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  • 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.
  • Lacey Johnson wins 2024 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    The competition is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions. Johnson, captain of the UAB Blazerettes, also won the Spirit Award.
  • 2024 Mr. and Ms. UAB are John Goodman and Natalie Vital
    Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions presented by the UAB National Alumni Society.
  • 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.
  • From labs to operating rooms: My SHPEP summer of healthcare exploration
    My name is Jada Williams, and I am a junior majoring in public health with minors in chemistry and art studio. This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to be an intern with the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • How one UAB student is using her passion for the environment to create practical solutions for the future
    University of Alabama at Birmingham student Margaret Birks is researching how methane can be used as a more economically and environmentally friendly energy source for low-income and rural communities.  
  • Department of Energy awards nearly $1.75 million to two UAB early career scientists
    From cancer to supercomputing, UAB researchers will make an impact across disciplines using the grant from the Department of Energy.
  • “I want to save a million lives.” UAB spring 2023 graduate set to start Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training with the National Institutes of Health.
    Jeydi Gonzalez-Guzman, a spring 2023 graduate of the UAB Department of Chemistry, was recently awarded a post-baccalaureate position with the NIH.
  • The teacher becomes the student: UAB Chemistry Ph.D. graduate set to research microplastics in Hawaii as a postdoctoral fellow
    Initially set on education, a UAB chemistry Ph.D. graduate is letting his first passion fuel his next adventure as he sets off to Hawaii for a postdoctoral fellowship.
  • ‘It’s been more than eye-opening’: UAB Ph.D. graduate acknowledges the culture shock of coming to America and the new view of his future he gained from it
    Maksim Dolmat is a 29-year-old international student who will be graduating from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a doctorate in chemistry Aug. 11.
  • A glimpse of how I am turning my passion for the environment into a practical solution
    In this guest article, NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Recipient Margaret Birks shares her goal of creating clean, no waste energy sources for communities in need.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • UAB piano student Mary Elisa Wagner wins at AMTA State Concerto auditions
    The Alabama Music Teachers Association named Wagner the winner in the prestigious College Concerto category, and she will now perform at the AMTA state conference.
  • UAB sophomore awarded prestigious government scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship provides sophomore students with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management and education activities.
  • UAB couple individually place first in undergraduate research categories at the 100th annual Alabama Academy of Science Conference
    Dating since October of 2021, UAB juniors Burnett and Criswell placed first in their respective research categories at the 100th annual Alabama Academy of Science Conference.
  • Easy and quick binding of targeting molecule and radiotracer to drug nanocarrier for cancer therapy
    This is the first example of a chelator-free-radiolabeled polymersome capable of a long-term multiday positron emission tomography, or PET, imaging study in vivo.
  • 3 UAB chemists break down their formulas for fighting cancer
    New treatments emerging from the labs in the Department of Chemistry rely on split-second timing, tiny cargo bubbles and supercomputer-powered predictions.
  • Kharlampieva named recipient of the 2022 Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction
    Eugenia Kharlampieva’s commitment to high-caliber diabetes and cancer research using polymer chemistry has earned her recognition as the 2022 Ireland Prize recipient.
  • Emma Terry wins 2023 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    Terry also won the Social Change, Talent and Spirit awards, earning a total of $3,300 in scholarships.

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