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A team of University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and students have created a free, downloadable smartphone application to help health care providers and cancer patients identify more than 500 valuable community resources for people in North Central Alabama battling cancer.
The African American Studies Program and the Department of History will partner with the Ballard House Project to involve students and faculty in Ballard House programs.
Dexter Forbes came to UAB because of the city scene, but he found his niche as an advocate for the land.
November 20, 2013

Standing Up for Social Justice

UAB alum Brendan Rice: "My interest in social justice is grounded in the profound belief that my generation must and will play a central role in fixing the broken systems of our world."
UAB writing students and Birmingham-area actors will present a touching play about wading through the world of dementia Friday, May 31 - Saturday, June 1, 2013.
April 24, 2013

UAB Votes

Students and faculty in UAB Department of Government played a large role in last year's UAB Votes initiative.
UAB freshman Kyle Thompson made a new connection over lunch recently. It was mealtime at the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Unit at UAB Highlands Hospital, and Thompson listened as his companion, a World War II pilot, recalled an aerial adventure.
On Thursday January 19, 2012, Anthro-TEACH gave a presentation about Native American culture for Boy Scout Pack 397 of Homewood, AL at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The student presenters were Christel Carlisle, Jade Delisle, Alea Rouse. The overall presentation showed the children how Native Americans utilized their natural environment. They covered the topics of lithics (stone tools) and music and dance.
Injury kills more 11-year-olds in the United States than all other causes combined, and a new study from University of Alabama at Birmingham reveals ADHD almost doubles the risk of serious injury among this age group.
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