Green design treats stormwater as a resource instead of waste
A bioswale — a runoff system included in the design of AEIVA — helps slow and filter stormwater before it enters the storm sewer.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.Get funding for creative ideas to solve community problemsDesign, develop and implement innovative ideas to tackle the city's most challenging needs and compete for funding through the Community Health Innovation Awards.UAB team among 10 to make pitches for start-up funds July 18Blondon Biosciences — which is creating tools for diagnosing cancer patients — is led by Assistant Professor Katri Selander, M.D., Associate Professor Kevin Harris, M.D., and doctoral student Kate Hayden. Public presentations begin at 9 a.m.New digital-profiling technology is available to researchersThe nCounter Analysis System enables investigators to profile hundreds of targets simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision.Have you considered leading a Study Away program?The UAB Office for Study Away welcomes proposals for faculty-led study away programs that take place either partially or wholly abroad. The deadline for proposals planning summer 2015 travel is Aug. 5.UABIT to launch new WiFi networks July 31UABIT will introduce a faster, stronger, more secure WiFi network that will offer greater convenience for users with BlazerIDs and simplify WiFi access for guests.UAB becomes creative proving ground for sustainability
Julie Price, Ph.D., UAB’s inaugural sustainability coordinator, is out to prove that sustainability is more than recycling or switching off lights when you leave a room, and that the benefits go far beyond the bottom line and good public relations.CME course offers training in critical care supportUAB's Fundamental Critical Care Support Course provides a comprehensive overview for non-intensivist clinical providers. Course dates for 2014 are Aug. 12-13 or Oct. 14-15.
Wanted: Creative proposals for obesity researchHave an original idea that you thought might be too off-the-wall? Enter it in NORC's competition.Explore copyright in the digital ageWith instant access to volumes of information comes responsibility for its legal use.
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Tour an RO1 and mock NIH study review June 25Walk through a full RO1 review 8-10:30 a.m. June 25 in Ryals Building Room 407 to gain insight about the components that make an application fund-worthy in the eyes of a review panel. Register and receive the R01 in advance.New program creates a pipeline for critical leadership positions
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UAB’s Executive Development Program, which prepares senior faculty and staff for executive-level positions, has graduated its first class.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.AWARE Program gives longtime employee a new appreciation for UAB
After suffering a stroke during surgery in January, Jim Raper, who directs the 1917 Clinic, has returned to work with help from UAB’s AWARE Program.Wellness catering answers the question: What is a calorie? June 13UAB Campus Recreation's Wellness Catering hosts a free information session that explores nutrition, health, and wellness 12:15-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month. All are welcome to bring your lunch and attend. Sign up at Membership Services.
New Adobe licensing agreement effective in JuneThe new agreement covers its Creative Cloud — comprising products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver — and Acrobat Pro, plus improved home-use rights. Order details are online.Canvas rolling out in select courses this summerCanvas launched May 5 for some and will start June 2 for the 10-week term and June 23 for the Summer B Term. Students will be enrolled in Canvas for courses included in the pilot; all others will remain in Blackboard until fall. Register for training, technical support, request a feature and more on the Canvas Success Site.How would you respond if violence erupted?
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The UAB Police Department is providing free training for employees and students to help them respond and remain safe during an active shooter or violent intruder event.Apply by May 30 for a fellowship to promote service-learningUAB's Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program is open to all faculty involved in undergraduate teaching, with priority given to courses taught by faculty who are new or marginally experienced with service-learning. The workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.
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