Holiday toy drive to begin Nov. 30Support the annual toy drive by donating new, unwrapped toys suitable for children agesinfant-12 years. Toys will be collected until noon Dec. 17.UAB to dedicate new Habitat House Nov. 3UAB employees and students will dedicate the handicapped-accessible Habitat House they built for Monique Dixon and her family 3:30 p.m. See how it all came together with #UABbuilds.Crowd turns out to hear about new staff councilThe plan is to hold open forums to get input and feedback from employees during coming months and hold elections in the spring.
Surveys to guide planning for electric cars, bikes on campusAnswers to these informal surveys will help UAB Sustainability evaluate the feasibility and best locations for electric car-charging stations and improvements to bike infrastructure. The surveys will be live until Sept. 10.Grant program seeks novel ideas for solving community problemsAll applicants must attend a mandatory Innovation Workshop 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 19 in Lister Hill Library's Edge of Chaos. Register online.Be a part of the Habitat House that UAB builtHelp fellow co-workers and students build a safe, affordable ADA-compliant house, made possible by employee contributions to the UAB Benevolent Fund. The only requirement is a willingness to learn and work one of the scheduled four-hour shifts starting Sept. 17.USGA 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.Judges needed for undergrad research EXPOThe UAB EXPO showcases the academic endeavors of nearly 200 undergraduate students in many of the majors offered at UAB. Graduate students, post docs and faculty are encouraged to help judge the presentations; apply online.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.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.