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Shawn Galin, Ph.D., trains health care providers using standardized patients — trained to portray patients exhibiting signs of disease and injury — through UAB’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation.
For the 21st year of Into the Streets, a student-led day of service at UAB, 84 volunteers gave a combined 168 hours of service, working at 12 sites with seven community partners, while safeguarding against COVID-19.
Due to availability and scheduling issues around standardized testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, UAB will be a test-optional institution for applicants through fall 2021.
Compete in the yard sign decoration contest, look for clues in the Blazer Hustle Social Media Hunt, paint your own Blaze masterpiece, enjoy the traditional pancakes and karaoke, and tune in to the virtual parade.
UAB Upward Bound students participated in a Birmingham Bar Foundation virtual “Resolve to Solve” series this summer, which helped them learn effective conflict resolution skills.
UAB will participate in the #SharetheMicNow campaign, to magnify Black women in communities across the country and the important work they are doing.
The HEED Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus; UAB is the only institution in Alabama to be honored with the annual award.
UAB will conduct a national search to replace retiring Allen Bolton as senior vice president for Finance and Administration.
A new process for sanitizing buses — which exceeds CDC guidance for sanitization — will be used on UAB’s Blazer Express, making it Groome Transportation’s first fleet to receive the advanced technology.
Science, medical sociology, health communication, foreign language, and the social and behavioral sciences are crucial at this time of a pandemic and protests, says new College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., who begins her tenure at UAB on Aug. 1.
UAB, one of 24 colleges and universities selected from across the United States, has been awarded the grant from the U.S. Department of State.
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