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Limiting neuroinflammation may represent a promising new approach to treat neurological diseases driven by neuroinflammation, such as stroke, spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain.
Free, fun activities from UAB’s arts organizations will feature both virtual and in-person events, from lunch and learns to family days, dance performance, spoken word and coloring nights.
John K. Moore Jr., Ph.D., has been awarded the 2021 Prize for Research on the Road to Santiago and Pilgrimages for his 2020 book, which is both a critical study and scholarly translation of the case.
In teaching the Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals course at UAB, María Antonia Anderson de la Torre, Ph.D., wanted to work with a text that in addition to language skills also portrayed racial and cultural diversity.
A UAB College of Arts and Sciences alumna has been named the 12th Alabama state poet laureate.
UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will host “Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” exploring the work of imprisoned artists and the centrality of incarceration to contemporary art and culture, on view from Sept. 17-Dec. 11.
Roy Lightner, MFA, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre, has received the Dorothy Schwartz Outstanding Educator Award.
Six students from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences will have their films shown at the 23rd annual Sidewalk Film Festival from Aug. 23-29.
UAB’s Sarah O’Kelley, Ph.D., has successfully renewed a $3.6 million grant from the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilites.
“Godspell,” Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” “Noises Off,” an original play by a Theatre UAB alumna, and “The SpongeBob Musical” are set for the 2021-22 season.
Legendary musician Greg Phillinganes and UAB’s Reginald Jackson will lead the student ensemble and work with UAB University Professor Henry Panion III, Ph.D., who is artistic director of the 2022 World Games.

Research by Sylvie Mrug, Ph.D., will study how early life stress contributes to health disparities within different age groups.  

Students in a special topics course called “Art and Exercise” in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History spent the summer developing art projects inspired by sports, fitness and exercise.
Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D., will educate professionals in India on the ethical use of technology and its implications in the developing world.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

After pursuing a degree piecemeal for 33 years, Jonathan Perz followed the footsteps of both his wife and his daughter to obtain a bachelor’s degree from UAB, becoming the family’s third UAB alumnus.
The “Chop Shop” is for students on snare, tenors or bass drum. The one-day clinic will feature a full day of technique building, including a session with the 2021 UAB Drumline.
Public relations student Tehreem Khan is the first member of the PRSSA chapter at UAB to receive this sought-after scholarship from the national society, for her academic achievements. The award is given to just two students each year.
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