Feel the love with the UAB/Red Cross Blood Drive.

Keith Gurley, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, is recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 21-March 10 to help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.

Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.

Assistant Professor Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., is recognized for his professional achievements that support the ACSM goals.
More than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.

Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Marie A. Bakitas will present at UAB on palliative care Feb. 10.
With more than 162,000 square feet, the new UAB Hill Student Center is the living room of the university and provides places for students to congregate, eat and study, making it their home away from home.
Cortisol levels that indicate increased stress response are higher in adolescents with sleep problems.
UAB Honors College enrollment has more than doubled since 2012, and new initiatives and programs continue to garner great feedback from students.
Discussion will cover the relationship between diet and exercise and the biology of aging.
Dine for a Cure, a fundraising event for cancer research, will be at MELT on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
UAB’s School of Nursing is training new nurses to be better equipped to help our nation’s veterans.
UAB online programs ranked in six of the eight categories measured.
Teens Engineer will provide after-school programs at area Birmingham Public Library branches.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music, the UAB Piano Series brings the world’s finest pianists to Birmingham. Steven Lin will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn, David Hertzberg and Ravel.
See an exhibition of Smith’s most recent graphite works at a Project Space show presented by the Department of Art and Art History, with a free reception from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19.
UAB-led research shows how methylating an RNA binding protein leads to alternative RNA splicing. Mutant enzymes are often found in blood cancers.
Sarah Parcak has the coolest job title in the world.
The Office of University Relations captured the essence of the momentum and excitement across the UAB campus in an institutional pride video highlighting each area of the comprehensive university’s multifaceted mission.
Baulos will deliver "Mending & Memory: Hand Work, Binding and Illuminated Drawings" Jan. 29 at the next Haddin Forum.
During a recent investigation, 97% of patients who received azithromycin were cured of chlamydia, according to William M. Geisler, MD, professor in the division of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues.
Sarah Parcak has brought global attention to UAB, most recently by winning a 2016 TED Prize and a $1 million grant.
Outstanding financial support and civic pride helped provide the necessary tools for UAB student-athletes and coaches to strive for excellence on and off the field.
UAB students are facing — and winning — a Shark Tank-style challenge with a tantalizing prize: the opportunity to launch their own start-ups inside Birmingham’s Innovation Depot before they graduate. Discover how UAB’s Collat School of Business and School of Engineering emphasize entrepreneurship by helping students bring their innovative ideas to life.

The School of Education online master’s program is considered one of the best choices for students in 2016.

Is breakfast still the most important meal of the day—or can skipping A.M. calories help set you on the path to better health and rapid weight loss?
Works by Mozart, Anton Webern and Schubert are on the program when Paris-based Hermès Quartet performs an intimate recital in the historic ArtPlay home.
UAB is partnering with Project SEARCH to provide high school students who have developmental disabilities with internship opportunities to help guide them on career selection.
The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham's (UAB) Department of Epidemiology, sheds more light on the link between sleep deprivation and obesity and type 2 diabetes.
In the past decade, climate data revealed that a severe and long-term drought afflicted the region during this same time, providing evidence of an environmental trigger that led to what has long been considered a dark age of Egyptian history.
Turn resolutions into habits for the New Year.
UAB’s Loretta T. Lee, Ph.D., will seek to examine the relationship between social support and intuitive eating with glycemic control in older African-American men with type 2 diabetes.
A 24-year journey leads one family to the UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program for the answers they sought.
A UAB study reconfirms that single-dose azithromycin remains an effective treatment for chlamydia, especially when drug adherence is an issue.
Endorsed by the ASA, UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation will now offer courses for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology.
Enjoy free performances throughout winter and spring 2016 by students, faculty and guest artists presented by UAB’s Department of Music.
UAB’s Susanne Fogger has received the 2015 Education Award from the International Nurses Society on Addictions.
A 500-watt space heater can cost an estimated $306.60 per year in power consumption, so UAB School of Public Health faculty and staff are giving theirs to a local organization, as well as taking other steps to save energy and money.
Tickets are still available for McKnight’s show, but the limited number of special Valentine-themed VIP packages, which include a pre-performance reception, premium seats for the concert and an opportunity to meet the artist, are sold out.
Erin Swanson, M.D., recognized Lewis' eye tracking and convergence issues and identified him as a prime candidate for the VORClinic, a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists focused on concussion research that was introduced in April.
Lifesaving scrubs were repurposed as art to celebrate the UAB Women and Infants Center's fifth anniversary. Two quilts were created for a program of UAB Arts in Medicine.
From rapid diagnostic tools to next-generation therapies, UAB researchers are leading a multidisciplinary effort against traumatic brain injuries.
A new pilot study led by Shannon Morrison, Ph.D., is exploring the effects of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet with adequate protein in older persons living with HIV.
The psychology program was rated first in the South.
Researchers at UAB look for a relationship between eye movement and the brain to find biomarkers to help diagnose and treat concussions.
North Carolina resident Jerry Phillips has known since 2001 that he would one day need a kidney transplant. Fourteen years later, his need was fulfilled by a stranger and his transplant surgery performed by a friend.
If you have resolved to clean up your act in 2016, ArtPlay can help with three one-day workshops dedicated to the practice of feng shui.
Finding a way to treat acute kidney injury has been no easy task for the medical community. Now researchers are looking at whether a patient's own cells could be the key to providing the treatment they need.
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