GraduatePrograms.com, surveying current and recent graduate students from Sept. 1, 2012, to April 15, 2014, ranks the UAB occupational therapy program No. 12 in the U.S. Rankings are based on average scores for each program based on 15 ranking categories.
The UAB OT department includes the only Low Vision Rehabilitation graduate certificate offered solely for occupational therapists. The UAB Low Vision program has more alumni with the specialty certification in low-vision rehabilitation than all other universities in the world combined.
The department is part of the UAB School of Health Professions, which has five programs ranked among the Top 30 in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report and National Research Council rankings.
Theatre UAB presents Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child” from Feb. 24-28Sam Shepard’s 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning dissection of a Midwestern family, “Buried Child,” ranks with “The Glass Menagerie” and “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” as an evocative, haunting American masterpiece.
School of Health Professions online bachelor’s ranked in top 10 by SuperScholarUAB’s School of Health of Professions has made SuperScholar.org’s list for top online bachelor’s programs in health care administration, ranking ninth.posted 2 days ago 463 viewsHill Student Center Pave the Way campaign to support student emergency loan fundThe Pave the Way campaign benefits the Undergraduate Student Government Association’s Student Emergency Loan Fund, to assist students in need. For $100, purchasers may have a brick engraved with a message.posted 3 days ago 291 viewsContemporary artist Lisa Iglesias to speak at UAB on Feb. 12Lisa Iglesias teaches at the University of Florida and works both individually and with her sister, under the name Las Hermanas Iglesias. She will speak on her interdisciplinary and collaborative practice.
- Event Date February 24
2016 Darwin Day commemorates Charles Darwin’s birthday, showcases scientific researchPoster sessions and guest lecturers aim to celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
- Event Date February 12
Maryann Manning Family Literacy Center to host spring symposium March 11Professor and children’s book author Lester L. Laminack will serve as keynote speaker.posted 17 days ago 518 viewsUAB junior heading to West Africa after landing competitive scholarshipShanquela Williams, junior social work major, will spend the spring semester in Ghana as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.posted 17 days ago 3773 viewsPerception of safety on urban college campuses challenged by UAB statisticsUAB cites its accredited police department and investments in safety resources, as well as initiatives in shared responsibility and community partnerships, as reasons data shows crime is much lower than perceived — and lower than many urban and non-urban universities.posted 17 days ago 1263 viewsUAB students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of serviceMore than 400 UAB students performed community service projects around Birmingham as part of a National Day of Service.posted 23 days ago 616 viewsLongtime professor wins UAB lifetime teaching awardCollat professor Joe Van Matre receives recognition for an outstanding commitment to teaching.posted 23 days ago 777 viewsUAB’s business school becomes first in state to require internshipsCollat School of Business seeks to give students more experience and strengthen employer relationships.posted 24 days ago 1984 viewsRochelle Rollins headlines UAB Community WeekCelebrate UAB’s diversity and learn about other cultures and experiences at UAB Community Week.posted a while back 1359 viewsNew March Quilts project: Create community art with focus on gender pay equity
- Event Date February 11
Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
Supporters of UAB Athletics blow past Finish the Drive fundraising milestoneMore than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.posted 28 days ago 1952 views
- Event Date February 27
UAB celebrates opening of new Hill Student CenterWith more than 162,000 square feet, the new UAB Hill Student Center is the living room of the university and provides places for students to congregate, eat and study, making it their home away from home.posted 28 days ago 10634 viewsUAB Honors College reaches new heights, looks to keep momentumUAB Honors College enrollment has more than doubled since 2012, and new initiatives and programs continue to garner great feedback from students.posted 29 days ago 1887 viewsUAB’s online programs move up in U.S. News & World Report rankingsUAB online programs ranked in six of the eight categories measured.posted a while back 5148 viewsUAB and Birmingham Public Library joint program wins award to help aspiring teen engineersTeens Engineer will provide after-school programs at area Birmingham Public Library branches.posted a while back 1704 viewsEntrepreneurship education helps students become CEOsUAB students are facing — and winning — a Shark Tank-style challenge with a tantalizing prize: the opportunity to launch their own start-ups inside Birmingham’s Innovation Depot before they graduate. Discover how UAB’s Collat School of Business and School of Engineering emphasize entrepreneurship by helping students bring their innovative ideas to life.posted a while back 1123 viewsUAB psychology ranked top up-and-coming programThe psychology program was rated first in the South.posted a while back 1802 views