• Nursing school awarded $5.15 million in external funding

    $5.15 million in external funding has been given to assist graduate students through grants, training programs and scholarships.	Photo by Ian Keel$5.15 million in external funding has been given to assist graduate students through grants, training programs and scholarships. Photo by Ian KeelDestiny Hosmer - Staff Writer
    drhosmer@uab.edu

    The School of Nursing recently received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to assist graduate students through grants, training programs and scholarships.
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  • Sixth annual Rushton Lecture goes beyond the page

    Scott McCloud is an American cartoonist and a cartoon theorist who recently spoke at UAB.  Photo by Ian KeelScott McCloud is an American cartoonist and a cartoon theorist who recently spoke at UAB. Photo by Ian KeelKristina Balciunaite, Gavin Gilliland - Contributors
    kribal@uab.edu, gjgill@uab.edu

    On Thursday, Sept. 22, a full auditorium at Campbell Hall welcomed renowned cartoonist and comic theorist, Scott McCloud, for a lecture on symbolism and creativity found in comic books.
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  • Institute champions human rights on campus, around the globe

    Interns Ajanet Rountree (left) and Charles Coleman (middle) join Tina Reuter, Ph.D., (right) in the Institute for Human Rights. Photo by Ian KeelInterns Ajanet Rountree (left) and Charles Coleman (middle) join Tina Reuter, Ph.D., (right) in the Institute for Human Rights. Photo by Ian KeelSufia Alam - Staff Writer
    sufia@uab.edu

    An organization on campus is growing and offering multiple ways for students to become more aware and active in furthering human rights and equality.
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  • Has UAB outgrown Conference-USA?

    A map of the states that have member universities in the American Athletic Conference. Photo from Wikimedia CommonsA map of the states that have member universities in the American Athletic Conference. Photo from Wikimedia CommonsAlex Jones- Staff Writer
    alex96@uab.edu

    The year 2014 was supposed to be one of promise for the Blazers.

    A coach named Bill Clark came to Birmingham with an 11-4 record during his career at Jacksonville State University and led the Blazers to a 6-6 record, making the team bowl eligible for the first time since 2004. Then the football, bowling and rifle programs were shut down that December, and questions began to arise about what would happen to the athletics department. Would UAB have to leave Conference-USA? How would this affect student tuition and enrollment? Men’s basketball under then head coach Jerod Haase had just finished 2014 with a record of 4-9, and the aura around campus was somber.
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