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Students who study Japanese language might be drawn by their affinities for subcultures such as anime and manga, but it offers more than accessible entertainment, says Yumi Takamiya, assistant professor in the Department of Foreign Language and Literatures.

When Christina Rodriguez, Ph.D., was in high school, she volunteered at a child abuse shelter. “I saw a baby in a body cast,” she recalls, “and I said, ‘I need to do something to stop this.’”

An American art history professor could help India preserve some historic religious sculpture and architecture. 

The metals industry built Birmingham after the Civil War, and biomedical research at UAB helped save the Magic City after the American steel industry collapsed a century later. Now, a UAB physicist is working on a project that ties these two economic pillars together — using DNA.

The Student Social Work Organization sponsored a 10-year-old girl who loves Disney princesses.

A hard-hitting documentary, “Ordinary Savage,” takes an in-depth look at the origins of violence and how humans get their feelings hurt.

Olivio J. Clay, Ph.D., will join the television show “Second Opinion” alongside three caregivers to discuss treatment and care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.

Federally funded research expenditures for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Psychology increased by 12 percent from 2016-2017, totaling more than $4.9 million.

Feeding the pipeline of Birmingham startups is a priority at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is celebrating the latest cohort of student entrepreneurs.

The American Chemical Society student chapter at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has been selected to receive an Outstanding award by its parent ACS organization.

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