UAB to host top names in infectious disease researchFour of the most influential researchers in the field of infectious diseases in the world will be here.
"Freedom" exhibits civil rights photos from Alabama, South Africa“The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” which explores the respective images of American segregation and South African apartheid by Spider Martin and Peter Magubane, will open 6-8 p.m. June 5 in UAB's AEIVA. View it through Aug. 8. Admission is free.
- Event Date June 3
Athletics task force collecting pledges from supportersWork is underway to assess donor interest for a five-year period, said subcommittee chairs during the public meeting May 7. Official pledge forms are available for download to gauge support for the return of football, bowling and rifle.Explore the future of lab-made organs and printed tissues April 22Anthony Atala, M.D., developer of the first lab-grown organ to be implanted into a human, to talk about the future of printing human tissue on demand.
- Event Date June 5
Belles & Whistles event to support UAB women's athleticsBlazer Boosters will host the annual Belles & Whistles event, a celebration and fundraiser for UAB women's athletics at 5:30 p.m. April 16 in Bartow Arena.
- Event Date April 22
Farm Stand is backThe Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week, beginning April 7. This year Boozer Farms will now be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Check the schedule online.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
- Event Date April 16
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of March 15-21.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.Free employee tickets to C-USA quarterfinals Thursday night500 free tickets will be given away to see UAB Men’s Basketball in tournament play in BJCC’s Legacy Arena, and Barne’s & Noble offering a special discount on Blazer gear.School of Medicine art show to openAttend an opening reception from 5:30-8 p.m. March 17 in The Edge of Chaos to see a great art show and bid in a silent auction to benefit VSA Alabama — which provides art opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The exhibit is open through May 15.
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- Event Date March 17
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of March 8-14.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.
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 6
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 February 24
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.
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