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

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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


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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

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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


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Investments in future by both students, university go hand in hand. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:05 PM Faces


Photo courtesy of the Young Supporters Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Get ready for a fiesta during Cinco de Mayo this year. more

Apr 24, 2017 4:49 PM Happenings

Khalid 2017

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Hot young R&B star Khalid will offer a free concert at the UAB Hill Student Center on April 22, and 17 art students will present their BFA exhibit at AEIVA. more

Apr 21, 2017 9:34 AM Central City

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Jesse Chambers

Several hundred people turned out with their dogs on a warm, sunny morning to take part in the run or just hang out on the UAB Campus Green while supporting Hand in Paw. more

Apr 16, 2017 4:55 PM Happenings

jeremy denk 2017

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A pianist acclaimed by the New York Times will play at UAB April 23. The UAB marching band has a leader. And young cancer patients have some new support. more

Apr 14, 2017 9:01 AM Central City

UAB Gospel Choir

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The UAB Gospel Choir will present its annual spring concert at the historic 16th Street Baptist Church downtown on Palm Sunday, April 9. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:48 AM Central City

Jessica Angel

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A major art installation will be unveiled with sounds and lights at AEIVA on Friday, March 31, and a UAB literary journal gets s new name. more

Mar 31, 2017 9:02 AM Central City

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The U.S. Army Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, who've performed around the world, will play for free at The Alys on March 26. more

Mar 24, 2017 9:44 AM Central City

Magic City Cycliad

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The Magic City Cycliad on March 25 will combine bike riding and brunch in a major fundraiser for The Deep South Cancer Foundation. more

Mar 17, 2017 9:12 AM Central City

John Pizzarelli

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Acclaimed guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli will play at The Alys on March 11, and the College of Arts and Sciences will get a new, nearly $40 million home. more

Mar 10, 2017 9:03 AM Central City