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Assistant Professor of Art History Noa Turel will present a paper, “Drawing Machines and Redrawing a World Order in Late-Medieval Europe,” at the 106th annual College Art Association national conference.
Two UAB scholars aim to improve professional development for graduate teaching assistants.

On November 14, 2017, Dr. Edward Taub’s colleagues held a celebration in his honor at the Spain Rehabilitation Center entitled A 30 Year Milestone: Celebrating the Advances in CI Therapy.

We’re pleased to announce the first-ever Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Heating a mixture of gases to furnace temperatures is one way to make a diamond film, nature’s hardest substance. Adding boron to the gas mixture may create new materials.
As temperatures drop, take a trip to the beach—and visit a UAB course that uses the sunny, sandy Alabama Gulf coast to teach neuroscience. Faculty and students shed light on the subject’s unique links to the sea, and explain how the three-week experience builds knowledge and camaraderie for scientific success.
Along with UAB’s existing programs, a new undergraduate degree and a new postdoctoral research fellowship complete the training pipeline in genomic science.

Faculty members Batey, King, Lee, Pollio, and Sims of the Department of Social Work participated in the American Public Health Association conference in Atlanta, GA.

The loss of logos — patterns of reasoning — in modern discourse inspired English Professor Bruce McComiskey, Ph.D., to write his new book, “Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition,” from Utah State University Press.

Works by artist Erin Wright, MFA, which touch on topics from democracy to organ donation, are making a global impact.

UAB graduate student Kendra Royston has been named a trainee to the Susan G. Komen Graduate Training in Disparities Research Grant.

Read about what happened last semester and what we're looking forward to in the Fall in the latest issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine.
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Amy Bonka, a Ph.D. biology student, has recently received a National Geographic Early Career Grant.
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.
For a few days in September, General Electric will use the ceiling of New York City’s Grand Central Station as a canvas to showcase the impressive accomplishments of women in scientific fields. Among them is Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Ph.D., a UAB alumna who graduated with a master’s degree in physics in 2009 and a doctorate in physics in 2012.
University of Alabama at Birmingham leaders broke ground on a new 160,000-square-foot Arts and Sciences Building today that is expected to open fall 2019. The new $39.5 million project is located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South.
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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.
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.
Students also received 20 Medallion Awards, the highest award given by the Public Relations Council of Alabama, 12 Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Merit.
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