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  • 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.
  • UAB-developed app keeps pedestrians safe and is cost-effective, study shows
    New study indicates that StreetBit has the potential to save millions of dollars annually and reduce pedestrian injuries by implementing such programs on a larger scale.
  • New grad says “nothing more gratifying” than hunting cyberthreats
    Curiosity led Jenna Taer to the Computer Forensics Research Lab — and on to a master’s degree in cybersecurity. Then a major industry scholarship let her network with CEOs in a field she loves.
  • 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.
  • One for the Books: 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members published or edited books in 2022
    In 2022, 22 faculty members published or edited 20 books across the Arts and Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • Seven students receive 2023 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Students
    Every academic year, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences receives departmental nominations for the Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Students and Outstanding Graduate Students. The dean’s selection committee gives these awards to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students in the College who have made significant contributions to the UAB community.
  • UAB’s master’s in cybersecurity named best in the country by Fortune
    UAB’s cybersecurity program prepares graduates for careers in the high-demand field.

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