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An interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students are using machine learning to identify geographic areas in which social determinants contribute to the COVID-19 burden as a way to improve the public health response.

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.

Pro-style teaching videos, interactive Canvas modules, Zoom breakout rooms: Four faculty adapted their courses in innovative ways to boost engagement and collaboration — and they plan to continue using these techniques.

Do you have more time on your hands while social-distancing? Faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences published 13 books in 2019 on subjects ranging from lifestyles and aging to advancements in satellite archaeology.

Go behind the scenes of our latest grants and contracts in this new series — including a grant that is taking UAB investigators into the heart of the dark web of opioid trafficking.  

A social worker turned social media detective is the latest success story from UAB’s cyber security programs, in which students can get paid to outwit romance scammers, terrorists, bank thieves and more. 

Working in the learning place: Campus internships build student resumes and demonstrate they can succeed in the workplace while advancing UAB’s strategic goals.

Students who coded significant contributions to program opening access to UAB’s supercomputer are “able to demonstrate that they’ve done some real work.”

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

Through a UAB professor’s crowdsourcing efforts, volunteers are able to provide textbooks to visually impaired children in Bangladesh.

The M3 Camp gives students from underserved communities the chance to learn high-level computing.

The UAB Crime REU program is an eight-week NSF program designed for undergraduate students to conduct hands-on research.

UAB researchers have received funding to investigate the damage caused to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem after the 2010 BP oil spill.