The Center for Surgical Research at The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Welcomes You to Birmingham
City of Birmingham is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Appalachian
Mountains and The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the new UAB hospital,and
the Center for Surgical Research (N 33° 30.101 W 086° 48.311) is in
close proximity to the heart of Five
Points South and the Lakeview
District, popular sites where our students find time to relax. Being the
largest city in the State of Alabama, Birmingham has a myriad
of local attractions, restaurants,
centers, and events that make it a place for non-stop enjoyment and leisure.
Birmingham is also a central location for day trips
to the mountains or the beach
with your family and friends....Find out why Birmingham has always been the
Check out the University of Alabama at Birmingham's "Quick Guide"
to Birmingham attractions and student
life on the UAB campus.
And here is more stuff to see and do....
The mission of the Alabama Ballet is to promote and foster the development
of classical and contemporary ballet through high-quality performances, dance
education, and community outreach.
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame makes its home in the historic Carver Theatre
for the Performing Arts. The museum honors great jazz artists with ties to
the state of Alabama.
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Built by the Publix Theater division of Paramount
Studios, this movie palace opened on December 26th, 1927. The theatre, in
Spanish/Moorish design by Graven & Mayger of
Chicago, seated 2500 in a five story, three-tiered
auditorium. Paramount's president,
Adolph Zukor, named it the "Showplace of the
South". The famous "Mighty Wurlitzer" pipe organ, with 21 sets
of pipes, played for many years by showman Stanleigh
Malotte...Closed in 1981...saved from demolition
in 1987...Designated by the Alabama Legislature as the official State Historic
Alys Robinson Stephens Center
Want music? Comedy? Dance? Check out the entertainment
at the Performing Arts Center--something for everyone to enjoy!
Park and Museum
Racing fan? Check out racing at the Barber
2.3 mile road course with 16 turns. The Park is also home to the Barber
Motorsports Museum, featuring a collection of 850 motorcycles and 45 cars--the largest
collection in the United States.
Birmingham Adult Hockey Association
Birmingham Amateur Radio Club
If you are looking for an apartment in Birmingham, here's another free service to help
Birmingham Area Guide
Looking for a place in Birmingham? Take a look at the Real Estate and Apartment Finder links
Birmingham Art Association
Birmingham Barons Baseball
For non-stop enjoyment with your friends or with your family, visit the Birmingham
Barons at the Hoover Met...lots of
games and lots of fun!
If you enjoy walking and the outdoors, check out
the awesome greenhouse, walking trails, and Japanese and Rose Gardens at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens!
Birmingham Bicycle Club
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Enjoy the majesty of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and how lessons
from the past have inspired the present.
Birmingham Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Interested in visiting Birmingham?
Birmingham Facts and Figures
Quick facts and figures on Birmingham--the "Magic
Birmingham Figure Skating Club
Birmingham Free Press
The Birmingham Grotto of the National Speleological Society was charted to
further the exploration, scientific study, and conservation of caves.
now available online to keep you
up-to-date on news, weather, sports, upcoming events, and special features.
Check out the "City Guide" link for information on Birmingham real estate, schools, entertainment, and communities.
The Birmingham Pledge
Birmingham Public Library
For leisure or for research, the Birmingham Public Library has great facilities
and a quiet, friendly atmosphere to fit your needs.
Birmingham Quilters Guild
Birmingham Record Collectors
Birmingham Track Club
Birmingham Weekly Online
Birmingham Youth Lacrosse League
Want to enjoy time in Birmingham
with your friends or family? Picnic and stroll through the Birmingham Zoo...home to over 700 animals, including several endangered
species. Also, enjoy the festival of lights at Zoolight Safari--an annual walking stroll at the Zoo held
Black & White City Paper
Take a look at Birmingham's paper
BMW Motorcycle Owners of Alabama
Cahaba River Publishing
Childbirth Education Association
of Greater Birmingham
Children's Dance Foundation
Crane Hill Publishers
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
Enjoy an IMAX show with your friends! Or take a look at the hands-on science
exhibits featured at the McWane Center....fun for all ages.
Oak Mountain State Park
As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded
ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. The park offers vacation cottages,
golf, pro shop with snack bar, improved camping, picnicking, swimming, boating,
fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, backpacking, a demonstration farm and
horseback riding facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor
recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every
member of the family!
Science Debate - Where we discuss/debate
The University of
Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System
UAB Sports and Recreation
Baseball, softball, football, basketball...it's all right here on the official
site for UAB Sports. Come and see the UAB Blazers in action!
Splash Adventure Water