7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of March 1-7.
Computer scientist to discuss B-splines and medical diagnosisModern medicine uses imaging technologies extensively, yet interpretation of images is still challenging. Les A. Piegl, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of South Florida, introduces quantitative measures to assist diagnosis without human intervention at 11:15 a.m. March 6 in CH405.
- Event Date March 1
Are artists and scientists really that different?Nancy Andreason, M.D., Ph.D., a prominent neuroscientist and psychiatrist, will discuss the creative similarities between artists and scientists 4:30-6 p.m. March 4.
- Event Date March 6
Elsevier expo at UAB librariesExplore the wealth of research content available through UAB's libraries, and attend the demos on Embase and Knovel and presentations on Scopus and Mendeley. Sessions will be 9 a.m.-noon in Lister Hill Library and 2-5 p.m. in Sterne Library. No registration required.
- Event Date March 4
Enter annual PSA competition by March 30Show your message to the world in live action video, animation or posters, and compete for prizes in Public Health's KoronisFest Public Service Announcement & Poster Competition. Winning entries are screened during Public Health Week and in the Sidewalk Film Festival. Details at www.koronisfest.org.Get to the heart of what keeps you awakeFInd help during the free S.O.S. (Sleepy-Overwhelmed-Stressed) Conference 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 6 in UAB Highlands. Register online.
- Event Date March 4
See 7 shows every night during the Festival of 10-Minute PlaysBrevity is the soul of cutting-edge comedy and drama in this annual festival of original work by the Department of Theatre. Shows are 7:30 p.m. March 9-13 and 2 p.m. March 14 in the ASC. Tickets are $5.
- Event Date March 6
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of Feb. 22-28.
- Event Date March 9
Attend a promotion and tenure roundtable March 12
- Event Date February 24
Faculty are invited to discuss with newly promoted faculty their experiences preparing for and going through the process.
Jay Leno to star in Viva Health Starlight GalaThe Viva Health Starlight Gala benefits the programs and education initiatives of UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception; VIP dinner packages also are available.
- Event Date March 12
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of Jan. 25-31.Community Week: See UAB community through the eyes of alumni and faculty Jan. 30UAB will celebrate Community Week from Jan. 26-31, with events ranging from a panel discussion on diversity to the 14th annual International Bazaar.Register for My Health Rewards beginning Jan. 26The no-cost, voluntary program can help you make healthful nutrition choices, incorporate exercise into your life, reduce stress and look and feel your best. But that’s not all: Participants who maintain a healthy status or lower their health risk may save on their 2016 insurance premiums. My Health Rewards is available to most benefit-eligible UAB employees enrolled in an active UAB health plan.
- Event Date June 7
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of Jan. 18-24.Get help for common medical conditions online for $10If you feel like you're under the weather with the flu or another common condition such as a sinus infection, UAB eMedicine offers its service at a discounted rate of $10 to employees and eligible dependents enrolled in a UAB, UAB Health System or Health Services Foundation health plan.UAB Music announces new guest artists, performances for 2015A new schedule of performances and recitals, most free, has been announced for 2015 by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music.Support community efforts to feed hungry children
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Volunteers are needed to help pack bags of food for children who depend on schools for meals. Donate your time; RSVP to Cassandra Brown at 996-2040 or email@example.com.Register now to participate in Scale Back AlabamaUAB is again participating in Scale Back Alabama — a free, statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage residents to get healthy — and Employee Wellness will provide weigh-in sites for UAB employees.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.