The Zeta chapter of Chi Sigma Iota counseling academic and professional honor society in the UAB School of Education will host a beer-tasting fundraiser at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Cahaba Brewing Company, 2616 Third Ave. South. Admission is $20, which includes entry, a beer sampler of four varieties and one pint of beer. Proceeds will benefit the Zeta community service scholarship.
UAB Gospel Choir sings “The Classics” for 21st anniversary concert Nov. 14For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
Sprawling cities seek answers for smart growthBy 2045, more than six billion people could be living in cities, raising questions about health, food access, the environment, transportation, and infrastructure. UAB researchers and students are responding with smart-growth solutions and putting them to the test in Birmingham. Find out where their ideas are making an impact.posted today 169 viewsUAB Arts in Medicine, The Red Barn offer free self-care and creativity day for female veterans Oct. 30Female veterans can enjoy a free, relaxing day of outdoor fun with horses, art and activities with UAB teaching artists and the staff and volunteers of The Red Barn.
- Event Date November 14
UAB to offer indoor wayfinding navigation at UAB Hospital and clinicsFinding your way around UAB Hospital and clinics will get easier with the addition of a new GPS-based, indoor wayfinding mobile app set to debut next summer.posted 2 days ago 2657 viewsSports safety: avoiding mouth injuriesAccording to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.posted 2 days ago 614 viewsMore than ever, this election threatens to divide us, says UAB psychologistUAB psychologist Josh Klapow says the extremely polarized presidential campaign is playing havoc with longstanding friendships and relationships.posted 3 days ago 1493 viewsHalloween safety tips and tricks from UAB expertsA UAB psychologist and optometrist offer insight about keeping Halloween safe this year.posted 8 days ago 1249 viewsStart basketball season with the UAB National Alumni Society’s Tip-Off Party on Oct. 25The NAS will host the 2016-2017 UAB Tip-Off Party from 5:30-7 p.m. at Cahaba Brewing Co. The party is free for current NAS members and $5 for nonmembers.
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Take a tango tour of Argentina with Estampas Porteñas on Nov. 6 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterThe Buenos Aires Tango Company, Estampas Porteñas, presents its newest production, “Deseos … Stories of Longing and Desire Told Through Argentine Tango and Music.”
- Event Date October 25
BREMSS trauma system celebrates 20th anniversary
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BREMSS celebrates the 20th anniversary of the founding of the regional trauma system.UAB hosts third annual Community Engagement Institute conferenceThe UAB Center for Clinical and Translation Science and Center for the Study of Community Health partner to present the Community Engagement Institute’s annual conference Oct. 14 at the BJCC.
Area leaders partner to increase Zika awareness in the communityZika continues to be a topic of conversation for public health officials in Birmingham, so UAB, Birmingham and Jefferson County have partnered to increase awareness.posted 16 days ago 1307 viewsForbes lists UAB among America’s best employersIn Forbes’ 2016 report of America’s Best Employers that examined 1,900 companies with more than 1,000 employees to identify factors that influence employee satisfaction, UAB ranked in the top 25 among America’s best midsize employers.posted 17 days ago 8898 viewsHarvest for Health expands cancer study, looks for new participants across AlabamaUAB researchers want to introduce Alabama cancer survivors to a new kind of therapy — gardening.posted 17 days ago 1987 viewsNearly 500 underserved homeless take part in UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day“This is something that we decided to do because we realized there is so much need for dental care for low-income adults."posted 21 days ago 5024 viewsUAB Connections' Dinner in the Dark provides understanding of vision impairment
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Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment.UAB to open new Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic on Cahaba River Road in AltadenaThe new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.posted 23 days ago 1879 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents an evening with humorist and author David Sedaris on Oct. 23A longtime Alys Stephens Center favorite, David Sedaris is among the select performers chosen to return for the center’s celebratory 20th anniversary season.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSeveral activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
- Event Date October 23
UAB Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposiumComprehensive Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposium at the Grand Bohemian Hotel.
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