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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
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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.
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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."
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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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Following University of Alabama at Birmingham on Twitter

Learn how the @uabccts is powering science and innovation at UAB ow.ly/Rj2yU http://t.co/hRWOPBUGta
.@UABMagazine talks to @uabad about the future of the #Blazers and how the community can help: ow.ly/RpBY7
See @UAB_MensSoccer at 5, @UABWomensSoccer at 7 at West Campus Field w/one ticket on Sunday! #blazeon http://t.co/gNEOpJvZwt
See @UAB_MensSoccer at 5, @UABWomensSoccer at 7 at West Campus Field w/one ticket on Sunday! #blazeon http://t.co/mtFfrVf7i4
UAB MBA student will serve as an #Innovation Award Ambassador for @AlaLaunchpad 2015 Innovation Conference ow.ly/RpWwT
Join a book group w/ pros: UAB BookTalk kicks off Sept 1 with "Go Set a Watchman." ow.ly/Rvl9a http://t.co/7tWT3HYWrl