The plots will provide vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices to increase food security for the campus community and enable shoppers in UAB’s food pantry, Blazer Kitchen, to make more and varied healthy choices.

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University Professor Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, the highest award for teaching presented by UAB.

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With his idea for a coil that travels through the vasculature much like a sailboat riding the breeze, a UAB neuroradiologist has earned a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Published in Achievements

retro art streamInto the Streets began more than two decades ago with Blazers volunteering around town to support the Birmingham community — and continued this year with health precautions and social distancing, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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A novel detergent-like compound developed by UAB researchers that blocks HIV and HSV viruses from entering cells could have the same effect against the virus that causes COVID-19. The team is exploring the compound’s potential with a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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Jeff Walker, professor and chair for the Department Criminal Justice, is the winner of the 2020 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for his interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Published in Awards & Honors

Doctors don’t have anything to reliably collect urine from neonates. A solution to this problem earned a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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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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Caroline Harada, Burel Goodin, Tina Kempin Reuter and Allison Shorten demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service-learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

Published in Awards & Honors

UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

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The three-year-old Green Labs program, once a cohort of just 18, anticipates 120 UAB labs will have My Green Lab certification by December — the largest number of any organization, academic or otherwise, worldwide.

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retro art streamIn 1977, the world’s first effective treatment for a viral disease occurred at University Hospital when Richard Whitley, M.D., and Charles Alford developed vidarabine. Now, investigators across UAB have mobilized their research interests to help us better understand and fight coronavirus.

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It’s predicted that 68% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. As urban areas trend toward tech use and digitization, the coronavirus pandemic is revealing both potential pitfalls and opportunities for growth, says human rights scholar Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Published in Sustainability

An online platform gives UAB innovators a chance to find creative solutions to front-line challenges. Anyone can post a clinical problem — or volunteer to help solve one.

Published in Get Involved

There’s just as much opportunity now for UAB students and alumni to make their next moves as there would be in more traditional times. This event will help connect them to employers and opportunities for professional growth. Regi

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The physical locations are closed, yet UAB Libraries is busier than ever. It’s just all happening in a flurry of ones and zeroes: online requests for curbside pickup, chat with librarians, access custom remote instruction and soon — digitized print materials from the stacks.

Published in Tools & Technology

retro art streamBeginning with iron lung treatments in the 1950s, UAB has long been committed to the respiratory health of its patients. That continues with its COVID Respiratory Clinic to better evaluate treatments needed for coronavirus patients.

Published in Retro'spectives

Ariann Nassel in the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy works with UAB researchers to reveal patterns in patient care, neighborhood features, dental practices and more.

John Kearney, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor in the Department of Microbiology, will be honored for 45 years of service to UAB during the annual Service Awards banquet March 6.

Published in Awards & Honors

The new Institute for Healthy Engagement and Resilience with Technology, created by Laurel Hitchcock and a colleague, will help improve best practices in the field.

Published in Teaching & Learning

Dig in for monthly gardening days this spring and plant produce in the UAB Gardens to be harvested for Blazer Kitchen.

Published in Get Involved

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

Published in UAB in the Community

Lisa Schwiebert, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the National Postdoctoral Association during its annual conference in March.

Published in Awards & Honors

The multimillion-dollar commitment has been invested in collections, resources, personnel, physical renovations and other improvements during the past several years.

Published in Tools & Technology
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