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UAB general surgery resident receives the prestigious Fulbright scholarship
Autumn Beavers, M.D., has been awarded the Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to study in Tanzania.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:39 AM


Skin cancer protection: Experts walk through the life cycle of sun exposure
UAB expert says wearing sunscreen and getting checked regularly by a dermatologist can be key in preventing skin cancer this summer.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:39 AM
UAB neuroscience student Ayush Jain selected for the distinguished UK Fulbright Summer Institute 202
This program is a way for Jain to contribute positively to societal issues while furthering his understanding of public health and social dynamics.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:38 AM
UAB Hospital-Highlands Family and Community Medicine Clinic expands services to include prenatal car
The Family and Community Medicine Clinic at UAB Hospital-Highlands has 14 providers and seven residents prepared to treat pregnant individuals and newborns. ...
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Edmonds selected for English language teaching project overseas
Edmonds will present innovative strategies to address eco-anxiety and promote trauma-informed teaching at two summer camps for Hungarian and Ukrainian teachers.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Olympian Vonetta Flowers set to speak at UAB Sports and Exercise Medicine conference on runners med
At the conference, runners of all levels will be able to learn from Olympian and UAB alumna Vonetta Flowers, as well as explore ways to boost their energy and improve performance. ...
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Experts provide background and treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa: a chronic skin condition
About 1 percent to 2 percent of people in the United States have hidradenitis suppurativa, and it most commonly affects women who are African American or biracial.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB Hospital recognized as a Best Regional Hospital for Equitable Access
UAB Hospital has been named a one of the first ever “Best Regional Hospitals for Equitable Access” for its commitment to serving socioeconomically disadvantaged patients.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Aged to perfection: Collat Emeritus Professor Joe Van Matre uses proceeds from fine wine auction to
Thanks to a bit of creative philanthropy, the Van Matre family will be providing help to promising UAB students and their families for years to come.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB alum and veteran uses dental degree to serve fellow veterans
Verhine is looking forward to advancing his skills as a dentist while being able to serve his fellow veterans through oral health care after graduation. ...
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB Volleyball set to host 2024 Freeburg training camps
The UAB Volleyball program is offering five opportunities for students of a variety of ages to take their game to the next level.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Study highlights changing impact of teen childbirth on womens education across generations
A new UAB study sheds light on how changes in sociohistorical contexts impact the role of teen births on attainment of higher education.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UABs 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiati
UABs strategic planning continues to blaze its path to improve more lives by leveraging construction projects that include new and enhanced facilities across the institution, blooming green spaces and art installations.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB to participate in trial to find best sedative choice for intubations
The study will observe two sedation medications, ketamine and etomidate, that are most commonly used for sedations, ketamine and etomidate, to determine which is best during intubations.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Will AI take over human creativity? UAB philosopher offers insights
Brainard does not think AI offers a substitute for human creativity at this time. AI has yet to compete with humans originality, a particular form of self-cultivation, connectedness and imagination.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
Student research to be highlighted at UABs 2024 summer expo
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will hold its summer Service Learning and Undergraduate Research Expo from July 22-26.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
NASA awards Exceptional Public Service Medal to UAB EITD research engineering manager
A research engineering manager with the Engineering and Innovative Technology Development group was recently awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal by NASAs Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
$18.5 million U19 grant will study B and T memory cells in transplanted lungs, uteruses and kidneys
Indirect benefits could include how to lessen rejection of transplanted organs and damage to the transplanted tissue.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB receives $21.4 million from NIH to expand Alzheimers Disease Research Center
The new, five-year grant will support research in the UAB Alzheimers Disease Research Center to address dementia disparities in the Deep South.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
UAB Chemistry professor recognized as one of Chemical and Engineering News Talented Twelve of 2024
Outi Keinänen was selected to be a part of Chemical and Engineering News 2024 class of the Talented Twelve.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:37 AM
3 local Birmingham authors publish their first novels—everything you need to know
Looking to read locally? Check out these 3 Birmingham authors publishing their first novels. #ThankYouBooks #Localauthors #Booknerds JD...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
New York-based painting company plans to knock Willie Mays mural out of the park [PHOTOS]
BHAM MURAL IN PROGRESS: Get a sneak peek of the new Willie Mays mural in Downtown Birmingham!...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
FATHERS DAY SPECIAL: Baby Black howler monkey born at Birmingham Zoo
?? Let's hear some name suggestions! Place them in the comments ???? — Go! #monkey #birminghamzoo #fathersday...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
Inside the $8M renovation of Birminghams historic Massey Building [PHOTOS]
Built in 1925, the Massey Building will celebrate its centenial anniversary in 2025 ?? #MasseyBuilding #ColliersAlabama #DowntownBirmingham nw...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
14 splash pads to visit this summer across the Greater Birmingham Area
?? SPLASH PADS: It's HOT across Birmingham! Here's where to cool off + have a blast. #birminghamalabama #splashpadsbirminghamal #summer PI...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
More busking coming to Downtown Birmingham
TUNES AND TREATS: Local nonprofit is holding an exciting event complete with buskers + dessert on 20th St.
