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The University of Alabama at Birmingham is defined by its people — our students, faculty and staff whose innovative work improves lives in Birmingham, the state and around the world. Birmingham boasts a diverse, international flavor.

Find your new favorite food at one of our James Beard-recognized restaurants, experience new heights at the Vulcan statue atop Red Mountain, cheer on your favorite baseball team at the Regions Field ballpark, or sit back and enjoy the view at the award-winning Railroad Park. UAB has transformed Birmingham into a nexus of medicine, business, research and development with a thriving arts and cultural scene.

You may know it as the birthplace of the steel movement, but this Magic City has grown into a charming Southern city with a buzzing urban center — and UAB is right in the middle of it.