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Laura Gasque

Laura Gasque

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Digital Media Producer

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Writes and produces stories for UAB News and social sites, including UAB This Week, a weekly recap of happenings around campus.

This week at UAB was all about movement — the new Intramural Sports Complex opened, the Smart Cities Readiness Workshop convened to discuss transportation and public safety and the Marching Blazers got back in action.
This week at UAB, a general offers advice on leadership to ROTC cadets, football fans forge a win-win partnership to support prostate cancer research and a call for volunteers goes out to help build UAB's fifth Habitat House
This week is about superlatives: The best health care. The newest athletic facilities. And a marketing campaign that explains our proudest achievements.
This week is all about progress: Opening of the new UAB Police headquarters, mixing personal medicine and politics and revealing the beauty of Collat's "Steps to Success."
This week is all about making strides. The UAB Kidney Chain passed 100 transplants. Students showcased their work in the summer EXPO. And football fans got a peek inside the upcoming season.
This week, high school students learn how to be cyber detectives, WBRC FOX6 pays it forward to an artist-in-residence on campus and two online degrees earn honors.
This week, a common blood pressure drug is revealed to be an effective therapy for Type I diabetes, a team from NSF is helping faculty and staff better understand how to commercialize their technology and work on the new intramural fields is nearly complete.
This week is all about a promising new viral immunotherapy for brain tumors in children. Plus, 18 new electric vehicle-charging stations have come to campus, and UAB's EITD contract with NASA has doubled to $50 million. See it online. All in one video.
This week, UAB experts weighed in on the FDA's approval of cannabis-based drug CBD for epilepsy treatment. Plus, UAB Athletics is rolling out a new tailgating experience for the upcoming football season. And, remember, safety first when enjoying fireworks this July 4.
This week is all about the magic of music, getting on the right track, coming together as one and winning one for the team. See it online.
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