University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry student Andrew Treece was first-place winner of the 2010 Varilux Optometry Student Bowl.
The annual quiz-show style event was June 17 in conjunction with the 113th Annual American Optometric Association Congress and 40th Annual American Optometric Student Association meeting in Orlando, Fla. Treece, of Fultondale, Ala., competed against more than 1,200 students and optometry practitioners.
UAB alumna named Alabama Teacher of the YearVeteran educator Dana Jacobson will serve as the state’s ambassador for public education and teaching for the 2016-2017 school year. Eleven out of the last 16 Alabama Teacher of the Year awardees are graduates of the UAB School of Education.posted yesterday 571 viewsRecent public relations grads sweep awardsEleven students in the Public Relations program, a specialization within the Department of Communication Studies, brought home a total of 16 awards at the state conference of the Public Relations Council of Alabama on April 20.posted yesterday 120 viewsThree Alabama high school seniors awarded UAB’s most prestigious endowed scholarshipsHunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.posted 8 days ago 7766 viewsNursing doctoral student wins scholarship for leadership in occupational healthDoctor of Philosophy in Nursing student Aoyjai Prapanjaroensin, has been named the recipient of this year’s Kathleen C. Brown Scholarship for Emerging Leadership in Occupational Health Nursing.posted 13 days ago 670 viewsAfter 30 years at UAB, VP Marchase announces plans to retireLongtime VP for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., plans to retire at the end of 2016. During his tenure, UAB annual research expenditures grew from $331 million to $510 million.posted 14 days ago 2128 viewsUAB students win public health scholar bowl in St. LouisThe undergraduates answered questions on everything from disease outbreaks to community health as they competed against 13 teams from across the country.posted 21 days ago 1327 viewsIlluminating the dark world of human traffickingHuman trafficking is the world’s fastest-growing criminal industry, ensnaring 20-plus million people in modern slavery — even in Birmingham. UAB Honors College students investigate the problem’s economic, social, political and psychological roots to separate fact from fiction.posted 25 days ago 807 viewsSix brothers spend two decades at UAB, youngest to graduate SaturdayKevin Franks will earn his degree in mechanical engineering this weekend, becoming the sixth family member to graduate from UAB.posted 25 days ago 5878 viewsUAB undergraduates awarded fellowship to participate in cutting-edge researchTwo UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.posted 26 days ago 2467 viewsUAB student to join Peace Corps following spring graduationSumma cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.posted 28 days ago 3801 viewsUAB National Pan-Hellenic Council chapters, members honoredWith a legacy of leadership, UAB National Pan-Hellenic Council has demonstrated exemplary service and commitment to academic excellence for many years.posted 29 days ago 3198 viewsUAB offers easier access to its online degrees beyond state lineJoining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.posted a while back 1077 viewsUAB junior receives Alpha Delta Kappa President’s ScholarshipTiffany Reed, an early childhood and elementary education major, will be honored at the 2016 Alabama Alpha Delta Kappa convention in Birmingham.posted a while back 875 viewsTwo UAB students awarded Freeman-ASIA Scholarship to study abroadSophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.posted a while back 1285 viewsUAB’s Nole Jones, a star on stage, wins fellowship to one of the best graduate music programs in the nationJones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.posted a while back 3383 viewsNew dual advanced degree in business and public health offered at UABMBA/MPH dual-degree program aims to equip public health professionals with business savvy.posted a while back 2503 viewsUAB Music Entrepreneur Guest Lecture Series presents Trevor Lawrence Jr. on April 28Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Collat School of Business, the series will bring music business professionals to speak and work with students, faculty and the community.
UAB graduate student honored as woman of excellence in her field of studyElizabeth Bevan receives $15,000 award to continue marine research in pursuit of doctoral degree at UAB.posted a while back 1293 viewsUAB student earns prestigious national honorCourtney Walker becomes UAB’s 21st Goldwater Scholarship recipient.posted a while back 2275 viewsUAB to celebrate commencement ceremonies, doctoral hooding April 30More than 1,800 students are expected to graduate in spring 2016, with an estimated 1,100 expected to walk in the day’s two ceremonies.
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