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Our mission is to advance new research and educational paradigms that expand the disciplinary boundaries of the past, solve the grand challenge research problems most important for science and pressing for society, develop creative and compassionate problem solvers and life-long learners, and facilitate an inclusive environment where every faculty, student, postdoc, and staff can succeed. Click below to find out how we do it.


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  • UAB’s 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiatives
    UAB’s strategic planning continues to blaze its path to improve more lives by leveraging construction projects that include new and enhanced facilities across the institution, blooming green spaces and art installations.
  • Two UAB physics graduates selected for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
    Two UAB Department of Physics graduates have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
  • Innovative REU program continues to engage students from across the country
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham continues to host its long-running National Science Foundation—Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.