A new book co-authored by Communications Studies Professor Larry Powell, Ph.D., examines the life and work of Oscar-winning American director John G. Avildsen, responsible for blockbusters such as Rocky and the Karate Kid series. Available from Amazon.com.
Gurley receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Keith Gurley, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, is recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.Fisher named fellow by American College of Sports MedicineAssistant Professor Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., is recognized for his professional achievements that support the ACSM goals.Henry Panion appointed by Gov. Bentley to Alabama State Council on the ArtsUniversity Professor Henry Panion III, Ph.D., has been appointed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to serve on the State Council on the Arts. Panion, who teaches multimedia production, orchestration and arranging, is director of the Music Technology program. His term will begin Jan. 1, 2016, and expire Dec. 31, 2021.Revising Proust: Notes on an epic scholarly journeyThere are more than a million words in Marcel Proust’s novel “In Search of Lost Time.” UAB Professor Emeritus William Carter, Ph.D., is reviewing each one as part of a major revision and annotation of the most famous English translation of the work. As Carter’s second volume debuts this month, he shares details of this labor of love.New class enters UAB’s leadership academy
Nearly two dozen employees will begin their works as the incoming class of UAB's Blaze Leadership Academy Sept. 9.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.Pollocks make list of top nephrology, dialysis professorsJennifer 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 medicaltechnologyschools.com, which helps students identify the best professors in technology fields.Day wins NIH early-stage investigator awardJeremy 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.New research, insights included in latest edition of 'Mucosal Immunology'Microbiology Professor Jiri Mestecky, M.D., Ph.D., has completed the fourth edition of the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal immunology.Champion bodybuilder is anesthesiologist by day
Assistant Professor Susan Smith’s hard work paid off when she won a national body-building title in November and earned the right to compete as a professional.