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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a world-renowned research university and medical center. This young, dynamic, diverse university thrives on boldness and innovation to continue pushing the frontiers in science, medicine, business, education, the social sciences, the arts and the humanities - and has garnered national and international respect.
Students and faculty in 10 schools and a College of Arts and Sciences are making daily breakthroughs in social and behavioral sciences, the arts and humanities, natural sciences and math, business, dentistry, education, engineering, health professions, medicine, nursing, optometry and public health.
For six consecutive years, UAB has seen record overall enrollment, climbing to 18,698 in fall 2014. UAB's students are talented and diverse, hailing from every region of the nation and some 100 countries worldwide. In The Princeton Review, UAB has been heralded as a "truly mecca of multiculturalism." UAB is consistently ranked among the most diverse universities nationally.
UAB is among only 51 public and private universities (and the only Alabama university) classified by the Carnegie Foundation for both "very high research activity" and "community engagement."
UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level 1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a six-state region.
UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and an annual economic impact of over $5 billion on Alabama.

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UABNews  @UABNews 8m
Tonight’s @UABSOM Scholarship Dinner canceled due to weather. Medical Alumni Weekend March 6-7 will go on as planned.
Weld for Birmingham  @WeldBham 31m
National pop-up restaurant to make its entrée into Birmingham with April @UABNews benefit…
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All classes and programs will be suspended at 11AM this morning. However, the Rec will remain open for normal operating hours.
UABNews  @UABNews 5 Mar
UAB campus operations suspended at 11am. UAB/HSF clinics open, monitoring weather. UAB Hospital remains open. Updates
UABNews  @UABNews 4 Mar
Come cheer on @uabsoftball at the 2015 Softball Spirit Luncheon Friday at the Alumni House!
UABNews  @UABNews 4 Mar
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Birmingham, AL