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The Honors College is home to students from all seven undergraduate colleges and schools and includes challenging courses and academic enrichment, such as research, international study, internships and service learning.
UAB Employee Wellness and the American Heart Association have formed the UAB Circulation Network — a free support group for faculty, staff and family members who have high blood pressure or hypertension. Meetings are held at noon the second Tuesday of each month in West Pavilion Conference Center Room C.
Look for the Farm Stand 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays in The Kirklin Clinic and Wednesdays in the West Pavilion. Or visit the Farmer's Market 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays in the North Pavilion Entrance; UAB is partnering with the Farmer’s Market Authority to bring some of the state's best produce here.
Jeff Neyland has been named interim vice president for UAB Information Technology. Neyland is a proven business leader and information technologist with experience in Fortune 300 companies, private equity firms and venture capital-backed start-ups.
New series will review cases as they pose questions about the limits to which health-care providers could and should go in the best interests of their patients.
A blood test that measures the health of mitochondria could could prove to be a significant early warning system for people with chronic diseases and help tailor medical interventions based on a patient's genetic makeup. UAB researchers report their findings in the journal Clinical Science.
Only 38 occupational therapists in the world have a specialty certification in low-vision rehabilitation, and 20 of them are UAB alumni.

Register now for the UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium, which brings green experts from around the world to focus on lessons in sustainability and the use of smart technologies. The June 12 event is free and open to the public.

UAB and Professor Suzanne Oparil, M.D., director of UAB's Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, are listed among Expertscape's top 10 institutions and individual experts for their pre-eminent contributions to the understanding and treatment of hypertension. The selections are based on its quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. See all the highly ranked specialists in this area at UAB.
Appointments with certified massage therapists are available for 30 or 60 minutes in the Campus Rec Center, and prices start as low as $35. Details online.
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