Explore sights, sounds and customs from around the globe and improve your general knowledge of and appreciation for the beauty and differences in cultures. Series I includes China, India, United States and South Korea. Search "World Tour" on www.uab.edu/learningsystem.
Volunteer experience builds skills, passion among students
Students who participate in service-learning opportunities are more engaged with their career and community and bring that knowledge back to the classroom.Sidewalk Film Festival to screen 3 student documentariesThree documentary films by six students in the College of Arts and Sciences will be screened Aug. 23-24 during the annual festival. The films examine the changing Avondale neighborhood, a gas explosion in Gate City and a new curriculum at Glen Iris Elementary.See the central nervous system as artAnatomy course for teachers is a first step in improving instruction
Firsthand look provides veteran educators a better appreciation of the human body and makes graduates more competitive in job search.Student designs get "A Seat at the Big Table"Works created for regional clients, local non-profits and under-served communities by design students in UAB’s Bloom Studio will be exhibited Aug. 11-Sept. 22 in the AEIVA. A reception will be held 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 29.Students earn real-world experience without real-life consequences
A simulated intensive-care experience provides students the opportunity to work with other professions and learn to communicate effectively within a team.$1 billion Campaign for UAB reaches halfway markThe Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything is halfway to its ambitious goal of raising $1 billion with the help of more than 74,000 donors. Read the full story.Students use teamwork to promote QEP
Three UAB marketing students are creating a campus marketing campaign for the new Quality Enhancement Plan, which will launch in fall 2015. The new QEP will focus on learning in a team environment.Discussion Book choice is ‘Decisive’
Our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases and irrationalities, say the authors of a book on making better choices, which is the centerpiece of the annual Freshman Discussion.It's a high-tech game of hide’n’seekIn one class, students play hide’n’seek with an opponent they cannot see: a radioactive isotope.