Faculty aficionados of the two racquet sports explain the rules of their games and their gatherings at the Rec Center in advance of the global competition.
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Inspired by a family diagnosis and a viral video, Adeel Memon, M.D., Ph.D., is exploring the possibilities of brain-computer interfaces to treat Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions.
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Four individuals and one student organization were honored with the 2022 President’s Diversity Champion Award during a ceremony at the Alumni House March 3.

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Jake Chen, Ph.D., associate director of the Informatics Institute, is the first ACM member in Alabama to be honored as a Distinguished Member in this category.

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New courses in Precision Medicine and Entrepreneurship in Medicine from leading BME faculty will debut in spring 2022 semester.

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Any member of the UAB community can set up a free account and explore a more data-driven approach to strategic planning for research. Engineering Dean Jeffrey Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., explains how his school used Dimensions to assist in new faculty hiring.

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Students in this innovative, all-online master’s degree program share how they are equipped to bring change to their companies, and lead in a crisis.
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Projects selected for the UAB Faculty Development Grants Program offer an intriguing look into the creativity and range of research and scholarship on campus.
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School of Medicine undergraduates are learning about gene editing, biomedical device design and commercialization in co-enrolled courses led by faculty from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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UAB will be a statewide hub for developing a new generation of components for spacecraft, power plants and biomedical implants thanks to crush- and corrosion-resistant spark plasma sintering technology.

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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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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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An AI model created by faculty in CAS and Engineering analyzes driving performance in seconds instead of hours — and could eventually teach new drivers to drive well.

Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award for exceptional work with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

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Blazers Bounce Back, which has helped thousands of students develop resiliency skills, will be available to all UAB students in Canvas during the spring semester.

Published in Be Healthy

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

Published in Go Blazers!

What was it like to complete a degree while working full-time during a pandemic? Three employees share their stories ahead of this weekend’s commencement ceremonies.

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UAB’s flagship training program for high-potential faculty and staff is accepting nominations for its 2021 cohort through the end of November. Three alumni share what mentoring has meant for them.

Published in Learning & Development

Investigators are contributing fresh approaches to homelessness, suicide and other issues facing veterans, while veteran students come to UAB in increasing numbers to prepare for new careers.

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Faculty, staff, student and community innovators were recognized for their 2020 contributions to COVID-19 research, innovation and entrepreneurship during the fifth annual UAB Innovation Awards presented by the Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Oct. 29.

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ScopeAssist, invented by a physician and an engineer, is designed to help surgeons deal with the rigors associated with endoscopic surgeries.

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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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Most PPE goes on the provider, not the patient. A solution to this problem from UAB faculty earned them a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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An interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students are using machine learning to identify geographic areas in which social determinants contribute to the COVID-19 burden as a way to improve the public health response.

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