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.
According to the UAB Reporter, UAB professor James McClintock has been named the inaugural recipient of the 2018 SCAR Medal for Education and Communication. Awarded by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the honor recognizes McClintock’s decades-long educational efforts emphasizing Antarctic climate change and impacts on marine biology.
Congrats are in order for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as they are ranked No. 10 by Times Higher Education‘s 2018 Young University Rankings. Continue reading “UAB ranked one of the top young universities in the U.S. by Times Higher Education”
What is a Beloved Community, and how can Birmingham learn from Atlanta how to aspire to be one?
Have you heard of SliceFest? It began in 2012 as the anniversary celebration of Slice Pizza & Brewhouse, and it’s grown into an annual music festival encompassing Birmingham’s thriving Lakeview District. Sarah Katherine “Suki” Bateh is one local child facing the neurological effects of Rett Syndrome. Through her namesake SUKI Foundation, many more children now have hope. Two Birmingham stories about community and growth—perhaps they were meant to go together.
Continue reading “SliceFest on June 16 raises funds for SUKI Foundation for Rett Syndrome treatment and cure. Get your tickets now.”