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Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Ireland Visiting Scholar Prize. The prize will be presented at a reception to be held later in the spring.
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The exhibition includes works by 22 faculty members in many media. A free opening reception is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the UA Gallery.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
Students from Medium: Art Club at UAB will exhibit selected works in a juried exhibition, while Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway’s solo exhibition, “Herds,” will also be on view. A free reception is set for July 15.
Walker will help identify which types of businesses embrace or overlook the importance of cybersecurity, and help capture best practices to increase the adoption of cybersecurity technologies.
Satellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.
Arts faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
Congratulations to Dr. Karolina Mukhtar on her promotion to Associate Professor and award of tenure!
A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
Only 151 computer scientists worldwide were recognized as senior members by the ACM in 2015.
Professor of Art History Dr. Heather McPherson has been named by the College Art Association as one of seven Millard Meiss Publication Fund grantees for spring 2016.
Dr. Lisa Baker, Associate Professor of Social Work, was recently appointed to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education.
Cristin Gavin, Ph.D., Co-Director of the UAB Undergraduate Neuroscience Program and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurobiology, has been selected as the recipient of a National Academic Advising Association award.
John Maddox was a 2015-2016 Faculty Fellow in Engaged Scholarship. He attended a year of workshops on Service Learning, and he will incorporate this training into his May Mini-Term 2016 Spanish and Service Learning trip to Puerto Rico.
Professor of Art History Heather McPherson was named the recipient of the 2016 Annibel Jenkins Prize for the best article on the subject of theatre and performance history in the 18th Century.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design in the Department of Art and Art History, is the recipient of the 2016 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Alison Chapman, professor and chair of the Department of English, is the recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
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