The eyes have it this week in the Briefs, as UAB experts offer eye tips for the eclipse and for summertime contact lens care more

Aug 18, 2017 9:04 AM Central City


Photo and cover photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The UAB football program's return comes full circle on Sept. 2, when it plays a game for the first time since 2014. more

Aug 16, 2017 1:51 PM Faces


Jesse Chambers

UAB Hospital is again ranked as No. 1 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report, and summer commencement will be held at Bartow Arena Aug. 12. more

Aug 11, 2017 2:34 PM Central City

The Edge of Chaos hosts a show of art by Alabama children with vision issues, plaudits for nursing education, engineers build for NASA more

Aug 4, 2017 1:04 PM Neck of the Woods

UAB has announced that Calhoun Community College has become part of the university's Joint Admission Program, which also includes Lawson State and Jefferson State. more

Jul 28, 2017 11:40 AM Central City

school supplies

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A UAB expert offers families tips on saving money on students' school items, and full-scale recruitment has begun for the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:40 AM Neck of the Woods


Photo by Ron Burkett.

A small group of Birmingham women are creating an organization for women in scientific careers to network, mentor each other and learn how to share what they know with the broader community. more

Jul 19, 2017 11:02 AM Happenings

Hill Student Center

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The UAB Hill Student Center recently won a design award from the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. more

Jul 13, 2017 11:25 AM Neck of the Woods

Lt. Col. Benjamin Mitchel & team

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Lt. Col. Benjamin Mitchell, M.D., the commander of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team at UAB, recently won a Heroes of Military Medicine Award more

Jul 7, 2017 9:35 AM Neck of the Woods

UAB Summer Band 2014

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The UAB Summer Band will give a free patriotic concert on the Campus Green July 4 and also give attendees a great view of the fireworks show on Red Mountain. more

Jun 30, 2017 10:25 AM

UAB ada long workshop 2016

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The English Department will give high-school students a chance to work with published pros at the annual Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop June 12-30. more

Jun 8, 2017 2:46 PM Happenings

Dr. Michael J. Birrer

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Dr. Michael J. Birrer, a leading medical oncologist and researcher from Massachusetts General Hospital, was named the center's director. more

Jun 2, 2017 10:03 AM , , Neck of the Woods

pam benoit

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Pam Benoit, a veteran administrator from Ohio University, has been named UAB’s new senior vice president of academic affairs and provost. more

May 26, 2017 9:22 AM Central City

Itzhak Perlman

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Violinist Itzhak Perlman will perform at the Viva Health Starlight Gala at the Alys Stephens Center on May 21, culminating the center's 20th anniversary season. more

May 19, 2017 9:27 AM Neck of the Woods


Photos by Erica Techo

In March, the Benevolent Fund established Blazer Kitchen, an on-campus food bank open to all UAB employees and students. more

May 18, 2017 3:59 PM Faces


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

As demand for on-campus housing meets UAB’s current supply, students spill over into city’s emerging housing market courting young professionals, families. more

May 18, 2017 3:54 PM Faces

UAB Firehouse clinic

Jesse Chambers

A UAB program to bring health care to the homeless has won an honorable mention from the U.S. Public Health Service. more

May 12, 2017 9:08 AM Neck of the Woods

UAB Mad Scientist Day Jr

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Kids with a taste for science can do fun experiments during Mad Scientist Day Jr. at the UAB Chemistry Building on Saturday, May 6. more

May 5, 2017 12:39 PM Central City

samantha richardson

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A graduating senior in the art department has done her part to tell the story of Birmingham's historic but threatened Fountain Heights area. more

Apr 28, 2017 9:24 AM Central City


Jesse Chambers

Clark give attendees at a Firehouse Shelter fundraiser at the Harbert Center an update on the return on Blazer football this season more

Apr 27, 2017 4:14 PM Happenings