Megan Moore, a graduate student in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health, is one of four students selected for the 3M Personal Safety Division (PSD) 27th Annual Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship program. With this program, 3M’s PSD awards each winner a $5,000 scholarship and attendance to the 2013 American Industrial Hygiene conference & exposition (AIHce) in Montreal, Quebec.This program recognizes graduate students for their high level of academic achievement, contribution to the profession and intent to pursue industrial careers in the discipline of Occupational Health and Safety. Scholarship awardees were chosen in accordance with program rules on the basis of academic achievement, related experience and professional goals. They were chosen by a selection committee composed of 3M PSD management and 3M corporate industrial hygienists.
UAB piano student Mira Walker wins national awardApplied music major Mira Walker submitted her performance of works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Liebermann, and received a $3,000 award for first place.posted yesterday 293 viewsRetired Decatur educator and UAB alumna receives Distinguished AlumniThe UAB School of Education has awarded the first Boyd Rogan Distinguished Alumni Award to Reba Wadsworth.posted yesterday 114 viewsUAB faculty, students present one-night-only art happening June 8 at AEIVADigital projection and animation projects by faculty and students from the Department of Art and Art History were created in response to artist Jessica Angel’s installation “Facing the Hyperstructure.”
Legacy of leadership in professional, personal lives for UAB nursing alumnaAshley Hodges, Ph.D., has served in many leadership roles over the course of her 27-year nursing career, and her leadership in nursing extends to daughter, son.posted 5 days ago 556 viewsWells Fargo gifts advance growth for Collat School of Business and UAB AthleticsGifts established a scholarship program for business students and support the new Football Operations building fund.posted 7 days ago 1337 viewsStudents map Birmingham's linguistic landscapeA group of students recently explored Birmingham’s “linguistic landscape,” surveying the city to see how different languages are used in its signs, maps and advertising. Discover what their findings say about Alabama’s growing diversity, and learn how the challenges they encountered could pave the way for better communication.posted 13 days ago 1801 viewsThe UAB National Alumni Society 2017 Scholarship Run 5K/10K will raise money for students May 12This year, the NAS is excited to welcome the UAB Football team as the honorary starters for the 11th annual race. In 2016, the run raised more than $65,000 for student scholarships.
- Event Date June 8
Sleepy drivers make dangerous drivers: how to stay awake behind the wheelKnowing the signs of becoming drowsy behind the wheel, many of which are similar to distracted and drunk driving, could potentially be lifesaving.posted 21 days ago 2624 viewsUAB senior overcomes health challenges to become first online psychology graduateAfter graduation, Haley Callahan will pursue her master’s degree in counseling from Northwestern University.posted 26 days ago 4892 viewsFrom BHM to OKJ: UAB senior prepares for first job teaching English in JapanGraduating senior Sarah Leffel will spend her first year after completing her undergraduate education teaching English to children in Japan.posted 27 days ago 3269 viewsNursing students learn about homelessness firsthandSchool of Nursing partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census.posted 27 days ago 2544 viewsBlazer Motorsports launches crowdfunding effort to send Baja team to national competitionAn interdisciplinary team that includes Engineering, the Collat School of Business, and the College of Arts and Sciences is reaching for new heights to make UAB’s team a perennial contender.posted 28 days ago 1574 viewsAdkins and Rountree awarded National Science Foundation FellowshipThe students were chosen from a pool of 13,000 applicants.posted a while back 3280 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 a while back 4733 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 a while back 1162 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 a while back 2500 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 a while back 1138 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 a while back 1733 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.
- Event Date May 12
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 a while back 8389 views
- Event Date April 19