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Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

Contributions to the 2019 campaign goal supports local nonprofits such as Alabama Possible and its Cash for College program, which helped UAB junior Naomi Thomas attend college and discover her life’s calling.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

retro art streamMore than 35 years ago, the Business-Engineering Complex opened for classes. Now, a new complex will support the unique instructional, research and collaborative needs of UAB’s programs.

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $30,000 each to Jeff Morris, Magda Szaflarski and Zina Trost to fund projects that foster connections, ask big questions and find big solutions.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

The plight of the Antarctic-based Adelie penguin reveals much about the future of our planet, according to UAB University Professor Jim McClintock, Ph.D. The story of the seabird’s struggle to adjust to the warming climate is captured in “Ghost Rookeries,” a four-minute film produced by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and narrated by actor Harrison Ford, who is on the foundation's board of advisers. The journey comes alive through the prose from McClintock’s book, “Lost Antarctica: Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula.”
CengageBrain's Top TA competition allowed college students to recognize the TAs who made the greatest impacts on their educations.

The latest green roof project is one of the first developments by UAB’s Sustainability Committee to come to fruition.

More than 150 area middle-school girls will come to campus April 21 for the second Girls in Science & Engineering Day.

All species of plants are subject to disease — a fact that can be devastating to an economy, wildlife and humans.

UAB is opening a new, state-of-the-art zebrafish research facility.

Oil spill research: UAB investigators aim to develop new technologies to monitor the health of animal populations in oceans around the world.

James Coker hopes to find new microorganisms that will dominate in the carbon-rich environments of the Gulf affected by the oil spill.

UAB researchers have received funding to investigate the damage caused to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem after the 2010 BP oil spill.

Research in the Gulf of Mexico will enable UAB marine scientists to support the environmental recovery following the 2010 oil spill.

The oil we can’t see poses as big of a threat to the wildlife as the slicks themselves.