See you at the Spirit Luncheon Thursday
Kickoff the Bill Clark era of Blazers Football at the UAB National Alumni Society Spirit Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Alumni, students and fans are invited for free Dreamland BBQ. First 400 students with a valid ID get free T-shirts.
Alumni tailgate for UAB vs. Troy starts early
- Event Date August 28
Pregame tailgate for the UAB vs. Troy game will start at 9 a.m. Aug. 30 in Blazer Village, with breakfast by Dreamland. Free for National Alumni Society members and $5 for guests. RSVP to 934-3555 or email@example.com.
Fun days with Canvas on the Green ahead
- Event Date August 30
Learn more about Canvas, the new learning-management system, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 25-26. Stop by the tent on the South Green on Ninth Avenue South for answers, prizes and more.
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
- Event Date August 25
Things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Aug. 24-30.See Volleyball scrimmage Aug. 23
Season officially opens Aug. 29 with UAB/ Samford TournamentMen’s Soccer to play exhibition game Saturday
Join us for a free Youth Clinic at 4:30 p.m.Become a Blazer Booster
Commit to the Green and Gold and become a Blazer Booster for as little as $100 this week. Learn more about ways to show your support for student athletes at www.uabsports.com.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Aug. 17-23.See the U.S. premiere of a film for your ears only“To Sleep To Dream” is an audio-only, feature-length film that is a playground for the human imagination. See it Aug. 19-22.Take a walk on TuesdaysNo need to walk alone. Join others every Tuesday in August to train for the Blazer Fun Run or just get some social exercise. Meet at 5 p.m. in the West Pavilion Atrium and walk to and from Railroad Park.Faculty art exhibit reception is Aug. 29Featured works by art faculty and select alumni in “Interlude/Influence” examine the dynamics of the master/apprentice relationship within the academic art context. See them Aug. 11-Sept. 22 in the AEIVA. A reception will be held 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Admission is free.
Blazer Fun Run and Post-Walk Party is Sept. 20Mark your calendar for the fourth annual Blazer Fun Run and Post-Walk Party Sept. 20. The event is open to UAB employees and their families, UAB students and alumni.UAB among the city’s healthiest employers
- Event Date August 11
For the third year in a row, the university is being recognized for helping its employees prioritize their health.Be Seen in Green at Aug. 30 home-opener against Troy$15 Fridays put the T in Tickets and T-shirts.Pillay to examine innovation in health careRubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D., professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Collat School of Business and assistant dean for Global Health Innovation in the School of Medicine, will discuss the role of university-based innovation centers in improving health care at 5 p.m. in PCAMS.
Looking to hire students for part-time positions?Don't miss the Part-Time Career Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Campus Rec Center. Register online or contact Kelli Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org'Unconference' to bring together technologists and humanistsShare skills and experiences and brainstorm ways you can work collaboratively on digital projects within our institution and beyond during THATCamp Sept. 5-6 at UAB.
- Event Date July 29
Make time for a mid-week meditation in JulyTake a short time out from the stresses of your day for a brief, guided relaxation meditation 1-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in July. Register at www.uab.edu/learningsystem or call 934-2281.TEDxBirmingham looks to ‘Move Mountains’ in 2015Save the date and nominate a speaker for the next conference at UAB in February.
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