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.
Adkins and Rountree awarded National Science Foundation FellowshipThe students were chosen from a pool of 13,000 applicants.posted 3 days ago 841 viewsGraduating art senior Samantha Richardson’s skills land awards, start in agency careerDuring her undergraduate experience at UAB, her creative design research focused on building awareness about underprivileged communities in the city. She works with Cayenne Creative.posted 3 days ago 2568 viewsAmong 1 percent, UAB Collat School of Business maintains accounting and business accreditationUAB is among the 1 percent of schools worldwide to have accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.posted 5 days ago 410 viewsUndergraduate students gain research experience in drug discovery labCowan and Unger will pursue further work in drug discovery as they enter graduate school after commencement in April.posted 5 days ago 1335 viewsProtecting stethoscopes with a noble metalBiomedical engineering students Jervaughn Hunter and Nikea McMullen are developing a contamination-free stethoscope cover to prevent a common source of infection.posted 5 days ago 408 viewsUAB Public Relations student group named chapter of the yearStudents also received 20 Medallion Awards, the highest award given by the Public Relations Council of Alabama, 12 Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Merit.posted 5 days ago 912 viewsSenior design projects to be on display this weekThe public is invited to come to campus on Wednesday, April 19 and Friday, April 21 to meet the students and to see how they are engineering solutions to real-world challenges.
Graduating Theatre UAB senior Russell Alexander II of Selma selected to Atlanta’s Aurora Theatre CompanyRussell Alexander II will graduate April 29 and begin work with a professional acting company, after performing with Theatre UAB and garnering a national award from the Kennedy Center.posted 5 days ago 7000 viewsUAB STEM undergraduates named Goldwater ScholarsBen Boros, Maggie Collier and Remy Meir join the group of 24 UAB students to date who have been named Goldwater Scholars.posted 7 days ago 3464 viewsUAB Department of Art and Art History students present community-focused projects based in the artsThe winning entries will be displayed in the Global Eye Exhibition, which opens Friday, April 21, in the new UAB INTO space located in the Sterne Library.
- Event Date April 19
Graduating UAB senior Aleksandra Kasman has chosen The Juilliard School after being accepted to nation’s top music schoolsA senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.posted 7 days ago 3205 viewsSpring commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding at UAB on April 29At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
- Event Date April 21
INTO UAB opens new home in Mervyn Sterne LibraryThe grand opening of the INTO UAB Center is a celebration of collaboration from faculty, staff and students to support international students who choose to make the university their home.posted 11 days ago 1739 viewsPeace Corps Prep certification program will launch this fall at UABUAB is one of only two universities in the state to offer the program.posted 11 days ago 1965 viewsUAB breaks ground on new Police Department HeadquartersThe new facility will be double the square footage of the current UABPD headquarters and provide a state-of-the-art, functionally efficient workspace designed to accommodate continued growth.posted 11 days ago 5112 viewsR&B artist Khalid to perform free concert at UAB on April 22Khalid will perform outside at the UAB Hill Student Center. The show is free and open to students and the public.
- Event Date April 29
Florence High School graduate Allen Mao’s path to medical schoolChemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.posted 13 days ago 6681 viewsThree UAB students selected for the 2017 Amgen Scholars ProgramThe highly-selective program provides fully-paid summer research opportunities for students at some of the country's premier institutions.posted 13 days ago 4223 viewsUAB National and Student Alumni Societies will join two local nonprofits on UAB Unite DayUAB Unite Day brings together alumni and students to serve the Birmingham community by working at events organized by two local nonprofit organizations.
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Former chief justice Sue Bell Cobb to speak at UABCobb will speak about professionalism in the practice of law on April 12.
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