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UAB Honors College undergraduate student Whitman “Whit” Miller has been named a Truman Scholarship Award winner, one of 62 winners nationwide.
UAB engineering students receive scholarships for demonstrating excellence and commitment in the Society of Women Engineers and their communities.
Mirjam-Colette Kempf, Ph.D., MPH, is serving on the Jefferson County COVID-19 Task Force.
A UAB professor and author has made history as the first recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship from UAB and the state of Alabama.
Queenisha Crichlow will use the fellowship to study the impact of racial discrimination on adolescent health and psychosocial adjustment.

Sincich’s R01 grant has been renewed, allowing him to continue his research on the implementation of adaptive optics retinal imaging and cell-targeted photostimulation. Alternative summary: Sincich’s R01 grant has been renewed, allowing him to continue his research that could help detect earlier stages of retinal disease for patients.

Honors student Parker Rose is UAB’s first recipient of the Beinecke Scholarship to pursue graduate education, established in 1975.

Through a partnership with Frontline Foods, students are independently supporting local clinicians in the fight to keep our communities safe, while simultaneously supporting Birmingham’s local restaurant industry. 

Sarah Nealy and Georgia Haggard have been named 2020 Goldwater Scholars for continuing paths in the field of STEM.

Kecia M. Thomas will join UAB as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Jeffrey W. Holmes will join UAB as the seventh dean of the School of Engineering.
Worried about how you will manage life changes brought on by coronavirus? Hear from a UAB doctor — and parent — how she is planning to do it.

A champion of quality physical education, Sims has received the highest honor from SHAPE America Southern District.

Civic engagement and innovation continue to be at the forefront of Hood’s mission to educate the next generation.
Two psychology students have been invited to a unique fellowship highlighting addiction recovery and cultivating leaders on college campuses across the United States.
Demetria P. Scott was awarded for her continuous efforts in the area of diversity and inclusion at the Minority in Business Awards 2020.
UAB graduate receives the opportunity to discuss fundamental challenges that a society faces.
This history of Dina Avery’s family and Tarrant’s Rushing Spring community is a lifetime of stories and experiences that influence Avery’s work with minority and disadvantaged populations today.
UAB’s Department of Sociology continues to blaze the path forward as leading experts in the field.
Kong is the co-founder of KultureCity — a nonprofit focused on inclusion and accessibility for individuals with invisible challenges, such as children with autism or veterans with PTSD.
Two UAB students will have an opportunity to interview for the 2020 Class of Truman Scholars.
Fourteen UAB students have been selected as semifinalists for the Fulbright Scholarship Program.
The UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center welcomes new leadership in Adrienne Lahti and Lucas Pozzo-Miller.
Two UAB neuroscientists have been included in a listing of 100 of the most inspiring black scientists in the nation.

Chaplin has been chosen as a distinguished fellow by the American Association of Immunologists for his contributions to the field of immunology.

Bridges will serve a two-year term as president of a specialty research foundation.

A harrowing diagnosis shook Luis Hurtado to his core, but the Blazer hoops player and Collat School of Business student beat the disease with the help of his UAB family.

The NIH grant will enable Kraguljac to study factors of disease progression in psychosis spectrum disorders.
A champion of science-based behavioral change, Stavrinos is honored for her work in educating the public on risky driving behaviors.

Adam Gerstenecker has been honored by two organizations with early career awards in neuropsychology.

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