Displaying items by tag: excellence and achievement

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

Julio Rivera, associate professor in the Collat School of Business, who strives to “make students think and apply the material they are covering,” is one of the 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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.

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.

Vineeta Kumar, M.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, is one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Scientific journals tackle the tough questions with rigor. Learn the questions consuming these thought leaders in sociology, pathology, civil engineering and surgery.

Charlie Monroe, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.   

Maninder Kaur, BDS, assistant professor in the Department of Periodontology, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

In a talk at UAB on March 6, the NIH director shared his thoughts on exceptional opportunities for science and young scientists — and highlighted several exciting UAB projects.

retro art streamUAB Hospital has come a long way since 1929 — all the way to the America’s Best Hospitals list.

Adam Gerstenecker, Ph.D., recognized for contributions to understanding causes, effects of loss of memory and thinking skills.

Erika Austin, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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

Karolina Mukhtar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biology, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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

Susanne Fogger, DNP, professor in the Department of Family, Community and Health Systems, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Biology postdoc Jessica Hoffman earns a career-launching NIH K99/R00 award with her intriguing research into size and lifespan in dogs and other species.

The fourth annual UAB Innovation Breakfast highlighted student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Assistant Professor Kannatassen Appavoo was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The Blaze Leadership Academy program for faculty and staff returns with focus on mentoring, skill development and participation in the UAB Grand Challenge.

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

Forty years ago, the Department of Biomedical Engineering took root in the basement of Cudworth Hall. Today it spans three buildings and nearly 20,000 square feet of laboratory space.

The annual UAB Innovation Awards Breakfast highlights student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

Student Affairs is launching a new honorary for graduating students who have aligned their successes with the UAB mission pillars of education, community engagement and research and innovation.

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