UAB Minute: April 4, 2014


UAB Minute offers a quick way to catch up on news and events around campus.

Watch this week’s episode to see med students meet their Match, find out how UAB writing students helped budding authors and discover a smart partnership including UAB, IBM and the City of Birmingham.

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  • Seven honored as Outstanding Women for 2015

    Each year during Women’s History Month, UAB honors women who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. 

    posted 8 days ago 1026 views
  • Three decades of experience makes Price the heart of OH&S

    Sherri Price, administrative supervisor in Occupational Health and Safety, has been named Employee of the Month for March. 

    posted 14 days ago 604 views
  • McClintock honored for his commitment to education, community outreach

    James McClintock, Ph.D., endowed professor of polar and marine biology, received the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for using his lifetime of work in Antarctica to educate students and the public about the value and excitement of pursuing science on the remote continent.

    posted 2 days ago 277 views
  • Carver is VPIT/chief information officer
    Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, for which he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer. He will be the senior IT leader at UAB and also hold an academic appointment in computer sciences. His first day at UAB will be June 1.
    posted 8 days ago 188 views
  • Probing the brain-machine interface
    Experts from around the country gathered at UAB recently to discuss robotic arms, neural prostheses and other breakthrough technologies that link thought with actions.
    posted 7 days ago 179 views
  • Becker inspires a culture of discovery
    Lisa Tamiris Becker directs a research center like no other at UAB—the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, which explores the meaning, context, and history of art from around the world. Get to know Birmingham’s newest cultural ambassador as she pursues artistic breakthroughs and previews upcoming exhibitions in UAB Magazine.
    posted 7 days ago 179 views
  • Surplus auction planned
    The warehouse will close April 17 to prepare for the auction. It will reopen May 5.
    • Event Date April 27
    posted 2 days ago 176 views
  • Faculty forums to examine the core curriculum this week
    Forums are scheduled at varying times Tuesday-Friday.
    posted 2 days ago 106 views
  • Farm Stand to return April 7
    The Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week, beginning April 7. This year Boozer Farms will now be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Check the schedule online.
    posted 2 days ago 47 views
  • Earth Week comes early this year

    Earth Day is April 22, during final exams, so UAB Sustainability will host a series of events April 6-10, including the Arbor Day celebration, where you can snag a free tree, and the UAB Earth Month Festival.

    posted 2 days ago 44 views

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