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.Work on University Boulevard to end before fall classes beginAlabama Power's work to improve power reliability for the campus, which has closed one lane between 14th Street and 15th Street on University Boulevard, will be finished before classes begin in the fall.New residence hall to welcome incoming freshmen in fall 2015
The second-largest residence hall on UAB’s campus — with 714 beds — is scheduled to be completed in time for fall 2015 semester. The $46 million, 217,000-square-foot residence hall is an answer to an ever-increasing need for campus housing.New car-sharing program means there's a ride when you need oneUAB and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have created a car-sharing program for students and employees ages 18 and older with a credit card and valid driver's license. Registered members will be able to use two Ford Focus cars parked in the Blazer Hall circle.
Follow that bus: New app shows user wait times for Blazer Express
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Locate your bus in real time from a smart phone or laptop.Ride the new Blazer Express
The new campuswide bus system launched Monday, replacing the Campus Ride and Campus Escort services. Information on routes, tracking buses and frequently asked questions can be found at www.uab.edu/blazerexpress.Blazer Express to replace Campus Ride, Escort services MondayBlazer Express, our new campuswide shuttle system, will replace Campus Ride and Campus Escort services beginning Monday. Campus Ride and Campus Escort services ended Jan. 3. Check route times and FAQs at uab.edu/BlazerExpress.Winning name, more details emerge on new campus bus systemEveryone can catch a ride on the Blazer Express beginning in January 2014.Plans for new student center approvedThe new center will replace the Hill University Center (HUC) at the corner of University Boulevard and 14th Street and is expected to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.UAB's new steam system will save energy, dollarsNatural gas powered district steam system goes online this month and features state-of-the-art technology
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