Prison education program leads to new radio serial drama written by inmates
Inmates at Donaldson Correctional Facility write and perform a serial drama about life in a maximum-security prison with some assistance from UAB professors who have led an annual lecture series there for decades. It debuts Oct. 22 on WJLD.Watts to deliver encore presentation of the State of the University
President Ray Watts will highlight UAB’s groundbreaking accomplishments in all areas of its mission, plus the strategic planning and key new facilities that are part of an updated Campus Master Plan.
Team up to defend UAB title in the ’16 Choose Healthy Challenge
- Event Date October 25
Help earn team points and qualify to win individual prizes during the competition Oct. 3-Nov. 21.Blazers break ground on new football facilities
History was made Aug. 29 when the UAB Department of Athletics broke ground for the Football Operations Center and Legacy Pavilion.Staff Council elects executive leadership
Ginger Hattaway and David Rhodes, members of the working group that shepherded the staff council from idea to reality, are among the newly elected leaders.Football groundbreaking, Green and Gold Game is Aug. 29
UAB Football will make its 2016 debut Aug. 29, when the Blazers host a Green and Gold Game at BBVA Compass Field. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in advance from the UAB Athletics Ticket Office in Bartow Arena or at the gate on game day.Sign up to volunteer for #UABBuilds
UAB Benevolent Fund volunteers will begin building the next Habitat House Sept. 22UAB teams fared well, had fun in corporate field day
More than 200 employees turned up to field two squads to compete in the Birmingham Corporate Challenge held July 14-16.Supporters tell us why #TogetherWeAre UABWhy are members of UAB Athletics campaign committee and people throughout Birmingham providing tremendous financial support for the Blazers? See and hear their answers for yourself in short videos during the next several weeks.More than 800 eligible UAB employees rewarded with premium reductionsMost employees who completed consecutive annual biometric screenings in 2015 and 2016 qualified for a reduction in insurance premiums.Nurses Week paintings to be auctioned to benefit Benevolent FundOnline bidding begins June 10 on the UAB Benevolent Fund website, and a “buy now” option is available.
Two teams to represent UAB in the Birmingham Corporate ChallengeSign up and encourage your co-workers to compete in the Olympic-style competitions to be held July 16 in Railroad Park.More than 2 tons of clothing collected in annual driveThe UAB extended community collected 70 hanging wardrobe boxes of clothing and multiple boxes of folded clothes, shoes, handbags, accessories and toiletries during the UAB Commission on the Status of Women’s annual Suits 4 Success clothing drive.Nominations for new staff council open April 4-15Nominations for the inaugural UAB Staff Council will be accepted 8 a.m. April 4- 5 p.m. April 15.Protective gift jump-starts fundraising for new football facility
- Event Date June 10
The $500,000 gift is the first and largest corporate donation for the UAB Football Operations Building.UAB administration encourages flexibility, attendance at C-USA Tournament game noon ThursdayUAB Human Resources has outlined the following guidance for supervisors, as the potential for many employees requesting up to three hours away from work may cause challenges.Protect yourself against infectious disease, here and abroadResources are available to help keep UAB employees safe while traveling outside the United States.
Be a Biggest Loser at Campus RecThis eight-week wellness program will encourage a healthier lifestyle among students and employees Feb. 8-April 8.How can health-care workers help stop human trafficking?Rochelle Rollins, Ph.D., acting deputy director for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Trafficking in Persons, will discuss the importance and role of health-care workers in combating this crime 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 29 in Spain Auditorium.Blazers blow past latest Finish the Drive fundraising milestone
More than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.