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
Job-seekers: 11K+ jobs available around Birmingham right now
?? JOBS AVAILABLE: Check out 11K+ jobs available in Birmingham right now. NowPartner #birminghamal #jobsinbirmingham...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
Once a Childrens patient, now a highly-decorated wheelchair basketball coach
PATIENT ?? EMPLOYEE: Read the story of Savannah Gardner + help kick off Children's of Alabama's 113th birthday celebration. ?? NowPartner #ChildrensofAlabama #LakeshoreFoundation #LakeshoreLakers #wheelchairbasketball CM...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
Willie Mays unable to attend Rickwood Field tribute: My heart will be with you all
Willie Mays will not make it to Birmingham for Thursday nights MLB at Rickwood Field Tribute to the Negro Leagues game, according to the San Fransico Chronicle.  Here is Willie Continue Reading ...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
NEW nursing program coming to the University of Montevallo—everything you need to know
????COMING SOON: University of Montevallo Nursing Program! Here's everything you need to know. ?? NowPartner #UniversityofMontevallo #Montevalloalabama #nursingprogram CM...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:08:02 AM
Media Release 139- Armed Robbery Crime Stoppers Arrests
BPD Highlights Armed Robbery Crime Stoppers Arrests BPD Robbery detectives have achieved great success in their investigations due to our community partners, Crime Stoppers, and members within our many communities. Since December 2023, BPD Robbery detectives have made arrests MONTHLY resulting in 7 armed robbery suspects being taken into custody.  7330 1st Avenue North (Family […] The post Media Release 139- Armed Robbery Crime Stoppers Arrests first appeared on Birmingham Police Depa...
Birmingham Police News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 8:00:30 AM
Scott Martin: Dry, hot day for Alabama, with no rain in sight this week
Afternoon highs will be in the upper 80s to the lower 90s.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 7:50:14 AM
FIRST LOOK: Rickwood Field renovation nearly complete, in time for MLB game
I can't say that this renovation is a dream come true, because I never could have dreamed anything this big. ~ Gerald Watkins, Chairman and Executive Director, Friends of Rickwood Field NowPartner #RickwoodField #MLB #BirminghamBlackBarons #BirminghamBarons #FriendsOfRickwoodField #AlabamaPower...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
20 Fathers Day Weekend events in Birmingham—June 14-16
?? WEEKEND PLANS: Check out like theatre, shopping events + Father's Day fun in Bham, June 14-16. #birminghamalabama #birminghamalevents PI...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
Boost local students reading skills—become a volunteer tutor now
?? You can help local kids become big readers—check out this exciting volunteer opportunity in Birmingham now. #NowPartner #birminghamal #readingbirminghamal #tutoringbirminghamal #volunteerbirminghamal PI...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
Birmingham-Southern College estate auction and sale are now online
Want to see what items BSC is auctioning off and selling? Here are the details. #foreverever #bsc #birminghamalabama...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
GIDDY UP! Birmingham Stallions stampedes to 3rd consecutive title
?? KINGS OF SPRING FOOTBALL: Birmingham Stallions 3-Peat! Coach Skip Holtz for the Alabama Sports HOF! Fans react. #giddyup #UFL #Birminghamstallions...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
Trailblazer Jane Reed Ross to be inducted into the prestigious Council of Fellows
?? ??????? If you have walked or bicycled a trail in Birmingham, Jane Reed Ross likely helped develop and create it. #hiking #trails #biking #paths...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6:07:07 AM
6 new + coming soon businesses around the Birmingham area—plus one closing
??OPENINGS: Catch up on some new spots in town + one restaurant that has closed indefinitely?? #bham #openings #downtownbham #comingsoon #lakeview #mountainbrook #gh...
