Krishan Chawla, Ph.D., professor in the UAB Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is the recipient of the 2011 Educator Award from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).
The award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to education in metallurgical engineering and/or materials science and engineering. Chawla will be formally presented with his award at a dinner in San Diego, Calif., during the 140th TMS Annual Meeting in March 2011.
Among 1 percent, UAB Collat School of Business maintains accounting and business accreditationUAB is among the 1 percent of schools worldwide to have accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.posted 4 days ago 359 viewsUAB cardiologists named as elite members of Cardiology Today’s Next Gen InnovatorsThe husband and wife duo serve as faculty in the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease.posted 3 days ago 403 viewsAlabama, Auburn and UAB athletic team physicians to provide insight into concussion research at April symposiumOngoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.posted 5 days ago 1696 viewsUAB Department of Art and Art History students present community-focused projects based in the artsThe winning entries will be displayed in the Global Eye Exhibition, which opens Friday, April 21, in the new UAB INTO space located in the Sterne Library.
Spring commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding at UAB on April 29At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
- Event Date April 21
Steele named AOA’s Optometric Educator of the YearA UAB optometrist has been recognized for outstanding leadership to students by the American Optometric Association.posted 9 days ago 532 viewsUAB Chosen for 2018-2020 Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement DisordersA committee selected by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research awarded UAB and four other centers as Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders sites-posted 10 days ago 721 viewsUAB named to elite list of nation’s top public collegesHighest marks went to schools with highly selective admissions processes, strong retention and graduation rates, and other benchmarks.posted 17 days ago 1899 viewsUAB names Sean Murray as new director of the Marching BlazersSean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May. He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.posted 19 days ago 7615 viewsUAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates grand opening of new operating roomsUAB Callahan Eye hospital is home to one of only two level one ocular trauma centers in the United States.posted 20 days ago 2921 viewsUnique Converse designs created by Birmingham students come to life this week with UAB Department of Art and Art HistoryUAB Department of Art and Art History students and faculty will help the students bring their one-of-a-kind designs to life during two workshops. The shoes will be auctioned at the Growing Kings Chucks & Tux fundraiser.posted 26 days ago 2122 viewsWorks by UAB art students to be featured with instructor Jenny Fine’s live performance event, “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind”During the presentation of “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind,” Department of Art and Art History students from Jenny Fine’s class The Collected Narrative will have their own collaborative installations on view.
- Event Date April 29
This weekend’s TEDxBirmingham will have UAB flavorBevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.
- Event Date April 7
UAB Department of Art and Art History partners with Sloss Furnaces and 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices, April 5-8Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
- Event Date March 25
Parcak named to Young Global Leaders Class of 2017Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., is one of 100 people named to the community of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.posted a while back 1707 viewsRussell set to release third novel in “Mackie” McKay series March 21UAB Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician adds an audiobook feature with his latest release, which explores the power of pharmaceutical companies in this frightening medical thriller.posted a while back 1738 viewsCentor receives Robert J. Glaser Award from Society for General Internal MedicineA longtime UAB physician, educator and administrator has been honored with a major award from the Society for General Internal Medicine.posted a while back 1375 viewsUAB graduate and professional programs highly ranked by U.S. News & World ReportSeveral UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.posted a while back 2575 viewsEnnis receives early career publication awardRobin Ennis, Ph.D., has been recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children Division of Research for her work involving children with emotional and behavioral disorders.posted a while back 2076 viewsUAB named Center of Comprehensive MS CareThe National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.posted a while back 3539 views
- Event Date April 5