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Kevin Wang of Taiwan joined the UAB School of Health Professions’ biotechnology program as an INTO UAB student in fall 2016, and will receive his master’s degree at commencement Aug. 12.
A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.
Roman Johnson, a first-year Ph.D. student, will travel to Morocco this summer to study Arabic.
A sampling of the varied new season includes Emmylou Harris, Bruce Hornsby, Marc Broussard, Angelique Kidjo, Maceo Parker, dance, family and Salon series, plus free shows by Spanish Harlem Orchestra and Red Baraat.
The 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.
The new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.

Tours like this are transformative experiences, says Director Brian Kittredge. The choir is requesting donations to help make the trip a reality for as many students as possible.

Niyaz has become an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music by blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from the duo’s native Iran and surrounding Persian Gulf countries with rich acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics.
Lynn Hammonds, O.D., a graduate of the UAB School of Optometry, will serve as president of a globally recognized optometry association.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., is one of 100 people named to the community of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.
Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, an Alys Stephens Center favorite, will perform with a six-piece classical ensemble and focus on her album “Home” for her Birmingham performance.
From Holi celebrations to lectures and films, and silk screening workshops to performances by Grammy-nominated artists including Anoushka Shankar and Niyaz featuring Azam Ali, IndiaFest offers a wealth of opportunities in late March and April to experience Indian culture.
UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health hosts global health case competitions for UAB students and students from across the state. Multidisciplinary teams propose innovative recommendations to a global health issue.
GlobalXplorer is a citizen science archaeology platform that's "Indiana Jones meets Google Earth." The platform was created in collaboration with the National Geographic Society and DigitalGlobe.
A group of 65 students and three faculty members will travel to Milan, Pisa, Florence and Rome, where they will tour the cities and march in the parade, which draws tens of thousands to celebrate and receive the Pope’s New Year’s Day blessing.
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