Displaying items by tag: diversity and inclusiveness

Science, medical sociology, health communication, foreign language and the social and behavioral sciences are crucial at this time of a pandemic and protests, says new College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., who begins her tenure at UAB Aug. 1.

UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

It’s predicted that 68% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. As urban areas trend toward tech use and digitization, the coronavirus pandemic is revealing both potential pitfalls and opportunities for growth, says human rights scholar Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Ellen Eaton, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist, is leading the Jefferson County health department’s effort to reach special populations.

Many of UAB’s more than a thousand international students are facing complicated questions and challenges — but you can help.

A four-part diversity education series is being offered during limited business operations through the Campus Learning System; each course will be offered via Zoom throughout April. Registration is required.

This history of Dina Avery’s family and Tarrant’s Rushing Spring community is a lifetime of stories and experiences that influence Avery’s work with minority and disadvantaged populations today.

A semester-long series of free nutritional seminars, lunch-and-learns and cooking demonstrations is designed to help you eat — and live — well.

Erika Austin, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The multimillion-dollar commitment has been invested in collections, resources, personnel, physical renovations and other improvements during the past several years.

UAB neurobiologist Farah Lubin, Ph.D., went against type to go to college, change the paradigm on how memories are made and make science more welcoming for under-represented students.

A lush growth of large green leaves and dragon wings against the city skyline translate the UAB brand into art that is Insta-worthy.

Augmented reality, sensors and high-speed internet could change the lives of 1 billion people worldwide with disabilities — with surprisingly little extra investment, according to a new paper by Institute for Human Rights Director Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

Can understanding why we purchase certain foods affect our mental and physical health? Can we learn to participate in civil discussions about ethical quandaries? The newest cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows will explore this and more during their yearlong fellowship.

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.

The process for filing and resolving disability-related grievances demonstrates UAB’s commitment to promoting integrity, respect, diversity and inclusiveness and accountability on campus.

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.

Want to bring diverse perspectives into your classroom? Attend a Global Awareness series this month, made possible through a partnership with INTO UAB and the Center for Teaching and Learning’s new international education expert, Melissa Hawkins.