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    Ten lessons to learn as freshmen

    Welcome to all freshmen! I came here as a transfer student a few years ago, and in my experience, Birmingham is a great town and UAB is an outstanding academic community.  There is much to take advantage of...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    How to deal with being a Non-Traditional Student

    Welcome, Non-Traditional Students! As great as the first week is, one group is noticeably absent from the big welcome. Although non-traditional students are fairly abundant at UAB, few resources are provided to help adult students transition into...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    A Tribute to Dr. Chernov

    I knew Dr. Chernov by reputation as I entered his MA 486 (math statistics) class in spring 2014. From what I had been told by former students, I was in for something of a mathematical revelation. Dr....

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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    UAB to create Institute for Human Rights

    The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on June 13 approved a proposal by the University of Alabama at Birmingham to establish the UAB Institute for Human Rights. The Institute for Human Rights will employ innovative...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    LCME grants full accreditation to School of Medicine

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    UAB researcher awarded unusual grant to better understand how vision works

    One University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry researcher is working toward a better understanding of how vision works with funding from an unusual type of R01 grant. Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Breakthrough MitraClip procedure repairs one heart structurally, another emotionally

    Mary York knew the walk from the living room to the bedroom should not have been difficult for her husband, Bill, despite his age, but the 83-year-old could not walk anywhere in his house without stopping to...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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    Students represent UAB in social justice initiative

    Brendan Rice participated in the Oxfam CHANGE Initiative training in 2011 and set a path that UAB students have followed each year since. For the past four years a UAB student has been chosen to participate in...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Space One Eleven to unveil works by UAB art professor, student, July 11

    Space One Eleven will unveil works by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway, MFA, and Department of Art and Art History student Jacob Phillips during the gallery’s next Front Porch...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Gardens help cancer survivors cope, heal and grow

    A diagnosis of breast cancer in 2010 hit Susan Rossman pretty hard. A year later, a pioneering study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham helped her reclaim her life from cancer’s grasp. “I think that cancer...

    • Posted July 5, 2014
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