Ask Dr. Eric Jack what makes a person successful, and you will quickly understand the character of the man. Jack, who was recently named president elect of the Rotary Club of Birmingham for 2018-19, answers the question by recalling the qualities of Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa. He speaks of everyday people who sacrifice to serve their families and communities, as well as leaders, followers and frontline employees.
It is not an unusual sight to see old warehouses and industrial buildings being brought back to life around Birmingham…or brand new buildings going up.
Do you love science and want to work hands-on with exciting experiments? Then sign up for one of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Mad Scientist events. Continue reading “UAB to host Mad Scientist Day events for elementary and high school kids in Birmingham”
Want to make more money? You may think larger, more powerful cities are where you need to go, but that may not be the case. Birmingham may actually be your best bet! Continue reading “Birmingham named America’s highest-paying city by Trulia”
Recently, a couple of Alabama turtle species, the Gopher tortoise and Diamondback terrapin garnered support from Governor Kay Ivey and UAB.
On Saturday, March 24th, more than four hundred cyclists rolled away from UAB’s Kirkland Clinic for the 4th Annual Magic City Cycliad. Be sure to check out the photo gallery at the end of this post!
Strap on your bowling shoes and cheer on the UAB women’s bowling team because they have some big news! Continue reading “UAB’s women’s bowling team qualifies for USBC National Championship”
Birmingham has another champion to call our own. Chris Osborne won 2 out of 3 divisions in the Amputee Long Drive Championship.
If you had to tell your story in just six words, could you do it? Continue reading “UAB announces winners of ‘Say It in 6’ competition”
The 2003 study has received nearly $100 million in grant funding since it began.
As you drive around the southside of downtown Birmingham, it seems every building belongs to UAB. You’ve probably seen a few outdated buildings on the UAB campus that just don’t compare to the sleek, new and improved ones.
Five Special Tactics Airmen will receive the Bronze Star Medal – the military’s fourth highest combat medal – for extraordinary heroism during a ceremony at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The ceremony will take place at 11a.m. on February 13, 2018. Continue reading “Special Operations Surgical Team to receive Bronze Star Medal at UAB”
It’s that time of year again, February 7, National Signing Day. All over the country young high school football stars are being paid lots of attention by eager recruiters from large programs and smaller ones. Meet a few of our local athletes. Perhaps they will go on to be household names someday! Continue reading “Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments”
The city wants to play ball, ya’ll.