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.
Summer Health Professions Education Program expandsHarley Chapin is named Miss UAB 2017UAB Gospel Choir sings “The Classics” for 21st anniversary concert Nov. 14For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
Sprawling cities seek answers for smart growthTheatre UAB presents “Vinegar Tom,” directed by Luke Harlan, Nov. 9-12 and Nov. 16-19
- Event Date November 14
Silent auction and wine tasting to support UAB scholarships on Nov. 6UAB Alumni Society hosts its annual silent auction to raise money for UAB Scholarships.
- Event Date November 9
Isabella Mak and Eli Ussery named winners of 35th annual Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship CompetitionStart basketball season with the UAB National Alumni Society’s Tip-Off Party on Oct. 25
- Event Date November 6
Breast Cancer Awareness Month a time of heartache, hope for nursing studentUAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers to perform at Southside Baptist Church on Oct. 21The UAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers will perform a program of choral works by American and English composers and a preview of the upcoming Department of Music production “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”
- Event Date October 25
UAB turns on fastest internet among Alabama universitiesUAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.posted 16 days ago 5088 viewsNew Blazer Innovation Challenge to reward student ideas through “Shark Tank”-style competitionThe first round of submissions is due Oct. 19.
- Event Date October 21
UAB to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 16-22: “Forever Blaze” with Gurney Derby, Green and Gold Football game, Mr. and Ms. UAB awards, and paradeFrom a comedy show with Quincy Jones to a Green and Gold Game and Blazer Fan Fest and Walk with a full halftime show from the Marching Blazers, Homecoming 2016 at UAB is happening.
- Event Date November 16
Theatre UAB presents classic American farce “You Can’t Take It With You,” Oct. 19-23In this zany, Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, a wacky family finds their routine disrupted when a daughter brings her fiancé and his wealthy Wall Street family to dinner.
- Event Date October 16
UAB alumna one of 35 educators selected as Grosvenor Teacher FellowAlumna Sarah Hicks will travel to the Galapagos Islands in an effort to enhance geographic knowledge in classrooms and local communities.posted 24 days ago 2290 viewsUAB grad student uncovers Alabama fossils likely from oldest ancestor of modern sea turtlesThe evidence found suggests the earliest ancestors of modern sea turtles may have come from the Deep South.posted 25 days ago 3159 viewsUAB unveils largest solar-energy system in Birmingham, earns silver STARS rating for sustainabilityThe new solar-energy system will be used to power a portion of the UAB Campus Recreation Center and utilized for coursework and research by UAB faculty and students.posted 25 days ago 5613 viewsPlatform2 visual arts event at UAB’s 2300 Studios on Oct. 15 to benefit scholarshipsEnjoy student and alumni artist exhibitions, faculty- and student-led art demonstrations, a silent auction, and the chance to support student scholarships through art purchases.
- Event Date October 19
Self-published artist books and zines made by UAB students now part of Birmingham Museum of Art collectionBooks, objects and records within the Birmingham Museum of Art’s library inspired the content of the works, created by 11 Department of Art and Art History students.posted a while back 4053 viewsUAB to provide 10 presidential full-tuition scholarships for joint admissions partnersBevill State, Gadsden State, Jefferson State, Lawson State and Wallace State-Hanceville community colleges will each select two students annually to receive full UAB scholarships.posted a while back 5387 views
- Event Date October 15