Bham Now at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:07:33 AM
Willie Mays Will Not Be at Historic Rickwood Field for Thursdays Tribute Game
Associated Press Willie Mays will not be in attendance when the San Francisco Giants face the St. Louis Cardinals at Rickwood Field on Thursday in a game honoring him and the Negro Leagues. Mays, who began his career in Alabama with the Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro Leagues and played for the Giants from […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:05:59 AM
Bo Jackson Played at Rickwood Field as Prep Star, Collegiate Slugger and Pro
By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. | For The Birmingham Times Name a baseball legend and its likely he played at Birminghams historic Legion Field. In all, 182 Baseball Hall of Famers have played at the oldest standing baseball park in the U.S. Those greats include Willie Mays, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Satchel Paige, Oscar Charleston, Mule […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:05:57 AM
Graphic design at UAB gives artist the skills to lead clients to the top
This spring, Samantha Richardson won her second Mosaic Award, the American Advertising Federations highest honor, for her work with a new Birmingham, Alabama, nonprofit, In Solidarity: The Beth El Civil Rights Experience.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:07:38 AM
Hoover gives sendoff party for Miss Hoover 2024 Abbie Stockard
Stockard will compete to become the next Miss Alabama June 26-29 at Samford University's Wright Center.
280 Living at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:07:24 AM
What to Know About Parking, Shuttles, Security and More for MLB at Rickwood Field
birminghamal.gov The City of Birmingham and Major League Baseball have released details about the MLB at Rickwood Field game coming up Thursday, June 20. Details about offsite parking, shuttle service, security, ballpark policies, and information about accessibility are available below. If youre attending the game, youll want to read these details before you head to […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:05:57 AM
Two Hoover residents sue the city over stormwater management
Hoover residents Katie Thomas and Sheree Beavers claim in the lawsuit that the city is granting waivers to developers using regulations that were never approved by the City Council.
280 Living at Monday, June 17, 2024 11:07:17 PM
Dont sweat it: Safely enjoy summer while pregnant
UAB womens health physician discusses how to avoid overheating and dehydration while pregnant.
UAB Campus News at Monday, June 17, 2024 9:06:48 PM
Southeasts first graduate degree program focused on AI in medicine launched at UAB
UAB now enrolling students in the Master of Science degree in artificial intelligence in medicine.
UAB Campus News at Monday, June 17, 2024 9:06:48 PM
SouthPoint adds longtime shareholder to board
The bank's newest addition to its board of directors member is also member of Cullman City Council.
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, June 17, 2024 7:41:18 PM
Birmingham companies complete $54M rental development
The 360,500-square-foot property houses 266 units.
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, June 17, 2024 7:38:28 PM
Parkside bar gets final approval from Birmingham design committee
The bar is the final piece of a major redevelopment project.
Birmingham Business Journal at Monday, June 17, 2024 7:30:34 PM
Growing up in Birmingham, my father struck me for dating a Catholic girl
Today’s guest columnist is Chervis Isom. Editor’s note: Chervis Isom passed away in 2023. He was raised  by an intolerant father, but he grew up to be a remarkable man with  a  remarkable life. He wrote the following piece. titled The Right Cross in 2016. “Your mother is upset that you’re spending so much time … Continue reading Growing up in Birmingham, my father struck me for dating a Catholic girl →...
