UAB’s masters of Accountancy and Science in Management Information Systems rank highly among those singled out by U.S. News & World Report.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., is a dedicated teacher, researcher and mentor who equips people with the knowledge and competencies to make the world a better place for all.
UAB is one of 51 universities nationally and the only one in Alabama to be classified for its high research activity and community engagement.
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.

The lecture by Laverne Cox has been postponed due to her filming schedule with the new CBS legal drama "Doubt."

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Laverne Cox of “Orange is the New Black” will speak at UAB during its 2015 Lecture Series.

Roadmap of early differentiation genes points to key role for dmrt1 in how the egg incubation temperature determines the sex of a hatchling.
Neuroradiologist Robert Kessler, M.D., is using UAB’s powerful cyclotron to develop imaging tests that reveal changes caused by depression, addiction, Parkinson’s disease and more.
Recognizing the importance of shared governance and inclusion in institutional decision-making, UAB President Ray L. Watts shared several actions aimed to encourage input from the UAB community and improve the dialogue that must happen for UAB’s continued success.
Dunn previously served as vice president of the ACNM, an organization that leads the nursing profession to establish midwifery as a standard of care.
Weekly challenges offer hands-on experience breaking barriers to innovation.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
January 07, 2015

Evolution revolution

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evolution revolutionLee Meadows is leading an evolution revolution. The School of Education professor has developed strategies to help classroom teachers approach the sensitive subject, using lesson plans that emphasize scientific understanding, but not belief. Take a closer look at his ideas, which have drawn attention from the Smithsonian and educators nationwide, in UAB Magazine.
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
Join in a community sewing project to create large quilts that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.
mix scansNeurologist Hassan Fathallah-Shaykh, M.D., Ph.D., is deploying a new weapon in the war on cancer: mathematical theory. His sophisticated models of tumor growth are predicting new insights on cancer behavior — and could eventually guide treatment decisions.
Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” on Jan. 13.
Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.
Thirty honors students and faculty traveled to the National Collegiate Honors Council in November.
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Sigma Kappa, Kappa Delta sororities and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity among new Greek organizations coming to UAB campus.
Tyson will perform a program of works by Dutilleux, Mozart and Chopin in the intimate setting of ArtPlay’s parlor, presented by the Alys Stephens Center.
Computer and Information Sciences researchers introduce a secure framework for protecting users while employing apps accessing location information.
School of Nursing dean receives second appointment from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014.
Mohammad Khaled, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award to develop and improve research and teaching efforts in India related to Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
December 17, 2014

Wisdom of the ages

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Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
Sergey Mirov, UAB’s fifth NAI fellow, creates novel lasers and finds new applications for them.
Clinic will field an interdisciplinary team to help ensure access to care for city’s most vulnerable patients.
UAB’s Jessica Merlin is recognized as an inspirational leader for her work managing chronic pain in patients with HIV.
Nersessian performed Jan. 25, and Lugansky will perform March 21. Both are sought-after artists of the highest caliber, says UAB’s Yakov Kasman.
UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
An estimated 1,100 students will walk in UAB’s two commencement ceremonies, and 73 will receive their doctoral hoods this fall.
December 04, 2014

Journey to the edge

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After 22 Antarctic journeys, UAB biologist Jim McClintock is practically a local. Between scientific expeditions, he leads cruises to the icy continent, offering Alabamians a peek inside polar research labs and highlighting the impact of climate change on the majestic landscape. Five travelers share life-changing moments from their trips with McClintock in UAB Magazine.
A new UAB study reports on a potential new treatment for frontotemporal dementia, the second most common type after Alzheimer’s disease.
What’s the secret to develop a successful new medical device? A great idea — and a strong team, says Robert Hergenrother, Ph.D., director of AIMTech. Find out how the UAB-Southern Research Institute partnership plans to accelerate innovations in patient care in The Mix, UAB’s research blog.
Addressing the financial impact of a changing NCAA landscape, the UAB Athletic Department’s strategic plan establishes investment priorities and announces the final seasons for football, bowling and rifle will be in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
The Essentials with Branford Marsalis and Cirque Alys II with Australia’s Sway Poles are just two of this season’s inspired new ASC shows. Tickets go on sale Dec. 12.


Manuscripts penned by the late James Pittman, longtime dean of the School of Medicine at UAB, are the basis for a biography of Tinsley Harrison.
Be the first to see the fifth season-opening episode of “Downton Abbey” presented Dec. 14, by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
The UAB School of Nursing will partner in a $2.24 million grant that aims to provide young breast cancer survivors the support they need.

UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.

In this retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, all the beloved characters appear to help Scrooge in his journey toward redemption and enlightenment.

New International Journal of Obesity paper offers an algorithm to more accurately predict body weight change outcomes.

Mixed-media, design and sculptural works by Department of Art and Art History students Rob Clifton, Alejandra Garbutt and Nathan Truitt will be on display Dec. 1-13.

The manufacturer of a new medication for Rett syndrome studied at UAB is encouraged by the drug’s performance.

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