Fire drills are ‘good life-safety practice’
UAB Emergency Management and Safety in the Department of Occupational Health and Safety works to ensure employees and students know how to safely evacuate a building in the event of an emergency.Blazer Best team to focus on accountability in customer service
A new customer-service initiative is developing best practices that can be used in units across campus.Attend training to respond to an active shooterThe UAB Police Department is conducting free A.L.I.C.E. training for faculty, staff and students that moves beyond the traditional response to include alert, lockdown, information, counter and evacuation.Practice helps make postdocs perfectA new forum will enable postdoctoral trainees to share their research with peers, network and begin to form career-lasting collaborations here at UAB. The first of four “Post-Docs at Work” events will be held 4-6 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Edge of Chaos.
Prepare for a career in clinical and translational researchThe UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for a six-month certificate program that provides additional training for those interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research.UAB IT taking steps to protect campus from POODLEUAB IT will ensure enterprise systems and applications are protected, but any server using SSLv3 can be exploited by POODLE — Padding Oracle on Downgrade Legacy Encryption. Server administrators should take immediate action to disable it and use more recent versions. Learn more.What good is next-gen data if you don’t know what to make of it?Apply for a four-day NHGRI-funded short course to explore the challenges and opportunities in next-generation sequencing data analysis.Recycled materials cut costs, speed renovations
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By reusing casework and furniture, the School of Medicine and Facilities Division are cutting costs, completing projects more quickly and being kinder to the environment.Funding available for innovative CF projectsUAB's Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center is soliciting applications for pilot and feasibility projects to support new research initiatives in cystic fibrosis pathophysiology and intervention.Late-night, on-demand escort service extended to 7 days a week
The UAB Blazer Express Safety Escort now provides late-night, on-demand van service for UAB students and employees 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. every day. Call 205-934-8772 to request a ride on campus.Social justice is the focus of new lecture seriesA film and presentation by director Dawn Porter shed light on challenges faced by public defenders in the Deep South.When can you use the cloud to back up data?UAB has developed interim guidelines for using public cloud applications and services — such as file storage, Web conferencing and content hosting — to store information related to university business. Review them online to ensure that your handling of information complies with all relevant UAB policies and best practices.Pilot grants available for minority aging researchFaculty at UAB, UA, Morehouse School of Medicine and Tuskegee University are eligible for funding.Panel to discuss public health policy and advocacyThe Sparkman Center for Global Health will host several accomplished panelists during a discussion on public health policy and advocacy, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in Ryals Building Room 407.Apply for a grant to help innovate teachingUAB's Center for Teaching and Learning is accepting competitive proposals to support teaching innovation and development of new approaches to improve instruction and learning.UAB to invest in ideas to decrease its ecological footprint
The Sustainability Investment Fund will provide grants to students to implement programs that make UAB more environmentally friendly. Submissions are due Nov. 12.New building ahead for School of BusinessMedical Properties Trust Inc. has donated $1 million to UAB as a lead gift in funding a state-of-the-art building for the Collat School of Business and Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.Forum to review RFA for clinical and translational science awardCCTS Director Robert Kimberly, M.D., will present an overview of the new NIH and NCATS Request for Applications for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 grant) 4:45-6 p.m. Oct. 1 in PCAMS.Help evaluate Web-conferencing toolsUAB’s contract with Blackboard Collaborate expires in December, and options are being explored by UAB Online.
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