Can making movies make you a better chemist? UAB chemistry professor Joe March and graduate student Mitzy Erdmann have proven that it does. Their research-tested approach is now implemented across UAB's introductory General Chemistry curriculum.
Friday, 06 June 2014 15:51

The Books of Summer

The firecracker-hot days of an Alabama summer provide the perfect encouragement to get lost in the cool, crisp pages of a good book. But with infinite shelves of reading material available, where do you begin? We asked faculty members in UAB’s Department of English for inspiration, and they shared a few of the titles that sparked their passion for literature.
What's the fastest thing you can imagine? How about the smallest? Well never mind, because there really is no way to wrap your head around what's going on in David Hilton's laser lab in the UAB Department of Physics.
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 09:33

UAB Professor Named a Top NerdScholar

Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology, has been named to NerdScholar’s inaugural class of  “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” NerdScholar celebrates professors who are cultivating passion in their students and inspiring them to be the world leaders and humanitarians of tomorrow.
UAB’s Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., a University Scholar, professor in the Department of Physics, and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, “grows” diamonds by mixing methane with hydrogen in a process called microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition.
The Internet has opened up a world of educational opportunity for billions of people. But you need more than a web browser to take advantage of the Information Revolution.
Thursday, 08 May 2014 11:28

UAB Names New Chair of Anthropology

Doug Fry, PhD, has been named chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Anthropology. He comes to UAB from Åbo Akademi University in Vasa, Finland, where he was the Director of the Peace, Mediation, and Conflict Research joint master’s program.
Fifteen undergraduates from universities across the country will be on campus as part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)  Summer Program from May 19-July 25.
Monday, 05 May 2014 11:15

Recent Mathematics Publications

Two articles published by faculty in the Department of Mathematics have garnered recognition in their fields.
Friday, 02 May 2014 16:30

Seeds of Success

CAS Alumni Entrepreneurs are rooted in their UAB education.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:40

Winners Circle

In a stunning achievement, four College faculty members were awarded CAREER Awards by the National Science Foundation. The recipients are Dr. Eugenia Kharlampieva, Chemistry; Dr. Karolina Mukhtar, Biology; Dr. Thamar Solorio and Dr. Ragib Hasaan, Computer and Information Sciences.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:27

New Books

New books by CAS faculty include Beyond Sound, The College and Career Guide in Music Technology by Scott Phillips, Ph.D., assistant professor of music, and Beginning Partial Differential Equations by Peter O’Neil, professor emeritus in the Mathematics department.
Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:27

So What?

As the stories in this issue reveal, students and faculty across CAS are engaged in the kinds of cutting-edge research and energizing collaborations that will make this a year to remember.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:13

Congratulations to our Faculty!

It is with great pleasure we celebrate the awards that our colleagues have won this semester: Raymond Mohl, Carolyn Conley, Glenn Feldman, and Andrew Demshuk.
Alison Chapman, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of English, has been awarded the Outstanding Advising Award — Faculty Academic Advising by the National Academic Advising Association.
Monday, 21 April 2014 10:09

Feldman's Book Receives Critical Acclaim

Glenn Feldman received the Anne B. and James B. McMillan Book Prize from the University of Alabama Press for his book The Irony of the Solid South: Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865-1944. 
Congratulations to these highly accomplished, hardworking, and talented individuals in the College of Arts and Sciences.
As a world-renowned doctoral research university, UAB expects its teacher-scholars to win competitive grants and other awards to support their research. And they do not disappoint. This year, four professors have been chosen to receive National Science Foundation Career Awards — a prize the foundation describes among its most prestigious.
Andrew Demshuk, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, has received a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Award that will enable him to pursue a comparative history of post-1945 reconstruction and urban planning in three cities divided by Cold War borders — Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Leipzig, East Germany, and Wrocław, western Poland.
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