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.

The Alabama HOPE Project, a Grand Challenge finalist, would bring change through education, health and economic opportunity, starting in Birmingham and Marengo County.

Andrew J. Butler, Ph.D., is expected to start at UAB July 1.

The project, a finalist in the Grand Challenge, promotes clinical intervention, education and research to prevent opioid overdoses.

Each year the UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents these awards during Women’s History Month to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. They will be honored during a special ceremony March 20.

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.

Donna Slovensky will become the interim dean April 1, when Harold Jones officially retires, to ensure continuity in senior leadership until the dean search is completed.

Four individuals and one student organization were honored with the President’s Diversity Champion awards, and UAB was recognized for excellence in diversity among higher education institutions by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Unique study investigates what tools survivors need to engage in regular exercise after treatment

One of the nation’s most respected programs will benefit from the synergy and expertise of Nursing’s advanced-practice faculty

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

Twenty professors from 17 departments received the 2012 Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship.

Six local women were honored as the UAB Outstanding Women for 2012.

Construction crews have begun adding two stories and 35,000 square feet of new space to the School of Health Professions.

Trigg latest from UAB family to be memorialized on the Hill University Center's Wall of Honor.

Holidays are a great time to get family health-history questions answered and begin building a database to share with your physician.

A team of eight — six with UAB ties — that spent a week in Lanzhou, China, teaching physical therapy techniques to health-care providers.

PhUn week is an event  that invites its members to volunteer for outreach programs in K-12 classrooms.

The UAB biotechnology graduate program trains students in the science and business aspects of the field

More than 120 area children age 7-13 participated in a recent nutrition boot camp at McWane Science Center.
The new Pediatric Tourette’s Syndrome Clinic specializes in comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics, a non-drug treatment option.
The TIGER Study, led by Molly Bray, will investigate the influence of variation in DNA sequence on body fatness and fitness.
Monica Baskin, Ph.D., and Dori Pekmezi, Ph.D., are examining the socio-cultural influence on the diets of black women in the Deep South.
Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization recognized as a world leader in helping people become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience.
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