The Office of Equity & Diversity has begun discussing the possibility of creating a Hispanic/Latino professional organization for faculty and staff.
José Fernández, Ph.D., associate professor of nutrition sciences and director of diversity outreach for the Office of Equity & Diversity, recently met with a group of Hispanic and Latino faculty that unanimously supported the creation of the association and developed a strategy to move in that direction.
Created on May 24, 2012
The School of Health Professions offers several graduate programs that take only one year to complete. Most graduate programs take two years to finish. Earning a master’s degree also means an increase in salary pay.
Students could earn a master of science in nutrition sciences in just three semesters. The program is specifically designed for registered dietitians or students with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition or a related field.
Created on May 16, 2012
A University of Alabama at Birmingham Physical Therapy student did chin ups using just one finger on each hand in his audition tape for the show “American Ninja Warrior.” That along with his other athletic abilities doing back flips landed Toshio Sidney-Ando a spot to audition for the show back in April.
The Mexican-born student has been enthralled with the show since 2007, but never pursued it until a life-changing experience.