The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences at its Feb. 4, 2011 meeting. The board gave initial approval in June 2010 and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education approved the addition in December.
UAB pediatrician and pathologist recognized for commitment to mentoring medical students, residents and fellowsUAB 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 2 days ago 2784 viewsUAB senior to study abroad in France after landing competitive scholarshipNeuroscience trainees navigate challenges beyond the labUAB first in the state to offer public relations certificate from Universal Accreditation BoardSee seven smart, short plays at Theatre UAB’s 14th annual Festival of 10-Minute PlaysStudents chart new courses for dronesUnmanned aerial vehicles have many uses: flying cameras, weapons, even delivery vehicles for online retailers. But why stop there? Discover how UAB students are putting drones to work to help save lives and reveal the secrets of an endangered sea turtle.posted 16 days ago 1502 viewsTheatre UAB presents Tom Stoppard’s metaphysical murder mystery “The Real Inspector Hound” Feb. 22-26Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
UAB receives prestigious NSF Scholarship for Service grant to help bolster the nation’s cybersecurity workforceThe $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide cybersecurity scholarships to graduate students in exchange for their service with local, state or federal organizations upon graduation.posted 19 days ago 3195 viewsWorks by Computer Music Ensemble director, member, to be performed at festivalsAdjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.posted 19 days ago 1271 viewsStudents can contribute to help end student hunger Feb. 10 at UAB9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, students can make donations at the Commons on the Green cafeteria to provide students in need with meal vouchers through the One Meal Initiative.
- Event Date February 22
UAB summer neuroscience program expands with NSF fundingThe expanded UAB Summer Program in Neuroscience, with renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, is looking for underserved undergrads for science mentoring.posted 20 days ago 1170 viewsTwo global health case competitions to be hosted by UAB Sparkman Center for Global HealthUAB Sparkman Center for Global Health hosts global health case competitions for UAB students and students from across the state. Multidisciplinary teams propose innovative recommendations to a global health issue.posted 20 days ago 1520 viewsUAB honors writer, composer and performer Daniel Beaty with 2017 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar AwardBeaty will speak and perform his 2006 critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 10, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. A reception will be held after the event, which is free and open to the public.
- Event Date February 10
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the Yellowjackets Feb. 23 in “The Essentials Volume 5: Contemporary Jazz,” hosted by Eric EssixThe Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
- Event Date March 10
UAB English as a Second Language program receives $5 million to improve language learning in AlabamaThe grants will provide support for two projects that will provide training and professional development to current and future educators.posted 25 days ago 4423 viewsJia Cui wins graduate travel award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyThe award recognizes a significant paper by Cui in Cell Death and Differentiation.posted 27 days ago 1267 viewsThree UAB students to be awarded scholarships at the 27th annual Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step ShowThree UAB students will be awarded thousands in scholarship funds at the 27th annual Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step Show taking place Feb. 11 at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
- Event Date February 23
UABTeach sees continued growth, looks to keep momentumThe program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.posted a while back 3303 viewsUAB undergraduate student a finalist for prestigious Gates Cambridge ScholarshipBhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.posted a while back 3654 views
- Event Date February 11