Posts Tagged ‘UAB’


One-on-One: Christine Szalay and Jamika Kirk

Monday, October 1st, 2012

One on One: People Talking We brought together two people this month who really have the community at heart — one a newcomer, one a native, both now dyed-in-the-wool Birmingham. Christine Szalay, general manager of the Shops of Grand River, was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, but her roots run deep in Alabama with… Read More

B-Metro: The Deep South College Guide

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

B-Metro presents the Deep South College Guide as a resource for parents, students and non-traditional students to learn more about select institutions of higher learning and the paths they offer toward a better life. You will find these opportunities detailed in this collection of profiles of Southern institutes of higher learning, with special attention to… Read More

Christopher Lowther

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Pixilated Lifeboat by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel Christopher Lowther is a director, but he doesn’t make feature films.  Instead, this digital artist and professor of time-based media at UAB begins where the medium of film ends.  “My earliest work revolved around media censorship, sexual orientation and the poetics and politics of relationships,” he… Read More

The Gilmore Girls

Monday, May 14th, 2012

by Anna Slaton Gilmore In 2008, at 31 years old, I found myself very content with life. I had been happily married to Justin for three years. Life was fulfilling and more than I could ask for. A few years earlier, I had started a business designing wedding flowers, and it was thriving. Travelling and… Read More

B-Yourself: Michelle Cardel

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Name: Michelle Cardel Age: 29 My hometown: My family is from Puerto Rico, so I spent my summers there, but I grew up in Orlando, Fla. Profession: I’m finishing my Ph.D in Nutrition Science at UAB this summer. My dissertation looks at the behavioral, environmental and genetic predictors of childhood obesity. In your opinion, what… Read More

Lost & Found

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

A delayed generation moves forward one sidestep at a time. Written by Sam George Portraits by Beau Gustafson “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” — Allen Saunders (widely attributed to John Lennon) To begin with… Let’s start with the numbers, shall we? Everyone knows that the current economic climate… Read More