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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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  • Leap year 2024: Why do we have an extra day this February?
    A UAB physics expert breaks down the details and history of why we recognize the Gregorian calendar leap year.
  • 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.
  • 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.