New cleanroom expands diamond-based researchAmong the first projects, the UAB's Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration will be using the first electrical micro-circuit fabricated on diamond using maskless lithography.Are you ready for Humanities 2.0?Digital humanities is more than computerizing information or creating it with one. Explore all its facets and connect with others in a free workshop at Sterne Library.Register for case managers conferenceNurses, case managers and other medical professionals are encouraged to attend the 2014 Case Management Conference "Building Steps to a Brighter Future” 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium. Register online.
Meeting to promote community efforts to manage HIVLearn more about community-based organizations working on HIV/STI issues during CFAR's Behavioral & Community Sciences Lecture Series, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 16 in Ryals School of Public Health Building Room 121.
- Event Date October 16
- Action Link REGISTER ONLINE
Saturn V engineer to speak at Alabama-Germany Partnership eventAl Reisz will share story of the Saturn V engineering that helped make America the first to land on the moon during a AlabamaGermany Partnership event, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in The Edge of Chaos. The event is free, but registration is required.
- Event Date September 16
Symposium to present research in vascular biology, hypertensionGain a better understanding of the most recent developments in cardiovascular disease research during UAB's 25th annual Vascular Biology and Hypertension Symposium Sept. 22-23. Registration for the event is free but required.New seminar explores careers in science communicationsLearn about career options outside academic during a free one-day seminar Oct. 3 in the UAB Hospital West Pavilion Conference Center.
- Event Date September 23
- Action Link REGISTER ONLINE
Blackboard access to end Sept. 12
- Event Date October 3
Students and instructors will be able to access the Blackboard LMS until Sept. 12 — 10 days after the summer term grades due date. Download any files that you want to keep prior to this date. The system will be inaccessible beyond Sept. 13. Contact your school administrator if you need assistance.Pilot program to fund community-based researchAs many as three $30,000 awards will be made for projects that address health issues affecting Birmingham communities.Book conservationist to deliver Reynolds lectureExpert book binder Gabrielle Fox will discuss conservation of the Reynolds Historical Library's 1543 first edition of Andreas Vesalius' "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" in a free, public lecture noon-1 p.m. in the LHL Edge of Chaos Atrium. Box lunches are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Make your classroom accessible to everyoneNew resources include online training for faculty and staff, a tool to assess course accessibility and guidelines for service and assistance animals.Water bottles spread sustainability message
- Event Date September 25
Fill your water bottle at any of the six refilling stations across campus. Stations can be added to any building by request.Free course helps you create high-quality online content
Fundamentals of Accessible Online Teaching, Learning and Communication can be completed in about four hours.Improve your teaching with technology
Register for the Teaching with Technology certificate program — open to anyone teaching an academic course.New programs reduce waste in campus restaurants
A tool for reducing food waste and an oil-recycling program will decrease costs and the toll on the environment.UAB short course to promote better research into causes of obesity
The five-day course, which will expose students to methods employed in behavioral and social sciences, is planned for summer 2015.Need funding for a health-related technology?A Sept. 4 workshop will prepare you to write proposals that can compete for federal funding to commercialize your research.Learn to perform business researchAn eight-week, hands-on program will help you become a proficient business researcher.Program gives faculty tools to expand service-learning
During a yearlong fellowship, 11 faculty learned to incorporate service-learning elements into existing courses and develop new ones for this year. Now another 11 are preparing to do the same.Green design treats stormwater as a resource instead of waste
A bioswale — a runoff system included in the design of AEIVA — helps slow and filter stormwater before it enters the storm sewer.
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