The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved name changes for three UAB programs during its meeting April 13, 2012. The master of science in clinical nutrition degree in the School of Health Professions will now be the master of science in nutrition sciences. The track in environmental health engineering in the School of Engineering’s doctoral degree in interdisciplinary engineering will now be the track in environmental health and safety engineering. The track in community agency in the School of Education’s master’s degree in counseling will now be the track in clinical mental health.
UAB holds ribbon cutting for new freshman residence hall
UAB has officially dedicated its new freshman residence hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It will allow more than 700 students to join the 2,180 students housed in UAB’s five other residence halls.Local businesses partner with UAB students to deliver innovative tech ideasUAB business students will get involved with Birmingham’s 2015 Innovation Week by collaborating with BBVA Compass and MediaNet Software on smartwatch development.posted 2 days ago 365 viewsNew fall 2015 season presented by UAB Department of Music to include guest artists, free faculty and student recitalsOn offer are free recitals by students and faculty, guest artist performances and master classes, and a new art and music event, plus Gospel Choir and Christmas at the Alys concerts.posted 2 days ago 408 viewsBirmingham Flag Project looking to reimagine city’s flagEach entry to the project will be exhibited at the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space from Oct. 19-24, with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.posted 2 days ago 396 viewsLace up for Blazer Fun Run/WalkJoin UAB Employee Wellness for the annual Blazer Fun Run on Sept. 19.posted 7 days ago 1073 viewsKasman takes first place at International Keyboard Institute and FestivalUAB junior Aleksandra Kasman outplayed 33 talented pianists to win first place at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival.posted 7 days ago 1738 viewsUAB School of Nursing master’s student shines in national spotlightChris Rhodes, BSN, R.N., has been named chair-elect of the American Nurses Association Nominations and Elections Committee for a two-year term.posted 10 days ago 1358 viewsUAB students to take ‘Reality Rides’ Sept. 23UAB students are invited to participate in “Reality Rides” to encourage safe driving.posted 14 days ago 2010 viewsUAB alumna Lindsey Harris named Advanced Practice Nurse of the YearHarris, who was recognized for her excellence in the clinical area of the advanced practice level, earned her master’s from UAB in 2011.posted 15 days ago 1840 viewsThree UAB Hospital nurses recognized for excellence by AACNThe AACN recognizes the excellence of nurses as a professional organization and the contributions of nurses that help optimize patient outcomes annually.posted 16 days ago 1817 viewsUAB School of Nursing named top value master’s program in U.S.The website says UAB finds the right balance between quality and affordability, without either being sacrificed for the other.posted 16 days ago 2588 viewsSchool of Public Health to debut unique orientation ceremony Aug. 21UAB’s School of Public Health will hold its inaugural “For the Public’s Health” ceremony for incoming master’s students Friday, Aug. 21.posted 16 days ago 1782 viewsUAB senior wins William Jefferson Clinton ScholarshipSenior Elora Robbani wins nationally competitive scholarship to study at American University in Dubai.posted 29 days ago 3027 viewsSchool of Medicine to welcome Class of 2019 with annual White Coat CeremonyUAB’s 186 new medical students will make their oath of commitment during the traditional ceremony Aug. 16.posted a while back 2204 viewsUAB 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 a while back 1939 viewsOrientation and a service day for UAB’s Montgomery medical studentsUAB’s Montgomery campus medical students go through orientation and lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity.posted a while back 1023 viewsResearch says ‘play value’ gap exists between playgrounds in affluent and nonaffluent communitiesPlay is an important part of child development, and a UAB student research project shows that disparities exist between play spaces depending on where one lives.posted a while back 2474 viewsTwo UAB advisors honored at national levelAcademic advisors from the Collat School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences recognized nationally for their contributions to the improvement of advising services.posted a while back 1734 viewsStudents go behind bars to fix prison problemsWhat’s the cure for America’s overcrowded prisons? UAB criminal justice students went behind bars and into courtrooms to explore promising solutions. Discover what they experienced while working with inmate mothers and military veterans receiving a second chance — and learn how the projects changed both attitudes and career goals.posted a while back 775 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 a while back 2952 views