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Preview the BEST robot competition at the Galleria SundayThe UAB School of Engineering will host its BEST Robotics exhibition 1-4 p.m. Sunday in the Riverchase Galleria. See the robots designed and built by the teams of middle- and high-school students who will compete in the Blazer BEST competition Oct. 4 in Bartow Arena.
Civitan charity art auction to benefit NICUBuy paintings, drawings, photos, sculpture, jewelry and more to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit during the UAB Research Civitan Club Art of Giving charity auction 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 2 in the UAB National Alumni Society House.
- Event Date September 21
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKThings for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Sept. 14-20.
- Event Date October 2
Spend a night with John QuiñonesHear the award-winning anchor of ABC Primetime's "What Would You Do?", who explores how people react to conflict, presented as part of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month celebrations at UAB. The free public lecture starts at 7 p.m. in the Alys Stephens Center.
- Event Date September 14
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKThings for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Sept. 7-13.
- Event Date September 16
UAB Night at the Museum setAs part of Freshman Discussion events, UAB students will be admitted free to the Birmingham Museum of Art special exhibit, "Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons & Armor" Sept. 16. Activities, music and food are included.
- Event Date September 11
See the U.S. premiere of a film for your ears only“To Sleep To Dream” is an audio-only, feature-length film that is a playground for the human imagination. See it Aug. 19-22.Blazer Fun Run and Post-Walk Party is Sept. 20Mark your calendar for the fourth annual Blazer Fun Run and Post-Walk Party Sept. 20. The event is open to UAB employees and their families, UAB students and alumni.Pillay to examine innovation in health careRubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D., professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Collat School of Business and assistant dean for Global Health Innovation in the School of Medicine, will discuss the role of university-based innovation centers in improving health care at 5 p.m. in PCAMS.
- Event Date September 16
Faculty art exhibit reception is Aug. 29Featured works by art faculty and select alumni in “Interlude/Influence” examine the dynamics of the master/apprentice relationship within the academic art context. See them Aug. 11-Sept. 22 in the AEIVA. A reception will be held 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Admission is free.
- Event Date July 29
"Toxic City: Birmingham's Dirty Secret" premieres at Carver TheatreThis 26-minute documentary, which captures the plight of families in Birmingham’s most polluted neighborhoods, is followed by a panel discussion led by WBHM News Director Rachel Osier Lindley that includes UAB Professor George Munchus. See the trailer on Vimeo.
- Event Date August 11
Hospital ethics committee to launch new monthly discussion series June 3New series will review cases as they pose questions about the limits to which health-care providers could and should go in the best interests of their patients.Transplant picnic to honor donorsNearly 4,000 Alabamians are waiting for a life-saving transplant. This annual event honors those who have given the precious gift of life.Find a UAB summer camp that's right for your childEach year UAB departments, schools and organizations present fun, educational and convenient summer camps.
- Event Date June 12
Visiting scholar Leon Botstein to conduct performance
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Leon Botstein, Ph.D., the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar, will conduct a special, free performance of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra March 13. Watch his interview with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report."
Explore Scopus, Google Scholar in Online Express Training Feb. 17
- Event Date March 13
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Expand your PubMed searches to include interdisciplinary and worldwide literature with these two powerful databases. Learn effective search strategies and sorting features for each. Register online.
Get checked out at the Green Screens Health ChecksStop by from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 28 in the North Pavilion 2nd floor lobby to check your weight and blood pressure. The screenings are provided by UAB Wellness and the UAB School of Nursing. Heart Walk T-shirts also will be on sale.
- Event Date February 17
Heart failure education dayThe Center for Nursing Excellence presents this education day — to be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14 in the West Pavilion Conference Center Room E— offering the latest information on heart failure pathophysiology, state of the art management of the patient, and evidence based nursing care. Continuing education credits will be submitted. Registration is required. Please register early with Christy McDougal at email@example.com. Heart Walk T-shirts will also be sold at this event.
- Event Date February 28
Variety show featuring SOM students to raise funds for Equal Access Birmingham
- Event Date February 14
Students for the UAB School of Medicine will take the stage Feb. 28 at the Alabama Theatre for The Best Medicine Show. The annual philanthropic event showcases students' creative sides with short digital films, music an dance. Proceeds from the event go to Equal Access Birmingham, a student-run program that operates a free primary care clinic for underserved people in the Birmingham area. Visit www.bestmedicineshow.com to purchase tickets or find more information.
Big Idea Talk: "Does neuroscience undermine free will?"The UAB Philosophy Department will lead public discussions on life's big questions. Assistant Professor Josh May will lead the discussion to be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Spencers Honors House. For each discussion, a member of the department will start things off with a 15-minute presentation of the topic to be followed by an open discussion. Direct questions to Kevin McCain, Ph.D.
- Event Date February 28
- Event Date January 28