Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found a dietary combination that transforms the most lethal of all breast cancers into a highly treatable breast cancer.

The UAB National Alumni Society has selected Dr. Catherine Daniélou, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, as its recipient of the 2017 Honorary Alumni Award.

The National Science Foundation will provide 30 non-tenured researchers, including assistant professor Cheng-Chien Chen, Ph.D., with fellowships that put them in partnership with other premier research centers, enhancing their ability to work at the frontiers of science and engineering.
A five-year, $20 million award from the National Science Foundation will help universities across Alabama, including the University of Alabama at Birmingham, collaborate to better understand interactions of a key matter that could translate into the development of new technologies in areas ranging from food safety and aerospace to medicine.
Since he graduated with a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester in 2012, Kevin McCain has been on a tear.
Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
Dr. Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., was one of two UAB faculty named the winners of its Spring 2017 Faculty Awards. Every year, two faculty members are selected by students and through a vetting process of the professional staff in DSS.
Department of Social Work Associate Professor Lisa Baker, Ph.D., received Quality Matters (QM) recognition for her BSW course, Introduction to Research Methods.
Dr. Saxena and Maliheh Shirvanian of the SPIES research group worked with high school student Summer Vo on security research this past year. Vo won third place at the 2017 Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CARSEF) in the Computer Science and Mathematics category and was awarded the INTEL Excellence in Computer Science Outstanding Achievement.
Renato Camata, Ph.D., associate professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Physics, has been named as a recipient of a 2017 UAB Outstanding Academic Advising Award.
Faculty and alumni of the Department of Social Work gathered at the Wine Loft in Birmingham for a celebration of their professional and academic accomplishments over the past year.
Sean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May. He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., archaeologist and associate professor in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology, has been named to the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 12:26

A First-Hand Look at Climate Change

A week ago when I stepped off the gangplank of the Antarctic Research and Support Vessel (ARSV) Laurence M. Gould, the ship that had delivered me to the station from Punta Arenas, Chile, I immediately sensed the change...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 09:52

Training Offered for NSF CAREER Awards

The UAB College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to again offer campus-wide training to junior faculty planning to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

Lee Meadows, Ph.D., will serve as co-chair for the Alabama State Department of Education Strategic Planning Committee on Science.
GlobalXplorer is a citizen science archaeology platform that's "Indiana Jones meets Google Earth." The platform was created in collaboration with the National Geographic Society and DigitalGlobe.
Nitesh Saxena, Ph.D., associate professor and research director in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, has been named a recipient of the Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award from the UAB Graduate School.
The UAB physics professor will head the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States, which promotes vibrant science and technology in underserved states.
Undergraduate Neuroscience faculty mentor Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D., has been invited to become a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. The Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance public education about the progress and benefits of brain research and to disseminate information on the brain in an understandable and accessible fashion.
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