Audio Slideshows

Movie makers, real-estate insiders, spam warriors, musical pirates, and design gurus—discover some of UAB's intriguing people and programs in these short films from UAB Magazine.

 

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Uncomplicated

Liz and Mike Lorbeer moved far from home and family when they relocated to Birmingham, but they found all the care and support they needed during the birth of their first child at UAB. Hear Liz tell about her birth experience at UAB and her plans for helping the Women & Infants Center reach its own due date in this audio slideshow. And click here to read more of the Lorbeers' story.

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Baby on Board

To this day, Emily Copeland and her husband, James, have no idea when their son was born. There were a few too many things going on that May morning in 2006 when Matthew decided he wasn’t going to wait to full-term to make his debut—much less make it to the hospital. Click here to read more of the Copelands' story.

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Movable Type

In this video, kinetic sculptor John Powers, UAB assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History, invites you into his studio as he constructs “Remember,” a large-scale piece that gives new life—and new meaning—to old typewriters.

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The Plastic Brain

Peek into the mysteries of the mind with UAB neuroscientists as they describe their innovative research.

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Movie Magic

Making a short film can be a tall order. Every year, students in Michele Forman’s Ethnographic Filmmaking class scatter across Birmingham in search of untold stories. The ones they find are unforgettable—hidden fishes, graffiti artists, urban farms, ghost towns. Then the real challenge begins: How can you tell your story to the world in five minutes or less?

 

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On Location

UAB real-estate expert Lary Cowart, Ph.D., analyzes home values in several Birmingham neighborhoods. Click the link above to see the audio slideshow or click here to read the accompanying article.

 


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Spam Showdown

Who's responsible for all the crime online? UAB spam expert Gary Warner knows, and he's building a massive, junk mail-eating supercomputer to prove it. Click the link above to see the audio slideshow or click here to read the accompanying article.

 

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Enter, Stage Left

In her debut season as UAB's opera director, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, D.M.A., led a spirited production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance. Click the link above to see the audio slideshow or click here to read the accompanying article.

 

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Designed to Sell

UAB artists and an international design sensation conduct a tour of the hits and misses of modern industrial design. Click the link above to see the audio slideshow or click here to read the accompanying article.