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

Published in Achievements

Earlier this year, UAB was recognized as one of just 13 institutions ranked as national leaders in racial and gender diversity in leadership. We asked 12 women senior leaders to answer one question: What advice would you give a young woman who aspires to a career like the one you've achieved? Read their answers.

Published in Leadership

The Honors College Faculty Fellows program and the Summer Course Development Grant enable faculty to provide stimulating academic enrichment opportunities for honors students and enhance community within the college.

Published in Teaching & Learning

Professor Arline Savage, Ph.D., instructor/alum Alicja Foksinska and alum Danielle Brannock emphasize real-world applications, inclusion and insight from fellow Blazers in their new textbook for Wiley.

Published in Publications

Funding allows students to skip summer jobs and take on projects ranging from the Amazon union vote and plastic pollutants to the health effects of housing and teen sleep habits.

Published in Programs & Curricula

Neurobiology Professor Robin Lester, Ph.D., winner of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award/UAB NAS Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, has distinguished himself at the bench and in the classroom.

Published in Awards & Honors
Enrollment in Eddie Nabors’s course on Poverty and Human Capability has more than tripled in the past year. Why? He gives students the chance to help the working poor receive thousands of dollars each and avoid scammers — even during a pandemic.
Published in UAB in the Community

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2021 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

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Royalty has come to campus in the form of two queen honeybees and their subjects — about 40,000 worker bees, and a second monarch waystation has been installed outside Honors Hall.

Published in Sustainability

UAB BTS logo FINALA group of eight volunteers helped rebuild roads, clear deadfall logs and sticks and cleaning horse fields at Red Barn, a family-run organization that teaches low-income children with disabilities to ride horses.

Published in Behind the Scenes

UAB BTS logo FINALFifteen students helped sort and prep donated items and distribute them at the Gardendale Civic Center drive-thru.

Published in Behind the Scenes

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

Published in Campus News

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2020 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

Published in Awards & Honors

One of the most recognizable campus features, the three windows have watched over UAB throughout its five decades. Now, after painstaking restoration, new generations of Blazers can enjoy their beauty for years to come.

Published in Campus News

An online platform gives UAB innovators a chance to find creative solutions to front-line challenges. Anyone can post a clinical problem — or volunteer to help solve one.

Published in Get Involved

New services include a primary-care mental health team with a licensed psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioner for telehealth appointments — all hosted through HIPAA-compliant Zoom.

Published in Be Healthy

Full-time faculty who want to enhance community and provide stimulating enrichment opportunities should apply by April 30 for the Honors Faculty Fellows program.

Published in Teaching & Learning

UAB’s Student Counseling Services and the Mental Health Ambassadors are creating special resources for students who are struggling to adjust during the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

Published in Be Healthy

Stress is unavoidable in this uncertain time. But as Professor Diane Tucker, Ph.D., explains, you can take control — and make the most of this historic opportunity.

Published in Be Healthy

So three students and their instructor, Health Behavior Chair Kevin Fontaine, Ph.D., walk into a class — and explain why an Honors College seminar on comedy and well-being is such a hit.    

Published in Programs & Curricula

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

Published in Awards & Honors

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through strategic growth that includes six new facilities to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

Published in Campus News

The 118-year-old building’s west window is currently being restored; the south has been removed and will be reinstalled within the month, and the east will be removed, repaired and replaced in the coming months.

Published in Campus News

Sustainability intern Abigail Franks has a message: Renewable energy has a bright future in Alabama. Some big names are listening, from UAB to City Hall and across the country. 

Published in Programs & Curricula

Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, DMA, associate professor of voice and director of opera in the College of Arts and Sciences, will be the first to hold this role.

Published in Leadership
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