Comeback Town at Sunday, June 16, 2024 12:01:59 AM
Something funny is going on in Birmingham
Today’s guest columnist is Rebecca Rothman. Some things are so far-fetched you cant make them up. Im a happily married mom of two well-adjusted teenagers. I work in finance. I volunteer at my temple, host Shabbat dinners, and drive carpool to Girl Scouts. I am a practical person! And yet here I am at the … Continue reading Something funny is going on in Birmingham →...
Comeback Town at Friday, June 14, 2024 12:01:51 AM
Why does Birmingham have such low self-esteem?
Today’s guest columnist is Michael Sznajderman. Hey Birmingham. Why do we have such low self-esteem? Yes, we have a dark history. Yes, our steamy summers can be trying. And yes, weve got some tough issues that arent easily solved. I could go on. But its our chronic insecurity – the discomfort we display when trying … Continue reading Why does Birmingham have such low self-esteem? →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, June 11, 2024 3:01:48 PM
The Best Basketball Team in Bama History
Today’s guest columnist is Bill Ivey. Nate Oats is arguably the best college basketball coach in the country. He recruits at a high level, understands how to create a structured but creative atmosphere, and knows he can win big at Alabama. Coach Oats is building a foundation that could lead to a national championship. This … Continue reading The Best Basketball Team in Bama History →...
Comeback Town at Sunday, June 9, 2024 12:01:49 AM
The stunning secret of Mountain Brooks first mayor
Today’s guest columnist is Frank McPhillips. Charles Zukoski, Jr was Mountain Brooks first mayor, elected in 1942, weeks after the City was incorporated. He also was, without doubt, among the most brilliant and creative public servants in Mountain Brooks history, lauded by the Birmingham Post-Herald as the City’s Thomas Jefferson “who established its law and … Continue reading The stunning secret of Mountain Brook’s first mayor →...
Comeback Town at Friday, June 7, 2024 12:01:56 AM
Escalating violence: Last remaining Birmingham merchant remembers secret meeting
Today’s guest columnist is Barbara Keight Staub. “I wouldve beaten King if those damn merchants hadnt given in.” — Bull Connor, Commissioner of Public Safety, 1963 Nine years after Brown vs. Board of Education ordered the integration of public schools, most private facilities in the Deep South were still segregated in 1963. Banks refused to … Continue reading Escalating violence: Last remaining Birmingham merchant remembers secret meeting →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, June 4, 2024 8:01:53 AM
We moved to downtown Birmingham, its awesome!
Today’s guest columnist is Jimmy Krell. Some folks may have thought we were nuts, but my wife and I moved to downtown Birmingham and we couldnt be happier. Not only that, but my partners and I moved our dermatology practice to downtown. This has been one of the best decisions weve ever made. We feel … Continue reading We moved to downtown Birmingham, it’s awesome! →...
Comeback Town at Sunday, June 2, 2024 12:01:51 AM
$158M regional attraction proposed for Jefferson County
Today’s guest columnist is Jimmy Parnell. For thousands of families, livestock shows are where parents and children make memories, pass along life lessons and grow relationships. For my family, the show ring was our baseball diamond, soccer field and concert stage.  Its where I watched my children — and countless others — mature into responsible, … Continue reading $158M regional attraction proposed for Jefferson County →...
Comeback Town at Thursday, May 30, 2024 9:02:15 AM
Do we have the courage to reimagine Birmingham?
Today’s guest columnist is Tyler Jones. After our first night in Crestwood, I knew we were not alone in this old house. The neighbors blueberry pie had been raptured by mice. Or was it the Norway rat? Then the water came. It came from the ceiling, from the fireplace, from underneath the back door. As … Continue reading Do we have the courage to reimagine Birmingham? →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, May 28, 2024 8:02:00 AM
The worlds about to discover a one-of-a-kind Birmingham attraction
Today’s guest columnist is Gerald Watkins. The worlds about to discover a unique Birmingham attraction. An attraction that even many local folks dont know much about. A huge event is coming to Birmingham! An event that that virtually no one saw coming. You may have heard of Rickwood Field. And you may know its the … Continue reading The worlds about to discover a one-of-a-kind Birmingham attraction →...
Comeback Town at Sunday, May 26, 2024 1:01:50 AM

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