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Tuskegee University on WSFA (NBC) – Montgomery, AL

Tuskegee University on WSFA (NBC) – Montgomery, AL

…it’s not artwork…but science and technology…at work. It’s an open house going on at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery. 120 students are showing off their research and the National Science Foundation funds the conference. Click here for the video.

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Dr. Christopher Lawson Named Vice-Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR States

Dr. Christopher Lawson Named Vice-Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR States

The EPSCoR/IDeA Foundation/Coalition is an organization that organizes national EPSCoR activities and lobbies on its behalf to the U.S. Congress. The Foundation is the non-lobbying arm, and the Coalition includes lobbying activities. More details are available here. Dr. Lawson has been on the EPSCoR / IDeA Coalition Board of the Directors since 2010. He has […]

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UAH hires new VP of Research with background in cyber security, military

UAH hires new VP of Research with background in cyber security, military

The University of Alabama in Huntsville has hired a new vice president for research who has an extensive background in cyber security and is a retired Army colonel. Rayford Vaughn joins the UAH administration after serving as associate vice president for research at Mississippi State University since 2010. During his career at Mississippi State, which […]

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UAB named to national list of 50 Advancing Women in STEM

UAB named to national list of 50 Advancing Women in STEM

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been named one of 50 Colleges Advancing Women in STEM by The College Database, a leading not-for-profit resource for college-related data and rankings. stem_ranking_sUAB earned distinction for its suite of programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with a high level of female enrollment and an impressive […]

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UAB and BBA partner to win prestigious $600,000 NSF Partnership for Innovation grant

UAB and BBA partner to win prestigious $600,000 NSF Partnership for Innovation grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will support a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)/Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) collaboration through a $600,000 Partnership for Innovation (PFI) grant, which has the potential to enhance and create more knowledge-based jobs in the Birmingham region through UAB startups and spin-off companies. This is one of only 17 PFI grants […]

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UAB becomes largest cancer study enrollment site in the U.S.

UAB becomes largest cancer study enrollment site in the U.S.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham community came out in full force to support the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), becoming the largest single-site enrollment location in the United States with 1,209 participants. This surpasses the previous record set in Albany, N.Y., where 1,200 people enrolled at one site. “We’re thrilled to break this national record,” […]

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Testimony of Christopher M. Lawson, Ph.D.

Testimony of Christopher M. Lawson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Alabama EPSCoR Director of the Graduate Research Scholars Program Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham Submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, my name is Christopher Lawson. I’m a UAB physics professor, and I also […]

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