Displaying items by tag: excellence and achievement

Edward Hook, Virginia Wadley Bradley and Mark Prichard were honored as emeritus professors for exceptional service to the university and their profession.

Gustavo “Tavo” Heudebert, M.D., interim dean of the UAB School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Medical Campus, is the recipient of the highest award for teaching presented by UAB. He will be recognized during the Faculty Convocation Sept. 10.

Philosophy Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., who “could’ve been someone who never got a regular job,” is the 2019 winner of UAB’s Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.

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.

Joe Talty, program manager in the Collat School of Business Graduate School of Management, is the Employee of the Month for August.

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.

The first to earn platinum status from the Center for Teaching and Learning share how not to be boring, why observations are good and other lessons from the heart.

Google’s top teams have one thing in common: employees trust each other enough to take risks. A UAB expert on team dynamics explains how feeling safe leads to better work — and shares advice any employee or leader can put into practice today.

Undergrads in Heather Patterson’s Tick Explorations course get a little grossed out — but they also get hands-on lessons in genetic analysis, field identification and “real science” that stick with them long afterward.

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 2019 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and The Graduate School.

Assistant Professor Martha Dawson, DNP, whose career in nursing and health systems leadership spans more than 40 years, will be installed as the 13th president of the association during the annual conference later this month.

UAB is the top young university in the United States for the second year in a row — and the No. 12 young university worldwide — in the THE's 2019 Young University Rankings, which are among the world’s most comprehensive, balanced and trusted.

UAB optometrists and ophthalmologists worked with lead medical personnel from UAB Athletics to modify AHSAA restrictions that prohibited tinted visors or other apparatuses in competition to get accommodations for high school athletes who had light sensitivity and similar health conditions.     

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