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Dispatches from the Edge

Brain Mapping at the Edge of Chaos

Every Thursday for the last three years a group of doctors, engineers and computer programmers have met at The Edge of Chaos.  In the beginning the goal of their work sounded so futuristic that it did not seem attainable:  To find the cause of Parkinson’s disease.  Now going on four years later and grants from NIH and The Michael J. Fox Foundation their work at The Edge of Chaos is no longer that of a dream.  It is coming very close to being a reality.  Additionally, their work is shedding light on several other mental diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia.   The work of Dr.

Invitation for November

Invitation from The Edge of Chaos:

The Edge of Chaos would like to take this opportunity to invite you to participate in three exciting projects over the next two weeks. 

First on Nov. 7th - 5:30 to 7:30 pm at The Birmingham Crossplex,   United Way and of Greater Birmingham and AARP will be presenting a presentation and listening session on The Complete Streets Project.

Read more about Susan Shoemakers work!

Visit The Edge of Chaos now to view works by local Birmingham artist Susan Shoemaker on these one-of-a-kind creatures. Learn more about the animals themselves and current preservation efforts taking place to protect these endangered species

Why do I draw Sun Bears?

Read more about The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama

The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama

The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is showing through August 31st 2017 at The Edge of Chaos.  The UAB stop is part of a State wide tour that began with an awards and reception event in February at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute honoring students for their artistic abilities and creative works. The Show is  traveling throughout the State and ends at The University of South Alabama.  The students are from Alabama and all have been identified as having some type of visual impairments.

DocumentAmerica Project

The DocumentAmerica

Social Documentary Summer Program, 2017

July 17 – July 21, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

with support from Google, the Institute for Innovation in Large Organizations, and in partnership with Columbia University

An invitation for students

entering their junior or senior year of high school in the fall:

Please consider joining in the DocumentAmerica program at University of Alabama at Birmingham this summer!

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