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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.
Bailey Barrow of Pinson is the only student in Alabama to receive this award for 2016. She is a student in the Department of Art and Art History.
A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
College of Arts and Sciences alumni Johnny E. Bates, Tim Stephens and Joy O’Neal will be honored as members in the 2016 class of the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25.
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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.
Aaron Landis will work with researcher Robert Sorge and explore Birmingham as one of the inaugural recipients of the President's Summer Research scholarships.
UAB researcher Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has already shown the world how to find ancient sites from space. Now her graduate student is using remote sensing data to find a different kind of hidden treasure: uranium.
With one of UAB's inaugural President's Summer Research scholarships, undergraduate Marina Triplett is exploring a DNA topology puzzle that could point to better cancer drugs.
Dr. Lisa Baker, Associate Professor of Social Work, was recently appointed to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education.
Hunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.
Eleven students in the Public Relations program, a specialization within the Department of Communication Studies, brought home a total of 17 awards at the state conference of the Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) on April 20.
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.
UAB graduate student Elizabeth Bevan is using drones to document previously unexplored habits of turtles in the Gulf of Mexico.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
Random Logic Games, co-founded by UAB alumnus (and former Mr. UAB) Andrew Stone, left, gives talented interns such as Anna Zoladz, center, an in-depth education in the mobile games business.
April 25, 2016

History in the Making

Gillian Goodrich studied history. Today, she’s helping to create it. Decades after she began her academic career, Goodrich approaches our common social challenges with the same rigorous examination and long perspective of a historian—one with a giving heart.
April 25, 2016

Budding Knowledge

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomed several new chairs last summer, including leadership for three of our popular and competitive science departments: Dr. Richard Dluhy in Chemistry, Dr. Ilias Perakis in Physics, and Dr. Yuliang Zheng in Computer and Information Sciences.
The innovative UABTeach program educates Alabama’s future teachers.
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