Apply for Women’s Club scholarship by Jan. 30The UAB Women's Clubscholarship helps deserving female students with financial hardships further their education at UAB. Download an application.Try one of these five apps for better healthMy Health Rewards, a new UAB Employee Wellness program, will launch in 2015 and help you set goals for improved health. Meanwhile, these five apps that will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle through the holidays.Poverty series challenges the idea the issue is black and white
Attend the final Wicked Problem discussion in a series on poverty in Birmingham sponsored by The Edge of Chaos and Weld for Birmingham. The free public event, titled “Poverty and Race: Not Just Black and White,” begins at 1 p.m. Dec. 11."Nightline" to re-air UAB kidney chain segment Thanksgiving nightABC’s Nightline, which airs weekdays at 11:35 p.m., CT, will re-air its July story on UAB's kidney chain Thanksgiving night. The program can be seen locally on ABC 33/40. The UAB kidney chain — the nation’s longest — is still on going, with transplant No. 29 taking place this past week and more scheduled for December.
Help spread the warmthUAB Eye Care’s outreach program is collecting donations of new items such as blankets, scarves, hats and gloves to give away during free vision exams in the first week of December.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to know for the week of Thanksgiving.
- Event Date November 27
Toys for Tots drive is underwayUAB has launched its 21st annual toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots. Boxes are located in buildings across campus for new, unwrapped toy donations. Toys will be picked up Dec. 5.Networking event explores the business of science
- Event Date November 23
The Office of Postdoctoral Education will host the second of five networking events on career options beyond academic research for postdoctoral scientists, graduate students and undergraduates at noon Dec. 5.
Take a nutrition mini-class on Tuesdays
- Event Date December 5
The classes, noon-1 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center, will be held for four consecutive Tuesdays and led by a registered dietician. Download a flyer.Last-minute push to finish UAB Habitat House underwayThe house is scheduled to be dedicated Nov. 10, but extra volunteers are needed Oct. 30-31 to finish painting, install shingles, help with landscaping and more.Employee Wellness to roll out new voluntary program in 2015
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.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.
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 nowThree 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
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 10
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 time
- Event Date November 6