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 Department of Art and Art History partners with Sloss Furnaces and 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices, April 5-8Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
Voice Center offers screenings to students pursuing singing careersStudents studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.posted 7 days ago 798 viewsUAB students go Into the Streets for citywide volunteer day March 25For this student-led, citywide day of service, organized by the UAB Leadership and Service Council, hundreds of student volunteers participate each fall and spring to serve at sites throughout Birmingham.
- Event Date April 5
UAB Gospel Choir presents free Palm Sunday concert at 16th Street Baptist Church on April 9The concert will feature music from the choir’s “MIRRORS” and “Nu-Soul City” recordings, plus classics and director Kevin Turner’s ode to the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing, “You Don’t Know What I Could Have Been.”
- Event Date March 25
Social advocate Beverly Gooden to speak on domestic violence March 21 as part of UAB Lecture SeriesBeverly Gooden is known for creating the viral Twitter movement and hashtag #WhyIStayed. The campaign aims to help those impacted by domestic violence find comfort and a voice in knowing they are not alone.
- Event Date April 9
UAB graduate and professional programs highly ranked by U.S. News & World ReportSeveral UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.posted 10 days ago 1189 viewsNew UAB undergraduate degree programs in genetics, genomic sciences and immunology now enrollingTwo new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.posted 10 days ago 3498 viewsUAB presents 41st annual Juried Student Exhibition, March 31-April 14Works by 37 Department of Art and Art History students selected by visiting artist Jessica Angel will be on exhibition in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
- Event Date March 21
Cybersecurity research earns UAB student National Institute of Justice FellowshipUAB doctoral student Ajaya Neupane awarded highly competitive $50,000 fellowship to continue research using neuroimaging devices to examine internet users’ susceptibility to cyberattacks.posted 14 days ago 2484 viewsNominate UAB alumni for Excellence in BusinessThe National Alumni Society’s Top 25 program celebrates the success of Blazer-led companies.posted 16 days ago 639 viewsUAB professor, students win at 2017 Birmingham American Advertising AwardsStudents, alumni and a professor from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Digital Media won 15 Best in Show, Gold and Silver awards.posted 17 days ago 3424 viewsAnnual medical student Match Day ceremony is March 17
- Event Date March 31
UAB graduating medical school students learn where they will do their residency training on Match Day at the Alys Stephens Center.
UAB students honored at the 2017 Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering
- Event Date March 17
Two graduating UAB seniors have received the Green Blazer award from the Blazer Male Excellence Network, or BMEN, for outstanding academic and leadership efforts.BlazerVision improves how UAB student-athletes play the game
UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology partner with UAB Athletics to provide better eye care to UAB student-athletes.New on-campus food bank, Blazer Kitchen, set for grand opening March 6The new on-campus food bank for UAB employees and students facing food insecurity will be open Monday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday 3-6 p.m.posted 25 days ago 2502 viewsUAB pediatrician and pathologist recognized for commitment to mentoring medical students, residents and fellowsTina Simpson, M.D., and Marisa B. Marques, M.D., have been recognized by the American Medical Women’s Association for going above and beyond to guide medical students, residents and fellows.posted 28 days ago 1569 viewsUAB Biomedical Engineering department ranks fourth in NIH fundingThe department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.posted 28 days ago 4206 viewsUAB senior to study abroad in France after landing competitive scholarshipUAB senior Jane Murphy will spend a semester in Pau, France, after being selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.posted a while back 3455 viewsNeuroscience trainees navigate challenges beyond the labBecoming a neuroscientist is hard enough. But some trainees, including minority students and those with disabilities, face different challenges along the way. UAB’s Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars program helps pave the way for their progress. A few scholars share their stories.posted a while back 1620 viewsUAB first in the state to offer public relations certificate from Universal Accreditation BoardThe new certificate program will give recent and upcoming graduates an advantage in a competitive job market.posted a while back 2493 views