Dean Vickers: UAB Medicine is building on rapid growth to achieve lofty goals
Over the past five years, Dr. Selwyn Vickers has seen the UAB medical enterprise build on a powerful growth spurt that began more than a decade ago. It’s a continued evolution that has further lifted UAB’s reputation and thrust it onto the national stage for research, patient care and education.
Alabama Transportation Institute research drives ‘Rebuild Alabama’ discussions
As state lawmakers evaluate Gov. Kay Ivey’s “Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan,” they have been able to make smart decisions based on the current conditions of state’s road and bridges as well as how demands placed on the transportation system are likely to grow over the next generation.
Matt Might’s personal quest sparks UAB precision medicine revolution
For Dr. Matt Might, director of the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the future of medicine revolves around physicians harnessing information on a scale unimagined by patients today.
Universities’ programs tackle health care issues in rural Alabama
In Alabama’s rural communities, a health care crisis is spreading. Local hospitals are straining under economic pressures and slashing services to keep the doors open. In all but a handful of counties, there is a shortage of front-line doctors.
Students launch work on art trail project funded by McMahon-Pleiad Prize
In a workshop on the campus of The University of Alabama, student Ringo Lisko is beginning to create what will become an 8-foot bronze sculpture that features the Alabama state flower and transmits a message about personal growth in a supportive community.
UA System adding momentum to Alabama’s innovation economy
Innovative ideas launched on the campuses of The University of Alabama System and the network of experts who are shaping those plans into a viable reality are making an impact across the state and beyond.
UA System Hotline
High ethical standards are vital to workplace morale and productivity, and maintaining them is a core value for The University of Alabama System. The Hotline enables all members of the university community to inquire about or report unethical or unlawful work-related behavior anonymously.
The UA System’s Intercampus Interactive Telepresence System (IITS) is a statewide videoconferencing network. IITS has grown to become Alabama’s premier interactive telepresence network. IITS offers a convenient method for remote meetings, online learning, technical support for desktop and mobile devices, and more.