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  • Toast the success of businesses owned or managed by UAB graduates on June 13
    The UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 program, presented by the UAB National Alumni Society, each year recognizes the fastest-growing and most successful businesses owned or managed by UAB graduates.
  • From classrooms to corporations: Computer science graduate makes a pioneering impact and has a promising future in technology
    Moolchandani is also a DJ, which is not a mere hobby but a commitment that complements her academic pursuits in computer science as she blends her passion for both technology and music through this role.
  • Documentaries created by UAB media studies students to premiere at the McWane Science Center IMAX Theatre, April 24
    UAB Media Studies students learn how to make documentary films focusing on communities and issues they care about in a semester.
  • New Informatics Research Center to focus on artificial intelligence
    A new artificial intelligence center will bring more discovery in the field to UAB.
  • NaphCare Charitable Foundation invests in computer science at UAB
    “UAB continues to be an incubator for technological talent within Alabama. This scholarship underscores our dedication to expanding opportunities for future generations,” said Brad Cain, chief executive officer for the NaphCare Charitable Foundation.
  • UAB Computer Science students earn big wins at Alabama’s largest hackathon
    UAB students secured the top spot at Auburn Hacks with a resume feedback website and the best use of MongoDB award, showcasing their interdisciplinary, real-world application of class knowledge.
  • UAB student team ranks first in statewide entrepreneurship competition
    A team of UAB students recently won $10,000 and first place in the statewide entrepreneurship competition, Innovate Alabama: Entrepreneurship Hackathon.
  • College of Arts and Sciences hosts retreat on artificial intelligence
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences hosted a half-day research retreat focused on artificial intelligence at the UAB Alumni House.
  • Rheumatologists launch free phone-based app for patients with lupus
    The MyLupus app is a patient-friendly, patient-focused decision-aid tool for people from all backgrounds with moderate to severe lupus.
  • Wagner connects students with clients in capstone course
    Amber Wagner, Ph.D., wants her students to apply their learning in the real world. She teaches a senior capstone course in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Computer Science that requires seniors to work with real clients in the Birmingham community.
  • 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.
  • New computer science certificate emphasizes need to stay awake about AI
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Computer Science is helping current tech professionals and students in the field learn how to defend against cyber-attacks with artificial intelligence.
  • Demystifying GPU
    Do you ever wonder what kind of computer ChatGPT runs on? Do you know how the world’s top supercomputer was built to achieve the computing power of the human brain? Do you know much about the key technology that’s made deep learning thrive in the past 10 years?
  • Driven by passion for technology, computer science student lands internship at Amazon
    Interning at Amazon this summer as an operations manager, Neha Moolchandani developed skills in data visualization, statistical modeling and project management, while collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • 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.
  • NSF awards $2.6 million grant to UAB computer science expert for furthering research on scalable declarative AI languages
    The project will empower a wide range of users to implement the next generation of genomic analysis, smart querying of medical literature, neuro-symbolic AI with stochastic reasoning, graph analytics, software verification tasks and security auditing.
  • 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. 
  • $4.6 million NSF grant awarded to UAB Department of Computer Science; largest grant in its history
    UAB is one of the seven institutions receiving multimillion renewal funding to advance its Cyber Corps program. The grant will support an integrated curriculum for training master’s students in both cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
  • The Aldrich family is determined to make a difference
    While growing up in Oak Grove, Alabama, Adam Aldrich was determined to become a computer programmer. Although the computer science resources were limited in his hometown, he still found creative ways to build his skills.
  • How to protect yourself from travel scams
    Being cautious with personal data, sticking to reputable websites, verifying email senders and webpage URLs, using VPN for Wi-Fi access points, not using public cellphone chargers, and refraining from disclosing location information on social media can help minimize travel scams.

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