UABâ€™s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center has received a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track grant to support a public performance and outreach programs conducted through ArtPlay.
Employee generosity leads to â€˜new idea in givingâ€™
UABâ€™s Benevolent Fund will award a Community Impact Grant worth up to $50,000 to a non-profit group or coalition to help fund an initiative â€” chosen by employees â€” that will affect education, health or economic security. Learn how to apply online.Students represent UAB in social justice initiativeFor the past four years, UAB students have been training with the Oxfam CHANGE Initiative to learn ways to fight against global poverty, hunger and injustice.Annual forum to explore urban sustainability
Register now for the UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium, which brings green experts from around the world to focus on lessons in sustainability and the use of smart technologies. The June 12 event is free and open to the public.
The best never restEditorâ€™s Note: Many stranded employees, with the help of students and good neighbors, kept services going in this city within the city. Media Relations Specialist Tyler Greer is one of many members of the Marketing and Public Relations team who have been camped at UAB since Tuesdayâ€™s snowfall. He wrote this insiderâ€™s view.
- Event Date June 12
NEA grant to support arts outreach programs
UABâ€™s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center has received a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track grant to support a public performance and outreach programs conducted through ArtPlay.Family practice: UAB psychiatrist reaches out to AfricaUAB psychiatrist Tolu Aduroja maintains a close connection to his native Nigeria. Since 2011, he has returned to his hometown of Ibadan each fall to provide free health care through an organization he founded called Maternal Cords.
UAB joins global consortium, committed to support student ideasUAB has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network; the Office of Service Learning plans to provide training, resources for student innovators.UAB professor leveraging social networks to help visually impaired children in BangladeshThrough a UAB professorâ€™s crowdsourcing efforts, volunteers are able to provide textbooks to visually impaired children in Bangladesh.UAB Police trains, certifies bicycle officers to help ensure public safetyUAB Police Sgt. Bryan Fields is a master instructor who has trained bicycle officers throughout the Southeast.UAB opens new dental clinic to care for underserved kidsUABâ€™s annual Give Kids a Smile event gets a year-round home in Shelby County.
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