Explore sights, sounds and customs from around the globe and improve your general knowledge of and appreciation for the beauty and differences in cultures. Series I includes China, India, United States and South Korea. Search "World Tour" on www.uab.edu/learningsystem.
New service-learning fellows selectedNine faculty representing six schools plus the College of Arts and Sciences comprise the newest class of Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship. They will develop or redesign a service-learning course during the fellowship year and then receive a grant to help develop it.New career ladder provides path for non-faculty researchersA nine-rung ladder comprises a clear career path for laboratory staff and investigators who do not have or seek academic appointments.Have you considered leading an education abroad program?Deadlines are approaching for spring break and summer programs for 2017.Translational research training program is accepting applicationsJunior faculty and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research are invited to apply for a six-month (January-June) certificate program. Classes will be held 8-10 a.m. Wednesdays. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Nov. 16.Learn more about conducting research with industry Oct. 27Jason Nichols, O.D., Ph.D., assistant vice president for Industry Research Development, will present a workshop, “Thriving in the Industry Research Triangle — Tips for Doing Research with Industry,” noon-1 p.m. Oct. 27 in The Edge of Chaos Atrium in Lister Hill Library.UAB-HudsonAlpha to conduct genomic medicine symposium
This free symposium 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12 will provide opportunities for UAB faculty to interact with HudsonAlpha faculty and learn about advanced sequencing capabilities and resources. Space is limited; register soon.
Strengthen postdoc-mentor relationships April 21-23
- Event Date May 12
Attend one or all of the presentations organized to strengthen postdoctoral training, development and diversity.Two online CME courses to improve stroke patient outcomes
UAB has collaborated with Medscape to produce two online courses that respond to concerns about the use of tPA to resolve blood clots that lead to stroke.Apply by April 30 for fellowship to promote service learningThe workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.Scholars Institute to be held at UAB May 12-13Submit your ideas for using technology in education by March 27, and register to attend free conference.
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