7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKThings for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1.
Employee Wellness to roll out new voluntary program in 2015
- Event Date October 26
My Health Rewards will encourage employees to help build a healthier UAB by providing free screenings, health-risk profiles, access to valuable health-support services and incentives.Movie scholars to take a closer look at WWI in filmTwo foreign films will make their U.S. premiere during a conference that asks, “What have films from or about WWI contributed to our understanding of empire, language, technology and trauma?”
CDC epidemiologist to discuss emerging Middle East infectionDaniel Payne, Ph.D., who led a recent field investigation of MERS-CoV in Jordan, will discuss its challenges Oct. 29.
- Event Date October 30
Raise your glass to scholarshipsThe 2014 UAB Blazer Wine will be among those available to guests during the UAB National Alumni Society's 6th annual Uncork Education fundraiser Nov. 9.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKThings for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Oct. 19-25.
- Event Date October 29
Basketball to start with tip-off luncheon, exhibition gamesIt's a big week: National Alumni Society hosts first UAB Basketball Tipoff Luncheon Nov. 4 and you can see the Blazers in action.
- Event Date October 19
See Tibetan prayer flag exhibitAn outdoor reception is planned 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 22. The event is free and open to the public.
- Event Date November 4
Help Team UAB build a Habitat HouseUSGA leads fundraiser to Pave the Way for new student centerUAB’s student leaders are turning a temporary inconvenience into a long-term opportunity to serve fellow students.Missed the 2014 Gurney Derby? Watch it nowWatts to present State of the University addressThe UAB Faculty Senate will host the President's State of the University Address 4 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Alumni House.
- Event Date October 22
Three new exhibitions open in AEIVAAn opening reception is planned for three exhibitions — “Symbols, Schemes, and Procedures: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection,” “Comic Book Diplomacy" and “Quantum Harmonic Oscillator” from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 10 in the AEIVA.
- Event Date October 29
Aging symposium to explore benefits of technologyLearn more about the potential for technology — from apps to robots — to support healthy aging during the annual Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging Symposium, noon Oct. 24.
- Event Date October 10
Faculty Brass Quintet to perform free “First Thursday” concertHear the Department of Music Faculty Brass Quintet in a series of monthly “First Thursday” pops concerts in the hospital atrium.
- Event Date October 24
Coach Bill Clark: What to expect in the C-USA opener against FIUOrder Homecoming T by TuesdayYou can pre-order Homecoming T-shirts for $5-7 through Snoozy's if you place an order by noon Sept. 30.Hear why Eric Essix calls Kirk Whalum the greatest tenor sax player of our timeLecturer to explore similar struggles of Dalai Lama, MLKA free public lecture will examine the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism through the lens of the "Letter from the Birmingham City Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. as a prelude to the Dalai Lama's visit to Birmingham in October.
- Event Date November 6
Attend an MBA open house next weekInterested in earning an MBA to increase your career options? Join us during an open house event 4-6 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Collat School of Business Lobby or 5-7 p.m. Sept. 24 in The Wynfrey Hotel.
- Event Date September 25
- Event Date September 22