Nominations for Distinguished Faculty Lecturer due Aug. 20This annual award is given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Academic Health Center or advanced the frontiers of science or health. Eligibility criteria and application information is online at uab.edu/faculty.Submit abstracts for Cancer Center research retreatThe Comprehensive Cancer Center annual Research Retreat helps stimulate interdisciplinary research collaboration and development among cancer researchers. Abstracts will be accepted online June 23-Aug. 4. Register for the free event June 23-Sept. 8. The retreat is scheduled Oct. 6.Call for nominations: Award for lifetime achievement in teachingNominate deserving faculty for the 2014 Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching. The deadline is Sept. 17. Details and the nomination form are online.Child safety on campus is everyone's responsibilityWe have a policy, procedures and an obligation to protect children who participate in UAB-sponsored activities and activities on UAB’s campus.First round of password changes underwayEmail notifications are being sent to remind employees and students to change their BlazerID password as part of a new security standard, which requires a regular change in passwords — every 90 days for employees and every 180 days for students.Nominations open for Norwood AwardNominate someone for the annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences by June 27. Details are online at www.soph.uab.edu. The winner will receive a cash prize and deliver an invited lecture Sept. 9.New password standard effective Jan. 1, 2014
UAB will implement a new password/passphrase standard effective Jan. 1, 2014 for all active Blazer ID users. This standard supports the Data Protection and Security Policy and is designed to improve the overall security posture on campus. This standard applies to all users and systems at UAB which use a BlazerID. Read more about the new standard requirements at uab.edu/it.Important request to change your UAB BlazerID passwordAll faculty, staff and students need to change their BlazerID passwords. If not changed within two weeks, users will not be able to access their email or other UAB systems.Birmingham’s new anti-smoking policy mirrors UAB’s
Smoking is now prohibited in all enclosed areas of places of employment located within the City of Birmingham.