Yuliang Zheng, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Computer Science, explains the key words, career paths, titles and salaries of jobs in data science fields.
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UAB's cyber-security master’s program is preparing a new workforce for a booming field with ever-increasing demand and a shortage of skills. The program’s unique focus on both cyber defense and cyber investigations “is ideal for a student like me who wants a combination of both specialties,” said student Lindsey Sandlin.
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The online program is the perfect fit for UAB Police Sgt. Aleisha Dorning, who wants to create a mental health resource for law enforcement officers. UAB employees such as Dorning comprise about 30% of the program's students.
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Social Work’s Colleen Fisher will examine microfinance as a way to alleviate poverty among vulnerable women in low-resource countries, and Art and Art History Associate Professor Cathleen Cummings will study and map temples from the Bhosle dynasty of Nagpur, India.

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Enrollment in the School of Public Health rose 61% in 2020, including a 92% increase in epidemiology graduate programs. What is motivating these students, what are they learning and what does the job market hold? Faculty, students and alumni answer in this story.

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Instructor Alicja Foksinska and her students explain the power of data visualization, the topic of a course in the online Business Analytics with Information Technology certificate program.

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In his latest book, “Pandemic Bioethics,” philosophy Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., examines allocation of scarce medical resources, immunity passports, vaccines, discrimination and more. It is available as an e-book now and will be in print June 18.

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The 100% online master’s degree and certificate, launched fall 2020, are attracting interest from UAB employees and students across the country and beyond.

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The Office of Scholarly Communication can offer guidance about publishing agreements, copyright guidelines, Open Access publishing and more.

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A virtual internship enables students to be part of change here and abroad and help develop better outcomes for adolescents in Nicaragua.

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Writing a book isn’t easy, but faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences produced nearly two-dozen — for the second year in a row. Twenty faculty from 13 departments wrote books on police violence, John Milton, democracy in Bangladesh, addiction, postcommunist theatre and more.

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Students can combine two participating UAB certificate programs with a capstone project to create a master’s that meets their unique needs.

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Graduates help develop new shielding materials and enter a hot job market with hospitals, industry and the military. Research efforts are a major plus for those starting in health physics careers.

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Computer-based simulations offer realism, promote empathy and enable experimentation to practice essential skills.

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A study abroad service-learning course begun in 2018 has helped tribal women in rural Kenya improve their quality of life, better weather a pandemic.

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Associate Professor of English and Director of Freshman Composition Chris Minnix, Ph.D., is the new director of UAB’s Signature Core Curriculum, a broad array of courses slated to launch in fall 2022.

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Learn to use Adobe Creative Cloud to develop a range of compelling and meaningful multimedia projects in the classroom.

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Dean Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., and four faculty explain how new and revised courses made possible by a new grant program will help students become better leaders, practitioners and citizens — and further UAB’s strategic goals.

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UAB Libraries entered a transformative “Read & Publish” agreement with Cambridge University Press and also will add approximately 350 new journal titles to its collection.

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Five faculty share the tools, tweaks and shifts in mindset that helped them build connections with students during the fall semester.

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Faculty have incorporated new Canvas modules in nearly 50 courses and engaged 7,000 students. Is it a fit for your class?

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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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Learn how UAB bioinformaticist Jake Chen, Ph.D., and computer scientist Da Yan, Ph.D., shifted their venerable gathering online and aided the fight against COVID-19.

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COVID-19 has changed the centuries-old process of defending dissertations and theses. Graduate School Dean Lori McMahon, Ph.D., and Associate Dean David Schneider, Ph.D., explain which changes are temporary and which could become permanent.

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Nine faculty and staff selected for the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows in Education Abroad program will develop courses to promote active and ethical citizenship, cultural immersion and community engagement.

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