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His newest book explores historical and cultural contexts and constitutional and legal frameworks for science education and offers advice for engaging families, administrators, policy-makers and faith communities.

UAB will offer several opportunities for students, faculty and staff to explore free speech and hate speech on campus and across higher education, beginning with a community town hall Oct. 14.

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

Forty years ago, the Department of Biomedical Engineering took root in the basement of Cudworth Hall. Today it spans three buildings and nearly 20,000 square feet of laboratory space.

The annual UAB Innovation Awards Breakfast highlights student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

UAB is building its sixth Habitat House in Eastlake.

An experimental PET scan developed by new radiology faculty member Ben Larimer, Ph.D., captures T cells in the act of destroying tumors. A first-in-humans clinical trial is set to start at UAB this fall.

Student Affairs is launching a new honorary for graduating students who have aligned their successes with the UAB mission pillars of education, community engagement and research and innovation.

One key reason UAB’s master’s program in health administration is ranked No. 1 in the nation: Every student works 10 hours a week with leaders in the UAB Health System, contributing to initiatives that are setting the standard for care across the country.

Sandra Cooper, environmental services specialist, is UAB’s Employee of the Year. Cooper was chosen from the Employee of the Month award-winners during a 13-month period ending in August 2019.

Barbara Gower, professor and vice chair for Research in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, is the winner of the 2019 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for her interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Edward Hook, Virginia Wadley Bradley and Mark Prichard were honored as emeritus professors for exceptional service to the university and their profession.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

Gustavo “Tavo” Heudebert, M.D., interim dean of the UAB School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Medical Campus, is the recipient of the highest award for teaching presented by UAB. He will be recognized during the Faculty Convocation Sept. 10.

Philosophy Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., who “could’ve been someone who never got a regular job,” is the 2019 winner of UAB’s Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.

Faculty at UAB developed Rigor, Reproducibility and Transparency to draw attention to common lab mistakes. The gamified online course has spread to 15 insitutions and counting.

Can understanding why we purchase certain foods affect our mental and physical health? Can we learn to participate in civil discussions about ethical quandaries? The newest cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows will explore this and more during their yearlong fellowship.

For the past six years, pathology Professor Upender Manne, Ph.D., has provided students a chance for a summer of “total immersion” in research as part of a major, multi-pronged effort to tackle the profound cancer disparities seen in African-American populations and build a cancer-fighting pipeline.

Joe Talty, program manager in the Collat School of Business Graduate School of Management, is the Employee of the Month for August.

The process for filing and resolving disability-related grievances demonstrates UAB’s commitment to promoting integrity, respect, diversity and inclusiveness and accountability on campus.

UAB will help develop new and revised policies that promote gender equity among STEM faculty at UAB and partner institutions, UAH, Alabama A&M University, Miles College and Oakwood University.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through strategic growth that includes six new facilities to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

A group employees are helping families with premature infants and creating cross-campus chains with hooks and needles meant for yarn.

Sustainability intern Abigail Franks has a message: Renewable energy has a bright future in Alabama. Some big names are listening, from UAB to City Hall and across the country. 

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