Ethan Parker, a senior in the Honors Program in University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Engineering, has received the 2011 American Concrete Institute University Scholarship Award presented by its Alabama Chapter. The $2,000 award is given annually to a student working to benefit the concrete construction industry. Parker is studying ways to make concrete a more sustainable product and lessen its carbon footprint.
UAB Music presents new spring season of free student and faculty performances, guest artist recitals and symposiumsFrom the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.posted 2 days ago 674 viewsUAB students, faculty and staff honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service in the Birmingham communityHundreds of UAB and Lawson State students will volunteer throughout the Birmingham community as a part of the MLK Day of Service event hosted by UAB’s Leadership and Service Council.
Many UAB programs rise significantly in U.S. News & World Report Best Online ProgramsUAB is among the nation’s best in several online programs, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs available at usnews.com.posted 12 days ago 3227 viewsUAB Medicine launches CME-approved series of podcastsUAB Medicine introduces MedCast, a new, free series of podcasts presented by leading UAB physicians and eligible for continuing medical education credit.posted 13 days ago 1134 viewsUAB Music presents its 15th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium, with guest artist Richard Stoltzman, Feb. 4-5Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the symposium; registration includes a ticket to see guest artist and Grammy winner Richard Stoltzman perform with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
- Event Date January 16
UAB’s new Collegiate Recovery Community offers support for students in recoveryThe UAB Collegiate Recovery Community will host an open house from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 12, and a Recovery Conference from noon-10 p.m. Feb. 11.posted 16 days ago 3691 viewsUAB’s AEIVA presents Colombian-born artist Jessica Angel as first artist-in-residence
- Event Date February 4
Angel will take over a small gallery to create the installation “Facing the Hyperstructure” in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, with assistance from AEIVA staff and Department of Art and Art History students.UAB names Brannan vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs
Following a national search led by a committee of 17 members representing UAB students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as community leaders and supporters, Thomas Brannan has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs after serving as interim in the role for more than a year.UAB Marching Blazers head to Italy on Dec. 27 to march in Rome’s New Year’s Day ParadeA group of 65 students and three faculty members will travel to Milan, Pisa, Florence and Rome, where they will tour the cities and march in the parade, which draws tens of thousands to celebrate and receive the Pope’s New Year’s Day blessing.posted a while back 7089 viewsUAB breaks ground for new Collat School of Business and Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship buildingConstruction is set to begin Dec. 19.posted a while back 5069 viewsUAB fall commencement ceremony, doctoral hooding Dec. 17An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.posted a while back 5774 viewsUAB to host first Undergraduate Symposium in Art History Dec. 7Students will present papers on topics as diverse as the Aztecs’ bloody past, the Egyptian goddess Isis, Charles-François Daubigny’s floating studio, a mask of the female Sande society and the representation of women in 18th-century French portraiture.
UAB exhibition features works by three graduating students, on show Dec. 5-17The UAB Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition represents the culmination of a diverse and intensive program of undergraduate study and will feature illustration, photography and printmaking by Lucy Allen, Amber Gomez and Anna-Kate Marcum.
- Event Date December 7
Lamario Williams wins health professions Scholarship of ExcellenceThe Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions awards the Scholarship of Excellence annually to 12 students across the nation who excel in their academic programs and have significant potential to take on future leadership roles in health professions.posted a while back 1778 viewsMaster’s candidate at UAB receives International FellowshipA prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.posted a while back 3273 views“Christmas at the Alys” on Dec. 5 welcomes hundreds of local singers to ring in the holiday season
- Event Date December 5
The Department of Music presents this annual favorite, featuring UAB Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, the UAB Trumpet Ensemble, choirs and ensembles from area high schools, and the Steel City Men’s Chorus.
Physical education association honors UAB faculty member and student clubRetta Evans, Ph.D., and student club UAB FLAME received recognition for their dedication to physical, wellness and nutritional education in schools.posted a while back 2278 viewsBlazer Innovation Challenge student winners announced in “Shark Tank”-style competitionBiomedical engineering student Forrest Satterfield received $5,000 to help launch his 3-D-printed prosthetics idea.posted a while back 2888 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the UAB Gospel Choir featuring singer Alicia Olatuja on Dec. 4Olatuja and her band will open the concert, and the UAB Gospel Choir will then join her in performing holiday-inspired songs. Olatuja also will lead a vocal master class with students in the choir. UAB students, employees, faculty and alumni may purchase $10 tickets.
- Event Date December 5
UAB, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute host panel discussion in wake of divisive electionUAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted a panel discussion Tuesday night in a lecture hall full of students, faculty and Birmingham residents to talk about civil discourse after a heated election season.posted a while back 2959 views
- Event Date December 4