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UAB brings scientists and community leaders together to tackle the serious issues surrounding food insecurity.

Seven UAB students were selected to attend WE22, the world’s largest conference for women in technology and engineering.

The ArtBLINK Gala features local artists who create original works of art in the “blink of an eye,” and raises funds for the O’Neal Fund for Excellence.
UAB’s cybersecurity program prepares graduates for careers in the high-demand field.
Participate in UAB Community Month, attend a commemoration celebration Jan. 13 or volunteer for community outreach through MLK’s Beloved Community on Jan. 16.
A new Biomedical Research and Psychology Building — made possible by a $76 million federal appropriation — received stage 1 approval from the UA System Board of Trustees.
StormReady status from the NWS demonstrates UAB’s proactive approach to preparation for extreme weather events.
Fulbright alumni have achieved distinction in many fields, including Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes and head of state or government.
Study abroad class lands UAB student high awards for documentary.
Individuals with myopia have an abnormally elongated eyeball, which causes blurry vision at distance and stretching of the tissues at the back of the eye, leading to a lifelong risk of irreversible vision loss.
Meeting in freshman year at UAB, engaged history majors Sydney Richardson and Caleb Randall are now set to graduate and walk together Dec. 10.
Nicholas Cayce spent more than 30 years on a stage or in a studio. On Dec. 9, he will graduate from UAB and begin his new career as a nurse.
Countless faculty, staff, students and partners contributed to the CAEP accreditation efforts by designing assessment instruments, analyzing processes and data, and writing the required report.
At least 1,270 students will walk in two commencement exercises this fall at UAB. 
A heritage Spanish speaker, Gracemarie Cepero Lopez graduates from UAB and wants to use her skills as a medical interpreter on her path to medical school.
UAB’s TRIP Lab was awarded $125,000 in grants from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Honda and State Farm to continue educating young drivers across the state of Alabama.
For two decades, UAB’s SafeZone has been training and educating faculty, staff and students on LGBTQ+ identity and social justice.
At this event, UAB Community Eye Care provides free comprehensive eye exams and glasses to qualified participants.
With dozens of degree programs catering to students wishing to complete coursework online, UAB Online received a national recognition for its commitment to online learning.
A student accounting organization has been nationally recognized for leading with excellence and ethics on campus.
Terry also won the Social Change, Talent and Spirit awards, earning a total of $3,300 in scholarships.
The university continues its five-year streak of record growth in research and development.  
The Heersink School of Medicine has achieved eight years of accreditation — the highest level available for medical schools across the U.S. — by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous two-year process.
UAB students read books to children at Tuggle Elementary School to help increase their reading literacy through the community service program Blazers Read.
Math Kangaroo’s mission is to make kids fall in love with math by introducing them to new problem-solving strategies and building their critical thinking skills.
UAB’s research and reputation land it among the top institutions in the world.
The UAB School of Nursing continues its efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. The American Association for Men in Nursing recognized these efforts by naming the school as one of the best for men pursuing a professional nursing career.
Jim Parsons, an Alabamian and registered organ donor, helped further donation and xenotransplant when his family donated his body upon death for a groundbreaking scientific study conducted at UAB earlier this year.
This is the fifth consecutive year that UAB has been named a Diversity Champion and received the HEED award.
UAB’s Blazer Male Excellence Network, BMEN, honored by Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and City Council for 15 years of service.
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