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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A bioluminescent one-two punch targets mitochondria in cancer cells and evades the blood-brain barrier for a potential new treatment for neuroendocrine cancers, triple-negative breast cancer and brain cancers.

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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Precision mapping using drones, light aircraft and lasers enables Rouzbeh Nazari, Ph.D., to pinpoint homes at highest risk in hurricanes and other disasters.

Despite being thrown a coronavirus curveball, new Engineering Dean Jeffrey W. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., who began his tenure at UAB July 1, says he is looking forward to what the future holds for the School of Engineering: opportunities for growing and diversifying its student population, defining and developing new research areas and constructing a new building, to name a few.

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Three of the first scientists to return to campus in Phase I — plus the leader of a group that never left — share their emotions, lessons learned and 7 tips for organizing your unit’s re-entry.

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Neuroengineering doctorate, master’s degrees in higher ed administration and interdisciplinary studies move forward.

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For almost all senior design teams, building a working prototype was impossible in these days of social distancing.

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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.

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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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Scientific journals tackle the tough questions with rigor. Learn the questions consuming these thought leaders in sociology, pathology, civil engineering and surgery.
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retro art streamNecessity may be the mother of invention, but UAB engineers are the ones who bring them to life.

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Charlie Monroe, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.   

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Lab-grown human heart tissue could mean better drug tests, faster transplants and more accurate models of disease. To get there, Palaniappan Sethu, Ph.D., is stretching ingenuity.

New UAB research is combining mathematical modeling and advanced imaging to find the right mix of therapy for patients with a common subtype of breast cancer.

In a talk at UAB on March 6, the NIH director shared his thoughts on exceptional opportunities for science and young scientists — and highlighted several exciting UAB projects.
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New research funding powers UAB investigators pushing the envelope in all areas of discovery. Go behind the scenes of our latest grants and contracts in this new series — including a peek inside an orbiting super-fridge that sips electricity in space.  

Funding from AMERICAN Cast Iron Pile Co. will enable the School of Engineering to continue offering scholarships and hands-on research and learning experiences for the next six years.

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Learn which academic programs are available to staff through UAB’s educational assistance benefit during the third session of Taking Charge of Your Career noon-2 p.m. Nov. 15 in HSC Ballroom A.

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Forty years ago, the Department of Biomedical Engineering took root in the basement of Cudworth Hall. Today it spans three buildings and nearly 20,000 square feet of laboratory space.

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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.

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Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D., and Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., will carry the mace in the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies, respectively.

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

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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.

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Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

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