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  • International PhD student’s educational journey culminates at UAB
    Green will graduate with his doctoral degree in biology from UAB on Dec. 8.
  • UAB professor honored by the National Association of Biology Teachers for innovation in classroom curriculum and strategy
    Recognized for her innovation in the classroom, Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., was awarded the 2023 Four-Year College and University Section Biology Teaching Award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.
  • UAB expands research courses thanks to new $76 million science building
    The unveiling of the new Science and Engineering Complex is helping “Forge the Future” of research at UAB.
  • Mukhtar channels passion for community service into ‘transferring knowledge to the next generation’
    Shahid Mukhtar, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biology, received the 2023 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for his commitment to education, diversity and STEM outreach.
  • UAB faculty receive national recognition for policy leadership
    The Alabama Scholars Strategy Network, co-led by associate professors Peggy Biga, Ph.D., and Peter Jones, Ph.D., received the inaugural Outstanding Chapter Award from the national Scholars Strategy Network.
  • Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship names winners of 2023 Innovation Awards
    Vivek Lal, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UAB Heersink School of Medicine and the founder of both ResBiotic Nutrition and Alveolus Bio, was given the 2023 Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.
  • UAB biology Ph.D. student selected as 2024 John Knauss Marine Policy Fellow
    A UAB doctoral student was recently selected as a 2024 John Knauss Marine Policy Fellow.
  • Haddin Arts and Sciences Forums set for fall 2023
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences is set to host its fall 2023 Haddin Forums.
  • Undergraduate research courses expanding in new science building
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research offers one-year fellowship programs to faculty that aim to “develop exemplary curricular approaches to education.” The programs include Faculty Fellows in Service Learning and Faculty Fellows in Undergraduate Research.
  • CORD Progression: Longtime UAB program helps young students learn–and enjoy–the possibilities of STEM
    Longtime UAB program helps young students learn–and enjoy–the possibilities of STEM.
  • Dragonflies in the dark: An award-winning mentor shares her steps to success
    What’s the secret to mentoring undergraduates in STEM? Biology Associate Professor Sami Raut, Ph.D., who has mentored nearly 40 students and recently earned a national award from the Council on Undergraduate Research, offers six tips.
  • Couples who dream together, stay together: Bangladeshi couple graduates with their Ph.D.s
    This UAB couple traveled seven seas to live their dream of getting quality higher education in the United States and are graduating together with their doctoral degrees this summer. 
  • Cutting-edge cancer research lab opens operations at Pepper Place
    IN8bio has opened a new Birmingham facility, a 10,000-square-foot advanced research and development laboratory in the Martin Biscuit Building at Pepper Place.
  • Biology advisor to receive competitive national award
    Victoria Jones Howard, academic advisor for biology majors up to 74 hours, has been selected as the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding New Advisor – Primary Role.
  • Department of Biology excited about life in a new location
    For more than a year, University of Alabama at Birmingham Ph.D. student Marcelo Barreto Filho headed home from the Department of Biology in Campbell Hall, catching a glimpse that made him smile. His path allowed him to watch the construction progress of the UAB Science and Engineering Complex, which will be the department’s new home beginning this fall.
  • Mekki selected for prestigious Johnson & Johnson internship
    Rising junior and UAB Honors College student Wajiha Mekki was recently selected for a prestigious internship with Johnson & Johnson.
  • Dive in: UAB expert offers safety tips about the reality of swimming in lakes and other natural bodies of water this summer
    UAB expert offers interesting facts about the safety of natural bodies of water as they relate to summer fun.
  • UAB spring 2023 graduate to spend summer in India after being awarded prestigious Critical Language Scholarship
    Arushi Kotru, a spring 2023 UAB graduate, will have the opportunity to spend the summer in India learning Hindi as a recipient of the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship.
  • 4 honored with Provost's Awards for Faculty Excellence
    Jie Gao, Camerron Crowder, Ken Marion and James B. McClintock demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research and education-abroad experiences.
  • Six UAB students awarded NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium scholarships
    Six University of Alabama at Birmingham students have been awarded NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium scholarships.

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