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.UABTeach is ready to enroll first class in fallUAB has hired its first master teacher and is recruiting math, science and technology students for a new program to train and nurture a force of highly qualified instructors in STEM subjects.UAB leads world in training low-vision specialists, apply nowOnly 38 occupational therapists in the world have a specialty certification in low-vision rehabilitation, and 20 of them are UAB alumni.Apply for annual short course on statistical genetics and genomicsApplications for the NIGMS Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics will be accepted until May 23. Travel fellowships are available for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and early investigators; restrictions apply. The course will be held June 7-11.Two chances to see the battle of the sumobots this weekThe Business-Engineering Complex lobby will be the arena for a robot battle royale this week, when engineering students pit their specially designed robots against each other in the sumo ring.Students wrestle ‘wicked problems’ with creative thinkingTeams of students from across campus will present their proposals for the third annual Wicked Problem Case Competition Thursday in the Ryals Building and The Edge of Chaos. This year teams are tackling sexual violence among college students.