Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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Seven questions for Michael Sloane, Ph.D., on his seven-year quest to race on every continent.

When uncertainty is high, entrepreneurs see opportunity. Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., who leads UAB’s J. Frank Barefield, Jr. Entrepreneurship Program, shares seven ways his students learn to hone their vision.
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.
Senior Zach Eagen, president of UAB’s Men’s Lacrosse club team, will have a front-row seat to the action as liaison for the teams from Israel. The chance to watch the lacrosse world’s best in person will boost an already-growing sport in Birmingham and across the state, Eagen says.

Modern dentists can fix early cavities with resin, use bioactive materials to defend fillings from bacteria and print new retainers on demand. Learn what these innovations mean for patients and why the UAB School of Dentistry is a go-to destination for testing the latest. 

The Refugee Simulation offers an immersive experience and concrete steps to take action. Graduate student Agok Ayuen, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and is now training in the School of Public Health, is helping to organize the event.

Advice from five fellow employees on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.

After the emergency has passed, where can a snakebite survivor go for answers on healing? UAB’s follow-up clinic, launched in 2021, is part of a comprehensive program evaluating new diagnostics, coordinated care and other innovations.
PEER-BUDS will counter COVID disruptions and school inequity by prepping 24 new biology majors with skills crucial to success in the lab and classroom. Another perk of the program, which runs Aug. 1-19: a $1,500 stipend.
After undergraduates in introductory biology courses talked with an epidemiologist and a physician specializing in infectious diseases, 60% who initially said they would not get vaccinated had changed their minds.
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