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Build your own little urban oasis with other faculty and staff in UAB Gardens, reopening for its second year. Remaining plots are available on a first-come basis. New members will have an lunchtime orientation at April 11 onsite at 850 Eighth Ct. South.
The UAB Police Department is undergoing its periodic review by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and assessors will be on campus April 8-11.
This is the first of only two membership campaigns for Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM this year, its chief source of funding, and the goal for this campaign is $250,000. Donations may be made by calling 800-444-9246 or online at wbhm.org.
Inc.’s Best Industries 2014 series highlights UAB spin-off Malcovery Security in its article, “Watching the (Digital) Detectives Rout Out Cyber Fraudsters.”
Birmingham, with help from UAB, is one of 16 cities chosen this year to receive a grant that contributes the skills and expertise of IBM’s top talent to help cities address critical issues. It's hoped this will lay the groundwork for change that will help stabilize neighborhoods and lead to sustainable, healthy growth for decades to come.
Mervyn Sterne Library Director Jerry Stephens, Ph.D., announced he will retire May 31. Stephens, who first joined the library in 1974 when it was a part of the former University College, is only the second director for UAB's main academic library. A national search for dean of libraries is underway.
Work began March 25 to install a new electrical feed to Campbell Hall from the 14th Street side of the building; it is not expected to disrupt daily traffic in the area.
Associate Professor Sarah Nafziger, M.D., is among the nation's first physicians to be board-certified in Emergency Medical Services, a sub-specialty of emergency medicine available to diplomates of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Loring Rue, M.D., UAB Hospital's chief patient safety and clinical effectiveness officer, is included on Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know." Rue, a trauma surgeon, has been with UAB since 1983, when he began his internship here.
Tune in for dispatches from UAB’s Gorgas Course in Tropical Medicine in Peru, as physicians care for patients and learn firsthand about endemic heath issues such as malaria, tapeworms and cat scratch fever. Follow updates at uab.edu/medicine/news/peru, on Twitter @UABSOM #UABGorgas and on Facebook.
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