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Lee Meadows, Ph.D., will serve as co-chair for the Alabama State Department of Education Strategic Planning Committee on Science.
UAB receives prestigious NSF Scholarship for Service grant to help bolster the nation’s cybersecurity workforce The $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide cybersecurity scholarships to graduate students in exchange for their service with local, state or federal organizations upon graduation.
Adjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.
Beaty will speak and perform his 2006 critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 10, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
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This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
February 01, 2017

Young Alumni Win Regional Emmy

Kourtney Cowart and Michael Shikany, who both graduated in December 2015 with degrees in Communication Studies, were honored with a Midsouth Regional Emmy for their documentary, “Ever Faithful—The Resurrection of UAB Football” at the 31st Annual awards ceremony on January 21, 2017.
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.
What identity theft, insider trading, information security breaches, cyberattacks, financial fraud and terrorism all have in common is the devices used to carry out such acts all leave behind digital “footprints.”  Digital forensics is a fast-growing industry, and UAB’s new degree program combines criminal justice and computer science.
Daisy Wong, Ph.D., Robert Maddox, J.D., Christina Richey, Ph.D., Charles Scribner and Marcus Newell were honored at the College of Arts and Sciences' annual Alumni Awards reception on Tuesday, January 24 at the UAB Alumni House.
The program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.
Bhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.
January 09, 2017

Pursuing the joy of healing

Lamario Williams, a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and physics, shares an undergraduate journey that has taken him from Mount Sinai Hospital to Nepal, and offers advice on making the most of research opportunities at UAB.
The UAB physics professor will head the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States, which promotes vibrant science and technology in underserved states.
“Remembrance II” for alto saxophone and piano will be performed in Athens on Dec. 20, while “Sonata: Folie à Deux” will be performed at the International Saxophone Symposium on Jan. 6.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has been named to the list for her innovations in the area of satellite archaeology.
An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
UAB Biology professor will be the first of Bham Now’s BOLD Series featured speakers.
Kasman will join ASO members for “Quintessential Quintets” to perform two great piano quintets, one from the 19th century by Robert Schumann and one from the 20th century by Dmitry Shostakovich.
What's it really like to do research as an undergraduate? Students in UAB's Undergraduate Research Ambassadors program offer advice, professional development opportunities and real-world tips.
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