Bridge Da Gap, Rebuilding the Foundation of our Youth will feature presentations on responsibility, anger management, self-esteem, alcohol and drug abuse and offer a guide to getting an education. It's a project of Alabama native and multi-platinum record producer Kevin "Chao" Cates, sponsored by the School of Medicine Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, the Student National Medical Association and the Birmingham YMCA. The program features seminars, mentoring, tours of college campuses and a performance by Cates in the UAB Campus Recreation Center.
UAB 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 yesterday 302 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 yesterday 67 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 5 days ago 892 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 6 days ago 740 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 6 days ago 413 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 14 days ago 2257 viewsPhysical therapy students use the Cup Song to teach new skillRap, hip-hop artist B.o.B set for UAB’s free welcome-back concert Aug. 23B.o.B is Bobby Ray Simmons, originally from Decatur, Georgia. The fall concert is set for 7 p.m. on the Campus Green and is free to everyone.posted 28 days ago 1517 viewsOnline public health master’s programs ranked nationallyThe online MPH from the UAB School of Public Health ranked second out of about 70 programs nationwide.posted a while back 2752 viewsOffice of Undergraduate Research Summer EXPO to be held July 24Hundreds of students will present academic pursuits in cutting-edge research topics.posted a while back 956 viewsUAB students to show photographic exhibition in Shelby CountyPhotographs made in and about the South by students in the Department of Art and Art History will be on exhibition at the Shelby County Arts Council Gallery.posted a while back 1276 viewsNational search yields new leader for UAB Biomedical EngineeringA national expert in the biomedical engineering field will chair UAB’s joint department beginning Oct. 1.posted a while back 3130 viewsUAB accounting program earns prestigious endorsementNational accounting institute recognizes Collat program for excellent standards that promote students’ ability to earn industry credentials.posted a while back 1196 viewsUAB’s Collat School of Business strategically expanding programs for students, faculty and communityAs UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top Collat priorities include stimulating growth, student success and financial sustainability, impacting economic development, building partnerships in the community, supporting faculty and staff through professional development, and enhancing facilities and technology.posted a while back 4430 viewsOral bacterium possibly associated with systemic disease found in Alabama schoolchildren
While not linked in this case, Streptococcus mutans serotype k, has been associated with bacteremia, infective endocarditis and hemorrhagic stroke.UAB names Barnes vice provost for Enrollment ManagementBradley Barnes, Ph.D., will provide executive leadership and coordinate a comprehensive enrollment management unit to develop strategies focused on student recruitment, admissions, retention and persistence to graduation.posted a while back 3188 viewsUAB names Jones vice president for Student AffairsJohn R. Jones III, Ph.D., will serve on the president’s senior administrative cabinet and work closely with the Office of the Provost to provide leadership and direction to the Division of Student Affairs.posted a while back 5096 viewsWill your self-driving car be programmed to kill you?The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB’s national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team’s coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.posted a while back 121752 viewsFourteen students named to UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences fellows programIncoming doctoral students earn prestigious fellowships to pursue degrees in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences.posted a while back 1222 viewsUAB president announces planned return of football, bowling and rifleInitial results of fundraising efforts far exceeding historical financial support significantly improve the Athletic Department’s financial picture, make possible the return of football, bowling and rifle.posted a while back 7504 views