So you want to start saving?Learn to budget, cut expenses and start saving during a luncheon series 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in West Pavilion Conference Center Room D. Explore United Way’s Individual Development Account program and see if you qualify for the matching program. Bring your own lunch. Water and desserts provided. RSVP by email to email@example.com or 996-2040.
Miss America to speak at UABUAB's Undergraduate Student Government Association and Indian Cultural Association will present a talk by Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, who will discuss her journey to the title at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Alys Stephens Center.Neuroscience symposium to explore brain-machine interfacesThis Bevill Neuroscience Symposium at UAB Alumni House is free. Parking, refreshments and a reception will be provided. A list of speakers and presentations is online. Register by Feb. 23.
- Event Date February 6
Add 'eye doctors' to Lewis and Clark's exploitsThe first vision care provided in the American West happened during the Corps of Discovery expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark along the Missouri River in 1804.
- Event Date February 27
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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.International Bazaar setUAB's cultural diversity is on display during the 14th annual International Bazaar 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Campus Recreation Center. The event is free to UAB students and employees and $2 for the general public. Download this PDF to see all the events planned during Community Week, Jan. 26-30.
- Event Date February 5
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 January 28
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.Clean your closets for annual Suits 4 SuccessThe UAB Commission on the Status of Women will be collecting donations of gently used, work-appropriate clothing for My Sister’s Closet Feb. 2-6. To volunteer to help with the event, email UABWomen@uab.edu.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of Jan. 11-17.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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."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.
- Event Date November 27