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Jeff Walker, professor and chair for the Department Criminal Justice, is the winner of the 2020 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for his interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Do you have more time on your hands while social-distancing? Faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences published 13 books in 2019 on subjects ranging from lifestyles and aging to advancements in satellite archaeology.

Go behind the scenes of our latest grants and contracts in this new series — including a grant that is taking UAB investigators into the heart of the dark web of opioid trafficking.  

UAB Safe streamDigital payments may total in the billions, but along with safety there is fraud in numbers. Gary Warner, director of research in computer forensics, suggests ways to keep your money safe from scammers.

A social worker turned social media detective is the latest success story from UAB’s cyber security programs, in which students can get paid to outwit romance scammers, terrorists, bank thieves and more. 

Criminal Justice Chair Jeffery Walker, Ph.D., explains how in-demand crime analysts do their jobs and applies chaos theory to uncover the reasons neighborhoods fall apart.  

Peek into graduate research laboratories through a Facebook live presentation of Discoveries Behind the Scenes every other Wednesday this fall.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

Justice Sciences’ Davietta McDole is May’s Employee of the Month.

More than 150 area middle-school girls will come to campus April 21 for the second Girls in Science & Engineering Day.

The UAB Crime REU program is an eight-week NSF program designed for undergraduate students to conduct hands-on research.

UAB researchers have received funding to investigate the damage caused to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem after the 2010 BP oil spill.