• UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents free tribute concert to B.B. King
    Set for 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, the tribute concert will feature a dozen musicians from Birmingham and around the Southeast together for one night to honor King. Join artists Elnora Spencer, Ona Watson, Chad Fisher, CeCe Phillips, Sean Michael Ray, PJ Spraggins, Joseph Stallworth, Joey Sommerville, Marc Phillips and GrooveDaddy, Microwave Dave, Norris Jones, Tim Boykin and UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix as they pay homage to one of the greatest guitarists and musicians of all time.
    • Event Date August 17
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  • Rickie Lee Jones to perform at ASC
    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and musician Rickie Lee Jones will perform an evening of musical reminiscing and exploration at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21.
    • Event Date August 21
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  • Johnson moves through the ‘intersection of everything’
    Cheryl Johnson’s work ethic, integrity and positive attitude make her an outstanding leader and a team player in the School of Public Health and UAB’s Employee of the Month.
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  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band bringing good-time funk to ASC
    • Event Date August 15
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  • New careers for today's scientists include classroom teaching
    Meet five UAB alumni who have chosen teaching and are loving their career decision during a seminar noon Aug. 7 and a networking event that follows.
    posted 2 days ago 49 views
  • Poster artists celebrate voting rights in AEIVA exhibit
    Some 62 artists from 25 countries are participating in a poster invitational that will open with a free reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the AEIVA. “The Right to Decide” will feature new posters on the subject of voting rights and fair elections by some of the world's most respected poster artists. The exhibit will be open through Nov. 14.
    posted 2 days ago 88 views
  • Deadline for Ingalls award nominations is Sept. 16
    Nominate deserving faculty for the 2015 Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching. The deadline is Sept. 16. Details and the nomination form are online.
    posted 2 days ago 52 views
  • Graduate training to improve special education services gets a boost
    A $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund scholarships, provide research opportunities and support collaboration between UAB's schools of Education and Health Professions to improve education services for young children with disabilities. Professor Jennifer Kilgo, Ed.D., who directs Project TransTeam, expects to train 70 scholars in five years.
    posted 7 days ago 121 views
  • Self listed among 'most influential women in optical'
    Michele Self, optician supervisor in UAB's School of Optometry, was featured among the those singled out as role models by VisionMonday.
    posted 7 days ago 248 views
  • Pollocks make list of top nephrology, dialysis professors
    Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., and David Pollock, Ph.D., are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in advancing and teaching nephrology and dialysis technology by, which helps students identify the best professors in technology fields.
    posted 8 days ago 369 views
  • Apply for your passport on campus now
    UAB now accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. “Whether you need a passport for study away, international conference travel, field work abroad or a vacation, get your passport right on campus,” said Brian Johnson, director of the UAB Office for Study Away. Details online.
    posted 8 days ago 222 views
  • Part of 7th Avenue at Volker to close through Sept. 23

    Beginning July 20, Seventh Avenue South — from the east end of Volker Hall to 16th Street — will be closed to thru traffic during installation of underground utility piping through Sept. 23. This will not prohibit access to parking for nearby buildings.

    posted 12 days ago 465 views
  • Two things to know about August and athletics fundraising

    Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.

    posted 12 days ago 543 views
  • English alum becomes a comic genius

    UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.

    posted 14 days ago 271 views
  • Plan to attend, present at annual exercise medicine symposium

    UAB Center for Exercise Medicine will hold its annual symposium highlighting research and training 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept 25 in the Children's Harbor Bradley Lecture Center. Details and registration information are online.

    • Event Date September 25
    posted 15 days ago 343 views
  • Dropbox file limit doubles to 4GB
    UAB IT’s SPARK initiative, which has generated more than 60 ideas since its inception last month, inspired an easy win for campus: an increase in the size limit for files uploaded to the UAB Dropbox. Share your idea on the new SPARK site; BlazerID required.
    posted 19 days ago 367 views
  • Learn more about dealing with dementia Aug. 7
    Learn about programs and services provided by non-profit agencies supported through the UAB Benevolent Fund during an educational workshop 11:30 a.m. Aug. 7 in West Pavilion Conference Room D. Topics will include recognizing dementia plus providing care for a loved one with dementia and support for family members.
    • Event Date August 7
    posted 20 days ago 382 views
  • UAB makes President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
    Each year, the U.S. president recognizes institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in their communities. UAB, which was recognized in three categories — general service, economic opportunity and education — has been on the honor roll since 2006.
    posted 20 days ago 312 views
  • Cowart named assistant dean for Business
    Assistant Professor Lary Cowart, Ph.D., is the new assistant dean for accreditation in the Collat School of Business. He assumes those duties from Professor Jack Howard, Ph.D., who had served as associate dean for faculty development and research since 2013.
    posted 22 days ago 361 views
  • Day wins NIH early-stage investigator award
    Jeremy Day, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology, is one of six recipients of inaugural awards given to early-stage investigators for highly innovative studies in epigenetics.
    posted 23 days ago 465 views


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