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Dr. Charles Amsler, Professor in the Department of Biology, has been named the 2016 winner of the Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
Study shows that, although ZEBRA, a system intended to enable prompt and user-friendly deauthentication, works very well with honest people, opportunistic attackers can fool the system.
UAB researcher Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., makes polymer microcapsules meant to carry cancer drugs to the site of a tumor.
Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the Routh Early Career Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.
An algae species from Antarctica previously known as Delesseria lancifolia will now be called Paraglossum amsleri (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) in honor of UAB Biology Professor Dr. Charles Amsler.
Egyptologist and UAB associate professor Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., will reveal her $1 million wish live from the TED stage in Vancouver on Feb. 16. The event will be streamed live for the Birmingham community.
Gavin, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Co-Director of the UAB Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP), teaches for the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, Science and Technology Honors Program, and the Graduate School.
Ling Ma was honored at the annual conference of the Alabama World Language Association at Troy University, Troy Alabama.
Maddox: "Learning Spanish and Portuguese has given me a special sense of freedom. I grew up in a mostly monolingual community in rural Georgia, but ever sense I took Jane 'Juana' Futral’s Spanish 1 class at Wheeler County High School, I knew I wanted to be a language teacher."
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In a new book, government professor Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D., explains how Big Data, social media and other digital innovations can create more responsive, responsible public administration.
We asked UAB Department of Communication Studies Professor Dr. Larry Powell to weigh in on the effectiveness of this fall's Republican debates, how they have been moderated, and whether the candidates’ accusations of media bias are merited.
John K. Moore Jr., Ph.D., an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has been awarded a research fellowship from the Institute for Pilgrimage Studies at the College of William & Mary.
Professor Lourdes Sánchez-López published a new book, El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo: historia, política, sociedades y culturas (Routledge, 2016) with co-author Professor Clara Mojica-Díaz (Tennessee State University).
Artists Merrilee Challiss and UAB professor of art Derek Cracco examine spirituality and religion through their featured work in New American Paintings.
Kasman, professor of piano, will be a soloist with Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Nikolai Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 50 on Sunday, Dec. 6.
In Department of Government Professor Dr. Akhlaque Haque's new book “Surveillance, Transparency, & Democracy: Public Administration in the Information Age,” he explores how information technology can influence decision making by public policy leaders.
Joining the likes of Bono and Bill Clinton, UAB space archaeologist Sarah Parcak — often called the real-life Indiana Jones — will receive $1 million and help from the TED network to make her world-changing wish come true. What will her wish be?
When Egyptologist Sarah Parcak is not in a classroom at UAB, the pioneer of satellite remote sensing for archaeology is finding sites around the world from space and helping others follow her lead.
Across campus, UAB students, faculty and staff are engaged in partnerships that are offering opportunity and healing for veterans, and helping to prepare and protect those who serve in harm’s way.
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