UAB alumna elected as second female president for SECO InternationalLynn Hammonds, O.D., a graduate of the UAB School of Optometry, will serve as president of a globally recognized optometry association.posted yesterday 100 viewsUAB Graduate student wins regional Three Minute Thesis Competition
Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.UAB Department of Art and Art History partners with Sloss Furnaces and 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices, April 5-8Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
UAB Softball to host second “Donate Life Night” to honor local woman, deceased donors as part of Donate Life MonthThe Alabama Organ Center will co-host the event and help those who attend learn more about organ donation, as well as register anyone interested in becoming a donor upon death.
- Event Date April 5
Voice Center offers screenings to students pursuing singing careersStudents studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.posted 8 days ago 901 viewsUAB students go Into the Streets for citywide volunteer day March 25For this student-led, citywide day of service, organized by the UAB Leadership and Service Council, hundreds of student volunteers participate each fall and spring to serve at sites throughout Birmingham.
- Event Date April 4
UAB Gospel Choir presents free Palm Sunday concert at 16th Street Baptist Church on April 9The concert will feature music from the choir’s “MIRRORS” and “Nu-Soul City” recordings, plus classics and director Kevin Turner’s ode to the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing, “You Don’t Know What I Could Have Been.”
- Event Date March 25
Social advocate Beverly Gooden to speak on domestic violence March 21 as part of UAB Lecture SeriesBeverly Gooden is known for creating the viral Twitter movement and hashtag #WhyIStayed. The campaign aims to help those impacted by domestic violence find comfort and a voice in knowing they are not alone.
- Event Date April 9
UAB graduate and professional programs highly ranked by U.S. News & World ReportSeveral UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.posted 11 days ago 1495 viewsNew UAB undergraduate degree programs in genetics, genomic sciences and immunology now enrollingTwo new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.posted 11 days ago 3576 viewsUAB presents 41st annual Juried Student Exhibition, March 31-April 14Works by 37 Department of Art and Art History students selected by visiting artist Jessica Angel will be on exhibition in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
- Event Date March 21
Cybersecurity research earns UAB student National Institute of Justice FellowshipUAB doctoral student Ajaya Neupane awarded highly competitive $50,000 fellowship to continue research using neuroimaging devices to examine internet users’ susceptibility to cyberattacks.posted 15 days ago 2544 viewsNominate UAB alumni for Excellence in BusinessThe National Alumni Society’s Top 25 program celebrates the success of Blazer-led companies.posted 17 days ago 664 viewsUAB professor, students win at 2017 Birmingham American Advertising AwardsStudents, alumni and a professor from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Digital Media won 15 Best in Show, Gold and Silver awards.posted 18 days ago 3455 viewsAnnual medical student Match Day ceremony is March 17
- Event Date March 31
UAB graduating medical school students learn where they will do their residency training on Match Day at the Alys Stephens Center.
UAB students honored at the 2017 Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering
- Event Date March 17
Two graduating UAB seniors have received the Green Blazer award from the Blazer Male Excellence Network, or BMEN, for outstanding academic and leadership efforts.BlazerVision improves how UAB student-athletes play the game
UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology partner with UAB Athletics to provide better eye care to UAB student-athletes.New on-campus food bank, Blazer Kitchen, set for grand opening March 6The new on-campus food bank for UAB employees and students facing food insecurity will be open Monday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday 3-6 p.m.posted 26 days ago 2534 viewsUAB pediatrician and pathologist recognized for commitment to mentoring medical students, residents and fellowsTina Simpson, M.D., and Marisa B. Marques, M.D., have been recognized by the American Medical Women’s Association for going above and beyond to guide medical students, residents and fellows.posted 29 days ago 1594 viewsUAB Biomedical Engineering department ranks fourth in NIH fundingThe department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.posted 29 days ago 4231 views