning Family Literacy Center in UAB’s School of Education takes a comprehensive approach to help Alabama children and families succeed at work, at home and in the community.posted a while back 538 viewsSchool of Dentistry aims to capitalize on best investment — its peopleThe school aims to continue offering students cutting-edge opportunities by expanding educational programming, enhancing diversity, growing research dollars and broadening its capacity to help Alabama’s underserved.posted a while back 1866 views