In 2016, NPR held its annual Tiny Desk Contest, as part of their popular Tiny Desk Concert series, which has been viewed on You Tube more than 2 billion times, and has millions of loyal followers on radio. Out of more than 6000 contest video entries from all over the world, a jury of high profiled musicians came back with one unanimous winner – Gaelynn Lea.
Earlier this week, The Opus Group (Opus), headquartered in Minneapolis, in partnership with The McKinney Fund & Company announced the start of construction on a new 17-story, mixed-use student living community on the edge of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) campus.
According to Commute Smart records, UAB employee Greg Harber bicycled or walked everyday to work and back home in 2018. Since 2013, he has only driven a car twice to work.
That was the most common statement used at today’s groundbreaking on the site of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Multi-Use Stadium.
Renovations have officially wrapped up at Hilton Birmingham at UAB. Here’s a look at what’s new. Continue reading “Hilton Hotels and Resorts returns to Birmingham at UAB”
UAB has launched a new sustainability strategic plan that will transform the university’s academic and medical campus by the year 2025.
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Bham Now October BOLD Series speaker, UAB professor Dr. Sarah Parcak made global news earlier this month, when her team of archaeological adventurers discovered 800 Egyptian tombs, at Lisht, an ancient burial ground.
College. The days are busy and stressful, but totally exciting and fun—especially when you attend college in Birmingham. What makes Birmingham such a hot college town? Here are a five reasons we think it’s pretty great! Continue reading “5 reasons why Birmingham is a great college town, including top-notch education and late-night eats”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on August 24, 2018. Opening of the $37.5 million facility and home to UAB Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Blaze, UAB’s iconic mascot, has found a home in front of the new UAB Collat School of Business building.
The UAB football program made its much anticipated comeback last year after a two year hiatus, and they came back with a vengeance.
According to the ShanghaiRanking’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry has been named one of the world’s top 25 dental schools.
Own an electric vehicle (EV), or considering purchasing one? A growing number of electric vehicle charging stations across Birmingham make it more practical than ever to go electric. Here’s where you can charge your ride in the Magic City.
Last week, the Urban Land Institute of Alabama (ULI Alabama) held its quarterly meeting at UAB. The keynote speaker, Tim Keane, Atlanta’s Commissioner of Planning, sparked a healthy conversation among Birmingham’s urban design and economic development communities about aspiring to be what Martin Luther King, Jr. called a “beloved community.”
When I first moved to Birmingham from Georgia, the hit “Move” by Ludacris was big. The lyrics are about Atlanta traffic on Interstate 20, but I soon learned the tune is perfectly appropriate for Highway 280 in the Greater Birmingham area. Hoover mayor Frank Brocato wants to change that, and he thinks a rapid transit system is the answer.