UAB to provide 10 presidential full-tuition scholarships for joint admissions partnersBevill State, Gadsden State, Jefferson State, Lawson State and Wallace State-Hanceville community colleges will each select two students annually to receive full UAB scholarships.posted 4 days ago 3448 viewsMed 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 1595 viewsDual graduate degree program combines physician assistant and public health leadership studiesStudents enhance patient care and leadership with a dual degree master’s program in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health through the UAB schools of Health Professions and Public Health.posted 4 days ago 773 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 8150 viewsUAB School of Nursing receives more than $5 million in external funding for 2016-17
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 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.”
Serving underrepresented graduate students: UAB’s NEURAL Conference
- Event Date October 12
This NIH-funded conference is part of UAB’s effort to engage and retain neuroscience graduate students from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups across the United States.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.
Climbing Club takes students to new heights
- Event Date September 13
Perched on the Campus Recreation Center’s 36-foot climbing wall, UAB students find a new community along with a physical and mental workout. Join members of the UAB Climbing Club as they shed light on the growing competitive sport and share essential tips for beginners.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.
New photographic artworks display student creativity, diversity on UAB campusWorks by UAB Department of Art and Art History photography students are now showcased in UAB’s Heritage Hall.posted 27 days ago 3099 viewsUnderrepresented students investigate a life in biomedicine with UAB researchersFor a second summer, Maria Onatunde traveled to UAB from Florida to participate in UAB's PARAdiGM program, which offers in-depth research experience for undergraduates from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.posted a while back 3834 viewsA summer of research at UAB, in eight short weeksAn Iowa college student with dreams of being a physician gleaned invaluable experience and inspiration out of a short summer the intensive research and clinical environment offered through UAB’s Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Research Program.posted a while back 2642 viewsTheatre UAB presents American farce, 17th century witchcraft trials, murder mystery, super-short plays and a Sondheim musicalPerformance that will change your world: Talented young artists in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre will create and perform in five main-stage plays, plus tour group shows around the state.
- Event Date October 12
Collat School of Business to expand offerings with human resource management degree program
- Event Date October 19
The new HR management degree is now enrolling students.UAB Dentistry hosts Japanese students as part of cross-cultural experience
The UAB School of Dentistry hosted 10 dental students from Japan this summer as part of an annual exchange program.One-night-only exhibition Aug. 31 features works by UAB art, math alumna“Rachel M. Ejem: Intersections” features Ejem’s recent research using mixed-media drawings and installation to investigate mathematical and metaphorical ideas of intersection.
UAB Marching Blazers ready to perform at UAB Football Green and Gold games, Rome World Peace Parade
- Event Date August 31
The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades.
UAB senior and National Merit Scholar reflects on her time at UAB
- Event Date September 24
Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.Education Abroad makes learning an adventure
Intrepid students are exchanging their textbooks for a world atlas, studying sustainability in the Netherlands, Spanish in Costa Rica—even marine ecology in Antarctica. UAB Education Abroad students and faculty describe the life-changing thrill of travel and share the discoveries and insights they have brought home.