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UAB's David Freedman, M.D., a professor of infectious diseases and a leading expert on international medicine and emerging diseases, discusses the Zika virus, touching on who is at risk, how to prevent infection and the likelihood of an United States outbreak.
Shanquela Williams, junior social work major, will spend the spring semester in Ghana as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya creates works concerned with the complexity of human experience that reflect on questions of ethics and authenticity and allude to memory, loss, exile, love and longing.
With significant implications to its student enrollment and economic impact in the region, UAB’s partnership with INTO University Partnerships will increase access for international students to one of the nation’s most diverse college campuses.
Association for German-Italian Friendship recognizes Sarah Parcak for archaeological discoveries made using infrared satellite imaging.

UAB students will present two celebrations of Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights, and both will include performances, food, cultural education and community service.

The fun kicks off with Japanese dance troupe Enra on Oct. 18, followed by a three-day celebration featuring arts and culture from three countries each day Oct. 19-21. Cantina food truck will be on-site.
Theatre UAB commissioned playwright Robert Earl Price to write a play instead of hosting a competition for the Ruby Lloyd Apsey Play Search. The free reading will feature a talkback with the playwright.
UAB junior Aleksandra Kasman outplayed 33 talented pianists to win first place at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival.

A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.

“Transformations” is part of a three-exhibition celebration by AEIVA, Celebrating the Human Spirit: 50 Years After the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top CAS priorities include undergraduate program development, and recruitment, retention and graduation; building a new College of Arts and Sciences building and renovating Campbell Hall; and growing leadership and personnel.
The conference will feature lectures and panel discussions on innovation education in topics such as informatics, executive education, health care delivery, insurance, technology, global health and nursing management
Celebrate spring with the ASC and see Australia’s Sway Poles free each day during a three-day residency culminating in a circus arts showcase and grand-finale community performance.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.
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