Megan Moore, a graduate student in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health, is one of four students selected for the 3M Personal Safety Division (PSD) 27th Annual Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship program. With this program, 3M’s PSD awards each winner a $5,000 scholarship and attendance to the 2013 American Industrial Hygiene conference & exposition (AIHce) in Montreal, Quebec.This program recognizes graduate students for their high level of academic achievement, contribution to the profession and intent to pursue industrial careers in the discipline of Occupational Health and Safety. Scholarship awardees were chosen in accordance with program rules on the basis of academic achievement, related experience and professional goals. They were chosen by a selection committee composed of 3M PSD management and 3M corporate industrial hygienists.
Collat School of Business to expand offerings with human resource management degree program
The new HR management degree is now enrolling students.UAB Dentistry hosts Japanese students as part of cross-cultural experience
The UAB School of Dentistry hosted 10 dental students from Japan this summer as part of an annual exchange program.One-night-only exhibition Aug. 31 features works by UAB art, math alumna“Rachel M. Ejem: Intersections” features Ejem’s recent research using mixed-media drawings and installation to investigate mathematical and metaphorical ideas of intersection.posted 3 days ago 341 viewsUAB Marching Blazers ready to perform at UAB Football Green and Gold games, Rome World Peace Parade
The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades.UAB senior and National Merit Scholar reflects on her time at UAB
Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.Education Abroad makes learning an adventure
Intrepid students are exchanging their textbooks for a world atlas, studying sustainability in the Netherlands, Spanish in Costa Rica—even marine ecology in Antarctica. UAB Education Abroad students and faculty describe the life-changing thrill of travel and share the discoveries and insights they have brought home.New UAB public health/business program named top value in U.S.The dual-degree Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration program, which is ranked first of 50 in the rankings, will launch at UAB this fall.posted 9 days ago 2697 viewsUAB’s Alys Stephens Center celebrates 20th anniversary with tremendous new season
To celebrate the center’s first 20 years, and in preparation for the next decade, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center builds a new vision for the arts in Birmingham.Homesickness and empty nest syndrome — coping with separation
UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides tips for college students experiencing homesickness.UAB students get a Blazer Welcome with events including a football game, job fair and Kid Ink concertFrom gaming, karaoke and a welcome concert to a UAB Football Green and Gold Game, students have a full calendar of fun as they return to campus.posted 10 days ago 6784 viewsUAB partners with Auburn University to offer dual-degree optionThe Master of Public Health and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine dual-degree program aims to equip veterinary professionals with a public health perspective.posted 14 days ago 3707 viewsInnovative UAB Master of Social Work program to launch in fall 2017
The unique new program, in collaboration with the UAB schools of Medicine and the Public Health, will prepare future social workers for in-demand jobs by focusing on health and behavioral health using an innovative model of evidence-based education.Mother and daughter UAB nursing students set to graduate together
Kelly Mitchell and Sarah Urdaneta will earn degrees from the UAB School of Nursing and walk together in UAB’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 13.Doctoral student named UAB School of Education’s inaugural Cramer Morgan FellowAs a Cramer Morgan Fellow, Joy Barros will receive full tuition and additional funding for travel related to her research, which she hopes will improve drug prevention and intervention programs on college campuses.posted 20 days ago 3216 viewsHistory students take a walk through Birmingham's pastUAB students forged a new path through the city’s past, creating a walking tour highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It was part of a course focusing on public perceptions of history, which can mold civic identity but also fuel controversy. Follow their journey into the past.posted 22 days ago 961 viewsUAB Ph.D. candidates advancing dry-eye research receive esteemed honorUAB School of Optometry faculty and Ph.D. candidates searching for answers to better diagnose and treat dry eye disease, are two of nine Ezell Fellows this year.posted 22 days ago 1798 viewsUAB Theatre students portray patients to test occupational therapy students' skillsStudents in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy are now getting real-world experience with a new cross-professional program that uses students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre as patients.posted 23 days ago 3348 viewsUAB to host new summer commencement ceremony, doctoral hooding, Aug. 13Nearly 1,400 students will graduate this summer, and an estimated 700 are expected to walk in the summer commencement ceremony at Bartow Arena.
New dual degree program to enhance optometrists’ ability to serve the communityUAB’s dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Public Health degree program combines clinical learning with community leadership to improve eye care.posted 27 days ago 2080 viewsMartinez tapped to lead student services at UABMartinez will supervise the leadership of the Hill Student Center, Student Housing and Residential Life, and Campus Dining, as well as act as university liaison to the contract food service provider.posted 28 days ago 1609 views
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