UAB-HudsonAlpha to conduct genomic medicine symposium
This free symposium 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12 will provide opportunities for UAB faculty to interact with HudsonAlpha faculty and learn about advanced sequencing capabilities and resources. Space is limited; register soon.
Strengthen postdoc-mentor relationships April 21-23
- Event Date May 12
Attend one or all of the presentations organized to strengthen postdoctoral training, development and diversity.Leadercast 2015 to explore braveryThe UAB Information Engineering Management Program is hosting a live on-demand simulcast of the May 8 event available by Internet.Colorful Agam sculpture returns to Callahan Eye Hospital
After restoration, Yaacov Agam’s “Complex Vision” once again adorns the Callahan Eye Hospital.Two online CME courses to improve stroke patient outcomes
UAB has collaborated with Medscape to produce two online courses that respond to concerns about the use of tPA to resolve blood clots that lead to stroke.Earth Week comes early
Earth Day is April 22, during final exams, so UAB Sustainability will host a series of events April 6-10, including the Arbor Day celebration, where you can snag a free tree, and the UAB Earth Month Festival.Spring research training program starts April 7This six-session workshop will provide research staff with the basic skills to implement and manage a clinical trial.Students leading 8 projects to promote sustainability
Some $18,000 is being awarded for projects to improve recycling, reduce waste, promote alternative energy and create a bike-repair station on the Campus Green.Funding available for nutrition P/F studiesUAB’s Nutrition Obesity Research Center will fund at least three nutrition-related pilot/feasibility studies for as much as $25,000 — with competitive renewals possible.Apply by April 30 for fellowship to promote service learningThe workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.Scholars Institute to be held at UAB May 12-13Submit your ideas for using technology in education by March 27, and register to attend free conference.Get help incorporating sustainability into your classroom
Apply by March 20 for the new Red Mountain Project. As many as 10 faculty fellows will be selected to receive a stipend of $1,000 for a new or altered course syllabus.Today’s scientists could explore careers shaping public policy
The third of five networking events on career options beyond the academy for postdoctoral scientists, graduate students and undergraduates will be held noon March 6.UAB to host annual meeting of cancer-prevention specialistsThe American Society of Preventive Oncology will meet March 15-17 at UAB, home to ASPO's current president Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., associate director of UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Review the schedule and register online.Nursing conference to enhance leadership practices for quality, safetyThis interactive workshop will focus on developing authentic leaders, practice environments, teamwork and collaborative relationships.Training to help faculty secure CAREER awardsThe three-session training program, led by previous recipients, will walk applicants through the process noon-1 p.m. March 13, April 10 and May 8.Water-saving program proves sustainability is cost-effectiveThe Cahaba River Society awarded its Watershed Conservation Development Award to a UAB program that saved 89 million gallons of water and $1.2 million in 2014.Apply for faculty development grants by March 12The grants provide seed money for research, teaching and service-related projects and is available to all UAB full-time faculty.Soccer to get a new home fieldThe UA System Board of Trustees approved the construction of BBVA Compass Field for UAB Men’s and Women’s Soccer. Located south of University Boulevard just east of I-65, the field — to be ready by fall 2015 — will be the first impression visitors encounter as they enter campus from I-65.Future home for School of Business, innovation approved by trusteesPhase I planning will proceed for the new Collat School of Business building, which also will house the B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It will provide multidimensional learning and collaborative spaces, plus labs for behavioral research and sales presentations, study rooms and more.
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