""Biomedical Engineering Undergrads Featured in UAB Magazine Cover Story

Paige Severino and Ali El-Husari want to change the lives of people who wear ostomy bags. That may sound like an unusual pursuit for college students, but Severino and El-Husari aren't your typical undergraduates.

Members of the UAB Science and Technology Honors Program, the two are also participants in UAB Solution Studios—a new forum for clinical innovation that pairs health professionals with students in STEM fields to develop creative solutions for everyday problems affecting patient care.


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Small giving, large impact

Small giving, large impact

Gifts of amounts as much as $1,000 can make a tremendous impact in the life of a student in need, and one UAB donor is working to make that a reality.

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Materials engineering team develops process to make implants safer

Materials engineering team develops process to make implants safer

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UAB has developed a new plasma-enabled process that could limit the proliferation of toxins from implants into a patient’s bloodstream. The team, led by Vinoy Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME), recently published its findings in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

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Millen, Newman earn SMART Scholarships from the U.S. Department of Defense

Millen, Newman earn SMART Scholarships from the U.S. Department of Defense

Engineering students Nicholas Millen and Zachary Newman have each been awarded a Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship by the U.S. Department of Defense. The awards will provide the students with full tuition for up to five years, in addition to mentorship, summer internships, a stipend, and full-time employment after graduation.

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