Each year UAB departments, schools and organizations present fun, educational and convenient summer camps. From foreign language to drama, visual arts to music, drumline and percussion, and writing to engineering, visit uab.edu/summer for the most up-to-date camp listings.


Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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A committee chaired by UAB Collat School of Business Dean Eric Jack will guide the national search for UAB’s vice president of Student Affairs. The committee will review candidates, and finalists will be invited to campus by late spring to meet with students, faculty and staff.
In the Diamond Microfab Lab, gem-quality diamonds are transformed into electronics that can handle everything from ocean deeps to outer space. Watch how the patented process unfolds in The Mix.
GAPNA provides learning resources to nurse practitioners and advocates for geriatric health education.
It’s not quite House, M.D., but UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program does aim to help patients solve baffling medical mysteries, including illnesses so rare that only a handful of people — or perhaps no one else — has them. The sleuthing specialists reveal how high-tech genetic science and old-fashioned listening skills help them search for answers in UAB Magazine.
One out of three adults would sooner face a shorter life span than take a daily pill to prevent heart disease, a new Internet survey found.
Some students from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will show off their fun, creative sides at Boutwell Auditorium downtown tonight at 7 p.m. when they present their annual talent showcase, the Best Medicine Show.
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but many people struggle to get enough exercise to make such a resolution stick. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers want to help women get more exercise by finding out the underlying issues that might keep them from exercising.
Researchers are now investigating more sophisticated methods of gleaning clinical information from the eyes, and the results are showing promise for eventual application in aiding diagnosis and informing treatment.
“In this series of baby boomers presenting to the ED, we observed a high prevalence of unrecognized chronic HCV infection,” the UAB researchers concluded. “These results highlight the ED as an important venue for HCV screening and linkage to care.”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced that it was recently added to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) selected 12 new sites to be added to the 9 centers previously selected in 2013.

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