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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Innovative programs prepare students in Alabama for next-gen careers

    The University of Alabama System is playing a lead role in building the state’s next-generation workforce, with a wide array of innovative academic programs and extra-curricular activities that prepare students for today’s most dynamic career paths.

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  • The University of Alabama System’s broad impact powers economic growth

    The overall economic impact of The University of Alabama System exceeds $10 billion a year, but the true impacts of these institutions extend far beyond any financial measurement.

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  • Trustees name new UA residence hall for Judge John H. England Jr.

    A new student residence hall at The University of Alabama will bear the name of one of the state’s most admired civic leaders – John H. England Jr., who is known for decades of distinguished service as a judge and a member of The University of Alabama System’s Board of Trustees.

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  • UA System programs prepare students for cybersecurity careers

    Protecting the nation’s critical physical and digital assets from cyber attackers is an urgent global priority, and The University of Alabama System is pursuing this critical mission on multiple fronts.

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  • An Interview with Interim Chancellor Fess St. John

    Interim Chancellor Fess St. John extols the virtues and impact of The University of Alabama System.