Neuroscience graduate students began its Brain Awareness Week outreach three years ago, and the activities continues to grow.

Women strive to find balance in work and life. Professor Stephanie Rauterkus will share her story at the BACHE Women's Conference.
Associate Professor Andra Frost has taken a small step that could lead to a giant leap — improving the outlook for many cancer patients.
Joseph Henry will run 500 miles from Washington, D.C., to Ontario, Canada, to raise awareness for Universities Fighting World Hunger.
More than 120 area children age 7-13 participated in a recent nutrition boot camp at McWane Science Center.
The Institute of Medicine’s Expert Committee has pointed to five areas to address in the Gulf oil spill disaster.
The Healthy Passages project will assess health behaviors in children — from physical activity and nutrition to violence.
The new UAB Community Counseling Clinic, an internship site in the School of Education, gives grad students hands-on training.
Findings by Wally Carlo show an education-training program in basic neonatal care in developing countries can reduce neonatal mortality.
Campus Restaurants joined SODEXO’s Helping Hands Across America campaign to raise money for Magic City Harvest.
Twana Carr and Janice Allen have been honored as models of excellence for people with disabilities.
“Dancing with the Silver Stars” is a fundraising event to raise funds to help recruit and train geriatric care specialists.
To create a better patient experience, pre-made and re-heated foods are out; freshly cooked order-when-ready meals are in at UAB Hospital.
Monica Baskin, Ph.D., and Dori Pekmezi, Ph.D., are examining the socio-cultural influence on the diets of black women in the Deep South.
UAB faculty and staff have been training organizations and first responders — ranging from law enforcement officials to first receivers to veterinarians — for a decade through the Center for Public Health Preparedness (CPHP). The organization includes a partnership with Tulane University and the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
UAB’s EatRight Weight Management Services wants to help Alabamians remove themselves from their role as a national punch line by helping them lose weight through evidence-based therapies that provide a personalized approach.
The after-hours clinic will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday and will be staffed by Laura Lee Joiner, M.D., assistant professor and medical director of the Residency Continuity Clinic and a third-year resident.

The oil we can’t see poses as big of a threat to the wildlife as the slicks themselves.

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