Hundreds of protesters met at the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport this afternoon to demonstrate opposition against President Trump’s executive orders banning people from Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Iran, Somalia or Yemen from traveling to the U.S. for 90 days.
Confusion and chaos spread across U.S. airports this weekend as anxious families searched for arriving relatives, friends and business associates and protestors demonstrated against the measure.
While many people enter a new year with a resolution to lose weight, James Fowler’s goal is to put some of the roads within the UAB campus on a diet instead. As the Director of Planning Design and Construction at UAB, Fowler is working with Birmingham city officials to reduce the amount of vehicle traffic on campus streets by improving conditions for cyclists and pedestrians. The idea is to decrease the area of the existing surface streets dedicated to cars, a process Fowler calls “road diets.”
“This allows us the flexibility to add things like bike lanes, wider sidewalks, better crosswalks and landscaped mediums,” Fowler said.
“It will help us create a more livable, attractive campus.”
The Master of Business Administration is a fan favorite when it comes to furthering one’s education. Lucky for Bham there are quite a few places to choose from, not only in our city but nearby as well. If you are looking to get your MBA, here’s a guide to help you find your perfect program.
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It is always impressive to see the growth of small business owners in the Bham community. Bare Naked Noodles is one of those sweet success stories. This Southern Italian cafe offers the freshest fare around and is getting more and more popular in Birmingham.
Alabama lovesfootball. But it’s a rough sport. You probably know someone who’s been injured in the game. Recently, football has come under fire for the inherent risks, which include the lifelong effects of repeated head injuries, such as concussions. Helmets used today offer protection from direct impacts, but little else. Can technology make it safer?
New Gear. New Training Facility. Same Drive to Dominate. Yesterday, the UAB Football Program announced the upcoming season’s schedule. The team just got that much closer to their return date and their fans definitely got more excited.
Four days before a scheduled Caesarean-section, Ashley Neil of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, learned that her baby girl, Parker, would have only minutes to live. An ultrasound showed Parker had a severe heart defect that is virtually always fatal. But through fastidious planning and an unprecedented approach to treatment, Parker survived.