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.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Khurram Bashir, Aurelio Galli, Eugenia Kharlampieva, Bruce R. Korf and Jan Novak and the rank of University Professor to W. Timothy Garvey, Linda D. Moneyham and Jeffery T. Walker during its April 8 meeting.

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Maria Rodriguez Shirey will transition to her new role, effective June 1, succeeding Doreen Harper, who is retiring.

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More than 100 different UAB researchers have been first authors on papers based on the REGARDS study thanks to its innovative design — and a uniquely “friendly and welcoming team.”

Amy Allon, Corey Agricola and Jessica Gunnin are the three honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program for this quarter.

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UAB faculty and staff from four separate schools and units have contributed to the international standards in health care simulation, reinforcing UAB’s position among the world leaders in the field.

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Doreen C. Harper, Ph.D., dean of the UAB School of Nursing, will transition from her day-to-day duties effective Jan. 1, 2022, and focus on strategic goals until her full retirement in spring 2022. Linda Moneyham, Ph.D., senior associate dean for Academic Affairs, will assume those executive responsibilities until Harper retires and then will become interim dean until a new dean has been named.

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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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Five faculty who are principal investigators of major cohort studies explain how COVID-19 forced them to rethink and respond — and how their projects are contributing to the fight.
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Demolition will begin later this year on the Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus, to make way the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. Both the building and the man for whom it’s named, the first dean of the medical school, have a storied history.

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Proposing a new program or initiative in your area? Assistant Professor J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, Ph.D., of the School of Nursing, shares insider advice that can make any piece of writing more compelling.

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This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

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Pilot funds enable cross-campus collaborations focused on mobility with disabilities and older caregivers with HIV.

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Find a little-known green space closest on campus to enjoy the spring weather and stay socially distant using this Google Map we created just for you.

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This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meet four more hardworking staff who completed their degrees this month.

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The first installment, “Bending the Arc: The Vote,” which tells the stories of Black people and white allies who fought for racial justice during the 1960s, is the collaborative effort of retired and current UAB employees and community partners.

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Investigators are contributing fresh approaches to homelessness, suicide and other issues facing veterans, while veteran students come to UAB in increasing numbers to prepare for new careers.

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Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award during a virtual reception Sept. 9. See what the award recipients say they learned from UAB’s up-and-coming scientists.

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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.

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See how colleagues are getting ready and ask: Is my area all set? Download signs, learn best practices for self-installing and order customized signs on the new uab.edu/uabunited site.

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UAB Safe streamAs Blazers return to campus to begin the fall semester, wearing face masks will be required to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. But there’s more to masking than slipping the straps behind your ears — keeping it clean, handling it correctly and wearing it properly and are all crucial in ensuring your mask protects both you and others.

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Caroline Harada, Burel Goodin, Tina Kempin Reuter and Allison Shorten demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service-learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

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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.

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Four UAB leaders shared how they guided their teams through crisis in a lively seminar.

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