Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2022 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

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The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees also voted to accept endowments for four chairs, a professorship and a lecture.

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Those honored for long-standing and distinguished service include Dean George Assimos, Peter Bellis, Joseph Van Matre, Harry William Schroeder Jr., Dean Sicking, Alexander Szalai and Sergey Vyazovkin.

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Chemistry Professor Jacqueline Nikles, Ph.D., has proven herself highly qualified at all levels of instruction, according to her peers and students.

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For her ability to see a need and get things done, Assistant Professor Carmen Capó-Lugo received the 2022 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.

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In this newly created role, Scott Phillips, Ph.D., will continue to direct the Center for Teaching and Learning and also will oversee seven units in the Office of the Provost that work to deliver innovative teaching to UAB students.

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Two Fridays, Dec. 23 and Dec. 30, will be designated as paid holidays to enable UAB and UAB Medicine employees additional time to spend with their families and friends.

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A 21-member committee will guide the national search with assistance from executive talent firm AMN Healthcare.

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UAB will offer remote-work options and flexible scheduling to select Workgroup A employees following a successful pilot program.

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Maria Rodriguez Shirey will transition to her new role, effective June 1, succeeding Doreen Harper, who is retiring.

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The UAB Faculty Development Grant Program supports junior faculty with funding to pursue research, creative works and scholarly activity.

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Eight years into his tenure as president of UAB, Ray Watts is honored by the Birmingham Business Journal for his leadership during unprecedented times.

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Amy Allon, Corey Agricola and Jessica Gunnin are the three honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program for this quarter.

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Shadi S. Martin, Ph.D., brings extensive experience in international and graduate education and a strong record of interdisciplinary scholarship to this new combined role.

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Doreen C. Harper, Ph.D., dean of the UAB School of Nursing, will transition from her day-to-day duties effective Jan. 1, 2022, and focus on strategic goals until her full retirement in spring 2022. Linda Moneyham, Ph.D., senior associate dean for Academic Affairs, will assume those executive responsibilities until Harper retires and then will become interim dean until a new dean has been named.

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UAB alumnus and former employee David L.K. Dada will be the director of government relations at UAB. Dada most recently was deputy director of the Division of Youth Services within the Office of the Mayor for the City of Birmingham. He succeeds Ceil Snow, who recently retired after more than 20 years of service to the university.

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May will begin work full time at UAB Nov. 1 leading human resource units responsible for ensuring a positive employee experience at each point along the employee continuum.

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Collat’s Jamey Worrell handcrafted a new stand for the UAB Mace, using skills taught by his woodworker father and locally sourced wood that represents some of the university’s best qualities: strength, resiliency, knowledge and passion.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Jerry Oakes and Trygve Tollefsbol and University Professor to Molly Wasko.

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Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2021 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

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Janene Sims, associate professor of optometry, is the winner of the 2021 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the greater Birmingham community.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Professor Emeritus to Craig Beard, Etty “Tika” Benveniste, Louis Dell’Italia, Robert F. Pass, John Hablitz and Clark Douglas Witherspoon and the rank of Endowed Professor to Jeff Holmes during its June 3-4 meeting.

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Kristine Ria Hearld, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Services Administration and past chair of the Faculty Senate, exemplifies core values that propel institutional excellence.  

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UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

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UAB aims to generate 20 percent of its electrical energy from renewable resources and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2025, and student and faculty governance groups are supporting the initiative.

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