The National Alumni Society Scholarship Run will have options for a 5K and 10K, along with a non-running option. More than $55,000 was raised in last year’s virtual race.
The Department of Psychology has named Christopher Henrich, Ph.D., as the new department chair. He will begin his role in August.
American Cancer Society Emergency Lodging grants focus on addressing unmet lodging needs of cancer patients, particularly vulnerable populations experiencing an unequal burden of cancer.
Donations for Giving Day will make an impact on UAB’s efforts to fight COVID-19, care for pediatric trafficking survivors, support students, provide dental, medical and eye care to those in need, and more.
Jones has attended the Sundance Film Festival for more than 20 years and uses his experiences to spark students’ analytical skills in film studies classes at UAB.
Quitting smoking and vaping can reduce the severity of illness caused by COVID-19.
The list was made by a group that aspires to bolster and increase diversity across all scientific fields, promote retention through the “leaky academic pipeline,” and broaden academic and industrial awareness of diversity and inclusion.
See the pandemic from artists’ points of view with a new exhibition featuring works of art created by Department of Art and Art History faculty and staff.
UAB business honors student Dipal Patel has been accepted to present her research about the demographics of Fortune 500 companies.
The new program, co-led by Scott Batey, Ph.D., MSW, will give study participants living with HIV individualized, strengths-based case management from a community health worker.
The CDC has updated guidelines to support wearing two masks, as well as saying nitrile medical gloves should not be used unless medically necessary.
Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at UAB, explains what will lead to herd immunity and why it is important to remain vigilant in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
From Feb. 22 to 26, UAB is waiving application fees for graduating high school and transfer students.
UAB experts explain why women should not have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine’s impacting their fertility goals.

Preclinical tests at UAB last year showed potent systemic and mucosal immune responses in mice after a single intranasal dose. The vaccine candidate was developed by Maryland-based Altimmune Inc.

The Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s program in the UAB Department of Physics has been recognized as a Top 25 Best Online program by The Bachelor’s Degree Center.
Mieke Beth Thomeer, Ph.D., has received a nearly $1.3 million grant to study midlife health disparities related to motherhood.
A new course, “Holding Space: Power of Storytelling in Medicine,” teaches medical students to see patients as storytellers and experts about their own lives.
To date, 33 percent of vaccine doses administered by UAB have gone to underrepresented communities, with almost 21 percent to Black Alabamians.
A UAB researcher has received a grant to develop novel, single-cell tools for studying microbial population genetics.