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Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades. 

Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.

Intrepid students are exchanging their textbooks for a world atlas, studying sustainability in the Netherlands, Spanish in Costa Rica—even marine ecology in Antarctica. UAB Education Abroad students and faculty describe the life-changing thrill of travel and share the discoveries and insights they have brought home.

Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly. 

Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

To celebrate the center’s first 20 years, and in preparation for the next decade, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center builds a new vision for the arts in Birmingham.

UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides tips for college students experiencing homesickness.

The Master of Public Health and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine dual-degree program aims to equip veterinary professionals with a public health perspective.

A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.

A wearable cloud make the design of mobile and wearable devices simple, inexpensive and lightweight by having mobile device users tap into the resources of the wearable cloud, instead of relying solely on the capabilities of their mobile hardware. 

Kelly Mitchell and Sarah Urdaneta will earn degrees from the UAB School of Nursing and walk together in UAB’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 13. 

The unique new program, in collaboration with the UAB schools of Medicine and the Public Health, will prepare future social workers for in-demand jobs by focusing on health and behavioral health using an innovative model of evidence-based education.  

The 186 members of the UAB School of Medicine Class of 2020 will receive their symbolic white coats at a ceremony Aug. 14.

UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
As a Cramer Morgan Fellow, Joy Barros will receive full tuition and additional funding for travel related to her research, which she hopes will improve drug prevention and intervention programs on college campuses.
The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
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