For many families, the daily routine established during the previous school year was likely interrupted by beach trips, summer camp and other travels. With the start of a new school year right around the corner, daily routines are about to change once again.

The transition from summer break back to school can be tough for everyone; but for families of children with special needs, Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Education, says concerns about the back-to-school transition can be even more intensified.

Rachel Daniel, undergraduate academic advisor in the School of Education, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit by NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising.

University of Alabama at Birmingham alumna and Georgia native Heather Simpson has been selected for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.

The word "survivor" means many things to many people, but for 24-year-old Rashad Hayes it's one more opportunity to make a difference in someone else's life.

Whether it’s sharing the story of his poverty-stricken childhood or his experience with homelessness or his battle with cancer while in college, the Enterprise, Alabama, native knows what it means to be a survivor.

More than 1,000 people seeking low-cost mental health services have been served by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Community Counseling Clinic since its creation in 2011.

The UAB School of Education Community Counseling Clinic is offering parenting skills group counseling. Join with other parents in a supportive environment and learn about topics such as parenting styles and responsibilities, understanding stages of childhood, exploring the role of self-esteem, and promoting positive behavior.