UAB Minute offers a quick way to catch up on news and events around campus. Watch this week’s episode for big ideas from TEDx Birmingham, a messy fundraiser at the School of Dentistry and a book that argues American health care can take lessons from AIDS research.
New lights in Bartow Arena save money, improve fan experienceOnline graduate program in public health ranked No. 2 nationallyYeatts wears many hats, each with confidenceNew center moves literacy beyond wordsServers hosting several campus systems upgradedMen and women process chronic pain differentlySurplus auction to be held July 20The warehouse will close July 9 to prepare for the auction. It will reopen July 28.
AD Ingram provides update on plan to resume footballThree honored as emeritus facultyNew degree programs, graduate track in the approval pipelineBusiness selects sales, marketing expert as new chairAthletics provides update on fundraising, ticket salesEndowed chair, professor appointed in School of MedicineHow do we build a healthier neighborhood?The UAB CCTS Community Health Innovation Awards are helping Birmingham-area residents develop their clever, creative solutions. Meet some recent winners, including a carpenter sharing his skills to keep young adults out of crime and a couple creating a database to help eliminate vacant properties, in UAB Magazine.Free Fourth of July concert on Bartow lawnBring picnics, blankets and chairs and enjoy a free, family-friendly Independence Day concert by UAB's Summer Band 7 p.m. on the UAB Bartow Arena lawn. Stay and watch the fireworks over Red Mountain at 9 p.m.
- Event Date July 20
Put ink cartridges in campus mail instead of the landfillUAB employees can recycle used toner and ink cartridges by dropping them in Campus Mail. UAB will manage collection and recycling efforts and use the proceeds to fund sustainability projects.Do you know how to keep your lab safe?Attend UAB's Laboratory Safety Workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23. This hands-on, interactive course offers principal investigators, laboratory managers and research laboratory staff a chance to learn and demonstrate key safety procedures associated with successful laboratory operation.Check yourself out all summer with Green ScreensMonitor your blood pressure and other indicators to help support and encourage a more healthful lifestyle with free Green Screens 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 7. A list of locations are online.Chief information officer creates a voice for tech usersUAB IT is crowdsourcing innovation with SPARK, a new site that enables UAB faculty, staff and students to submit ideas for technology and vote to support the ideas of others. “Our intent is to create a voice for you,” said Curt Carver, Ph.D., UAB chief information officer and vice president of information technology.Barnes selected to lead Enrollment ManagementBradley Barnes, Ph.D., has been named vice provost for Enrollment Management, and his first day at UAB will be July 15. Barnes, who will report to Provost Linda Lucas, will lead a comprehensive enrollment-management unit to develop strategies for student recruitment, admissions, retention and persistence to graduation.
- Event Date July 4
New degree programs, graduate track in the approval pipelineAthletics provides update on fundraising, ticket salesEndowed chair, professor appointed in School of MedicineThree honored as emeritus facultyAD Ingram provides update on plan to resume footballSurplus auction to be held July 20The warehouse will close July 9 to prepare for the auction. It will reopen July 28.
Business selects sales, marketing expert as new chairYeatts wears many hats, each with confidenceMen and women process chronic pain differentlyNew center moves literacy beyond wordsServers hosting several campus systems upgraded
- Event Date July 20
- Healthy men and women needed for a study looking at ethnic disparity in risk for diabetes
- Healthy African American men needed for research study
- Healthy, overweight 7-11 year females needed