Blazer Innovation Challenge logoThe Collat School of Business and the UAB Innovation Lab (iLab) are launching a new "Shark Tank"-style competition this fall in which UAB students can win up to $5,000 to help get their big ideas off the ground.

Meet employersThe Annual Meet the Employers event hosted by Beta Alpha Psi, UAB Chapter was held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in the ballroom of the UAB Hill University Center. Representatives from 22 firms and 65 UAB accounting students attended the event for a chance to get to know each other in a casual setting and explore the possible fit for a future internships and/or employment.

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The UAB Collat School of Business students now have the opportunity to major in human resources with a dedicated Bachelor of Science in human resource management degree program. Previously, Collat offered a degree in management with a concentration in human resources. This new degree will expand upon that increasingly popular program, and is now enrolling students.

business occupationalThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration program has been ranked No. 1 in the “Top 50 Best Value Dual MBA and MPH Degrees of 2016” by the website valuecolleges.com.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been ranked 147th internationally and 67th in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings, the highest ranking of any Alabama institution. UAB also was ranked 89th in patents, an increase of 41 places compared to 2015.

MBA glassesThe University of Alabama at Birmingham continues to expand the institution’s business and medical education through the addition of a dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Business Administration degree — the first of its kind nationwide.

industrial distributionThe University of Alabama at Birmingham is expanding its online course offerings within the Collat School of Business through a counterpart for its campus-based Charles and Patsy Collat Industrial Distribution program.

ExcelBizFINAL LOGOThe Top 25 award program is designed to identify, recognize, and celebrate the success of alumni business leaders. Each company must have been founded, owned, or managed (most senior leadership team or regional/division leadership team) by a UAB alumnus/alumna.

Forest SawyerAs someone who sees possibility in disability, Forrest Satterfield refuses to compromise. His willingness to push boundaries has placed him in equally good and bad situations.

As a UAB freshman, he developed a nasty case of mononucleosis due to a weakened immune system from poor nutrition and sleep.

“I was so focused on my work that it didn’t leave me much time to do anything else,” he says.

But it’s that unrelenting drive that has taken Satterfield Technologies from dorm room to board room.