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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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  • The Astronomy Club at UAB connects science and the stars with the community
    You could say that the stars aligned just right for the Astronomy Club at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Open to all majors, the club was approved in January 2023, and Michelle Wooten, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Physics, serves as the faculty advisor.
  • UAB expands research courses thanks to new $76 million science building
    The unveiling of the new Science and Engineering Complex is helping “Forge the Future” of research at UAB.
  • New degree programs offer more options for Blazers
    The new degree programs provide students with even more options to learn from world-renowned faculty and researchers.