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UAB's Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program is open to all faculty involved in undergraduate teaching, with priority given to courses taught by faculty who are new or marginally experienced with service-learning. The workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.
The Blazer Bowling League is a great way to meet people, have fun and help raise money for the UAB Benevolent Fund. This is a 14-week, sanctioned league with cash prizes at the end.
A man wearing an odd-looking backpack walked around campus Wednesday to capture panoramic street-level views for Google Maps. Google is working with the Office of Public Relations and Marketing to create a campus view for UAB similar to the ones it hosts for Stanford, Cornell, Dartmouth and other notable universities throughout the world.
UAB Campus Recreation's Wellness Catering hosts a free information session that explores nutrition, health, and wellness 12:15-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month. All are welcome to bring your lunch and attend. Sign up at Membership Services.
The Business-Engineering Complex lobby will be the arena for a robot battle royale this week, when engineering students pit their specially designed robots against each other in the sumo ring.
Six students will display works in graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography for the new Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition, which opens April 30 in UAB's Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts. A free opening reception is planned 5-8 p.m. May 1.
Racial disparities in obesity rates among U.S. adults often are blamed on socioeconomic status because of its influence on diet and physical activity, but a new model suggests this is true only for men. Bisakha Sen, Ph.D., associate professor of health care policy at UAB, says the data suggests culture or genetics may play a larger role among women in her findings published in Obesity.
The April 15 UAB-Alabama State baseball game was cancelled due to weather and will not be rescheduled. Exchange your tickets for any UAB baseball game by bringing them and your photo I.D. to the UAB or Regions Field Ticket Office. The Strike Out Cancer event has been moved to the April 26 game against Marshall.
Andrew Demshuk, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, has received a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Award that will enable him to pursue a comparative history of post-1945 reconstruction and urban planning in three cities divided by Cold War borders — Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Leipzig, East Germany, and Wrocław, western Poland.
The UAB Epilepsy Center again has been recognized as a Level 4 Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The designation affirms UAB has the professional expertise and facilities to provide the "highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.”
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