As we finish up finals week here on campus, I want to congratulate in advance the more than 2,130 students who are graduating from UAB this spring semester.

Campus is in bloom and abuzz with activity in this first full week of spring. At this time of year we especially enjoy the dramatic transformation of our campus, per our Campus Master Plan, into one of the most vibrant, welcoming and sustainable campuses in the nation.

It was my pleasure last Friday to deliver our annual UAB Institutional Presentation to the UA System Board of Trustees. Here are just a few highlights...