Augmented reality, sensors and high-speed internet could change the lives of 1 billion people worldwide with disabilities — with surprisingly little extra investment, according to a new paper by Institute for Human Rights Director Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

Can understanding why we purchase certain foods affect our mental and physical health? Can we learn to participate in civil discussions about ethical quandaries? The newest cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows will explore this and more during their yearlong fellowship.

For the past six years, pathology Professor Upender Manne, Ph.D., has provided students a chance for a summer of “total immersion” in research as part of a major, multi-pronged effort to tackle the profound cancer disparities seen in African-American populations and build a cancer-fighting pipeline.

The process for filing and resolving disability-related grievances demonstrates UAB’s commitment to promoting integrity, respect, diversity and inclusiveness and accountability on campus.

UAB will help develop new and revised policies that promote gender equity among STEM faculty at UAB and partner institutions, UAH, Alabama A&M University, Miles College and Oakwood University.

Want to bring diverse perspectives into your classroom? Attend a Global Awareness series this month, made possible through a partnership with INTO UAB and the Center for Teaching and Learning’s new international education expert, Melissa Hawkins.