Using the correct sunscreen — especially during the summer months — is vital to help prevent skin issues now and in the future.
Students enrolled in higher education institutions can apply for the third installment of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Requirements for eligibility have changed, allowing more students to receive funding.

Students in third, fourth and fifth grades can attend the Happy Healthy Hard Elementary Summer Camp now through July 9.

Arnoldo Vasquez Hernandez was pinned under an oak tree that fell on his house during a tornado in January 2021, requiring a rare, in-the-field amputation. After being fitted for a prosthetic leg, he is now able to take his first steps in nearly five months.
Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study epigenetic contribution to the excess risk of a precursor of multiple myeloma in African Americans.
Seth Hubbard, a UAB undergraduate student studying neuroscience, has received a grant to test the efficacy of carvedilol as a treatment for retinal degeneration, while participating in a summer research fellowship with Fight for Sight.
Thomas Buford, Ph.D., will serve a four-year term on the NIH’s Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
The Passion for Poetry Endowed Scholarship Honoring Liliana Valenzuela will be awarded to a student pursuing a Spanish major or minor. Valenzuela is an award-winning poet and acclaimed Spanish translator of literary works.
Ten UAB experts, with specialties ranging from public health to infectious diseases, to pediatrics, will serve as investigators for the new Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control.
Colleen Fisher, Ph.D., will examine microfinance to alleviate poverty among vulnerable women in low-resource countries, and Cathleen Cummings, Ph.D., will study and map temples from the Bhosle dynasty of Nagpur, India.

UAB Libraries receives funding from Adobe for digital enhancement.

Investigations by researchers at UAB reveal the existence of a day/night rhythm of heart hormones, and how the disturbance of this rhythm could contribute to a high risk of high blood pressure and poor cardiovascular health in obese individuals.

The genetic counseling field has become an important component of medicine in the past decade. Alabama law now mandates all genetic counselors practicing in the state be licensed by fall of 2021.
The gift will offer students in the entrepreneurship program unmatched learning experiences, including the opportunity to work with and learn from Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., and Innovation Depot.
The student-led public relations organization at UAB received the PRCA Alabama Chapter of the Year Award.
This novel virulence trait, which increases severity of S. pneumoniae superinfection, involves pneumococcal surface protein A, now identified as an adhesin.
As the new president of the Association of Cameroonian Nurse Anesthetists in America, Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will spread Western medical knowledge to help bridge the gap in health care provider practices in Cameroon.

The alliance will focus on boosting participation in clinical research within historically underrepresented patient groups. 

Kumar and Locke will be positioned to help guide the national discussion on transplantation policies.

The UAB Department of Music’s Henry Panion III, Ph.D., and Recording Engineer James Bevelle won for their work on the concert documentary that tells the story of a historic performance at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.