UAB to host top names in infectious disease researchFour of the most influential researchers in the field of infectious diseases in the world will be here.
Wellness has new rewards for employeesRegister for My Health Rewards, and participate for a chance to win prizes."Freedom" exhibits civil rights photos from Alabama, South Africa“The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” which explores the respective images of American segregation and South African apartheid by Spider Martin and Peter Magubane, will open 6-8 p.m. June 5 in UAB's AEIVA. View it through Aug. 8. Admission is free.
- Event Date June 3
New clinic offers hope for patients with rare spinal cord diseaseUAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, which can cause loss of motor function or paralysis. It will provide a place each patient can see all the medical professionals who have a role in their care at one time and in one place.Investigators intent on improving quality of life among women with cancerUAB physicians are assessing ways to improve coordination between women's health providers to deliver more comprehensive care for those undergoing surgery for endometrial cancer. New surgical protocols that combine reconstruction could offer a longtime improvement in quality of life, researchers say.Athletics task force collecting pledges from supportersWork is underway to assess donor interest for a five-year period, said subcommittee chairs during the public meeting May 7. Official pledge forms are available for download to gauge support for the return of football, bowling and rifle.UAB joins elite group with Comprehensive Stroke Center designationThis acknowledges that UAB is prepared to offer immediate access to state-of-the-art stroke care every minute of every day, said David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology. “We provide advanced and potentially lifesaving services that are available nowhere else in Alabama.”Public health students step up to the plateAs many as 88,000 people around Birmingham have little access to healthy, affordable food. But UAB public health students are digging for solutions by working the land at Jones Valley Teaching Farm and helping out at Magic City Harvest. They share some fresh knowledge from the field in UAB Magazine.New careers for today's scientists include administrationThe Office of Postdoctoral Education will host its final event of the academic year to explore career options beyond the tenure track May 15 in The Edge of Chaos. Join them for a panel discussion, networking and time for socializing, starting at noon.Smoking policy updated to include e-cigarettes, vape pensModified UAB smoking policy now includes e-cigarettes and vaporizer pens following faculty and staff requests for policy guidance to address the use of them on campus.Fundraiser asks UAB community to invest in its ‘littlest members’UAB Child Development Center is hoping to fund the purchase of updated learning tools by appealing to the public to invest in its Tech for Kids! fundraising drive at crowdfund.uab.edu/techforkids. The goal is to raise $5,000 to purchase a tablet for each classroom and other items by the project end date June 5.Vote for faculty senate reps May 5-11All faculty with a primary academic appointment are encouraged to cast a vote for faculty senate chair, secretary and senators online between 3 p.m. May 5 and 9 a.m. May 11.Outman’s ‘deft touch’ brings many different people togetherUAB’s meteoric rise in a few decades is attributed to its identity as a collaborative academic research institution, and those who work with Ryan Outman say he is “the essence of this UAB spirit” and more than worthy of being UAB's Employee of the Month.Learn about a unique funding opportunity at a May 6 forumNew Collaborative Innovation Awards will provide up to $1 million annually for five years to develop concepts for translational research.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.New cloud-based system lets you print all around campus
- Event Date June 5
Users can upload documents and print them at any conveniently located ePrint station using UAB's ONE Card.UAB Baseball helps Mississippi family cope with loss of father, husband
At a time when a young boy needed a friend and a role model, UAB students stepped up to help provide that for him.Chapman to chair English departmentProfessor Alison Chapman., Ph.D., who has been director of undergraduate studies for the Department of English since 2008, has accepted the position as its chair. Highly regarded as a teacher and mentor, she received the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2010 and the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award from UAB and the National Association of Academic Advisors in 2014.Register for annual Short Course on Statistical Genetics & GenomicsApplications will be accepted until May 22 for the NIGMS Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics to be held July 7-11 at UAB. Travel fellowships are available.Virtual reality lab offers immersion learningIt’s the next best thing to teleportation. Using virtual reality, the engineers of UAB’s Enabling Technology Laboratory can transport you to Paris, a war zone, or deep within the human body. Peek inside and discover how virtual training provides real-world benefits for the military, medical students, and others.
Wellness has new rewards for employeesRegister for My Health Rewards, and participate for a chance to win prizes.UAB to host top names in infectious disease researchFour of the most influential researchers in the field of infectious diseases in the world will be here.
"Freedom" exhibits civil rights photos from Alabama, South Africa“The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” which explores the respective images of American segregation and South African apartheid by Spider Martin and Peter Magubane, will open 6-8 p.m. June 5 in UAB's AEIVA. View it through Aug. 8. Admission is free.
- Event Date June 3
- Event Date June 5
- UAB to host top names in infectious disease research
Women age 19-45 for study of intravaginal gel to prevent recurrent Bacterial Vaginosis
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