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  • Atoms, Engineers, and Reactors: My Journey at UAB
    Logan Alexander Burnett, a graduating senior majoring in physics and minoring in mechanical engineering, chemistry, and mathematics, shares his UAB experience in this personal reflection.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Haddin Arts & Sciences Forums set for spring 2024
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences is set to host its spring 2024 Haddin Forums.
  • Passion and purpose: Physics student combines his love of music and science at UAB
    A UAB physics student is combining his love of music with the complexity of science to one day change the world through acoustics.
  • Phillips brings creativity to Department of Mathematics
    Sometimes, when planning a future career, people need a mentor or a friend to give them a thoughtful nudge or an encouraging word to pursue their dreams and true interests. For Tricia Phillips, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Mathematics, it was an advanced placement (AP) calculus teacher who told her she could become a college-level mathematics instructor despite her doubts.
  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Odaibos are ready to give back
    Drs. Stephen and Lisa Odaibo have dedicated their lives to medicine and helping others. They are also passionate about education—perhaps that’s why they have a combined six college degrees between the two of them.
  • Physics graduate finds passion for space, studying coronal mass ejections thanks to UAB mentorship
    For one UAB student, a passion for physics can help keep the Earth safe from space weather events.
  • Department of Mathematics Hosts 19th Annual Math Talent Search Contest
    The contest is motivated by the desire to help in the development of the next generation of mathematical talent in Alabama.
  • UAB Mathematics to host site for 2023 Math Kangaroo competition
    Math Kangaroo’s mission is to make kids fall in love with math by introducing them to new problem-solving strategies and building their critical thinking skills.
  • Wickman believes math is for everyone
    For Lauren Wickman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, calculus is far more than numbers and equations.
  • Mayer finds opportunities to innovate
    If you step into a class taught by John Mayer, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Mathematics, you will hear very little lecturing. Instead, you are likely to witness an engaging environment where students do most of the talking.
  • 2022 Padma Award recipients named
    The Padma Award recognizes UAB faculty, staff and students who go the extra mile in support of underrepresented populations.

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