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A record student crowd of 1,474 green and gold clad Blazers filled the student section during the first home game of the season for UAB Men's Basketball.
UAB has joined the "It's on Us" initiative. USGA will kick off a year-long campaign beginning on November 16 with the intent of combating sexual assault on college campuses.
Festivities will include free food vouchers for students as well as a wing-eating competition before the Blazers face off against Alabama State.
As the fall semester wraps up, the Blazer Express Shopping Shuttle will have limited availability. Check inside for a list of operating and non-operating dates.
Students can get a free t-shirt and enjoy free Dreamland Bar-B-Que while getting fired up by Coach Haase and Coach Norton.
As an orthodox Muslim, Zohra has faced many challenges. Her inspirational speeches are designed to promote dialogue and foster tolerance toward people of all races, religions, and backgrounds.
Join UAB Veteran Recruitment and Student Services in honoring those who have served in our nation's military.
The Oct. 31 game will feature a costume parade and costume contest. Before the game will be trunk-or-treat, inflatables and face painting.
Lot 15J (located between Sorority Square and 17th Street) will be closed October 31. Any cars remaining in the lot Saturday morning will be ticketed and towed.
Effective October 19, Blazer Express will not be able to access the bus stop on University Boulevard between Volker Hall and the Hill Student Center. Blue and Purple routes will be affected.
This new group will create a formal structure in which students can brainstorm ideas and contribute to planning TEDxUAB.
By registering, you'll make it easier for UAB PD to track down your bike in the event that it is lost or stolen.
Undergraduate students may vote September 29-30 on a proposed student fee of $25 per semester to help fund UAB Football, Bowling, and Rifle.
67 companies will be on hand to meet UAB students, and free professional photography headshots will be offered to help jazz up your LinkedIn profile.
Applications are due by September 15. Voting for Mr. and Ms. UAB will take place during Homecoming Week.
UAB Information Technology has compiled a list of tech guides that will help whether you are a new or returning student.
Rave Guardian allows a user’s designated “guardians” or the UAB Police Department to provide a virtual safety escort.
Look for tents stationed around campus during the first two days of classes where UAB staff and student leaders will be on hand to assist students who need help finding their way.
UAB students and alumni will have an exclusive audience with potential employers August 25 in the Campus Rec Center.
For $30 per semester, you can purchase a parking upgrade that allows for after-hours parking in select decks across campus. The upgrade is free for grad students with current deck parking assignments.
The shuttle makes stops at Walmart Supercenter on Lakeshore Pkwy and at Target by Brookwood Mall. Service will begin on Sunday, August 23.
Several new offerings include new ePrint stations, residence hall upgrades, meal plan options and menu updates, as well as the opening of the Hill Student Center.
Yes, Homecoming is happening. It is officially scheduled to take place the week of October 4-11.
Join the Career and Professional Development team August 11 from 1-3 p.m. for an opportunity to discuss your internship or job search in one-on-one, text-based chats.
UAB Career & Professional Development is offering two unique courses designed to get you prepared for your career.
BlazerBucks, ePrint, online account management, and the issuing of new cards will be unavailable from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, July 31.
Gang Green is looking for passionate Blazer fans who are in-your-face leaders and people behind the scenes that can help create and organize events that maintain and build support for UAB Athletics.
The eight-story building will be open for Freshman Move-In Day, August 22.
Do you prefer Gang Green, The Inferno, or something else entirely? UAB Athletics is asking students to decide the name once and for all.
One of the most respected names in food criticism recently honored the Magic City with news we locals have known for years: Birmingham is packed with great places to eat.
The new program allows you to upload documents on-the-go and print them at any ePrint station, located conveniently at more than two dozen spots around campus.
GoToMeeting licenses can be used for virtual meetings, presentations, group project collaboration, and more.
Watch the new Hill Student Center come together in just 24 seconds, and get a preview of what you'll find inside when it opens.
Coach Kurt Thomas announced there will be two informational meetings for current students interested in joining the team.
All currently-enrolled students and incoming students who have already been accepted will be able to pre-order their parking permit from UAB Parking & Transportation.
The annual event is intended to raise awareness of sexual and intimate partner violence and to support survivors in their healing process.
Missed classes from Tuesday or Thursday mornings this semester may be made up on Saturday, April 11, at the discretion of instructors.
A 24-hour convention to promote the eSports community on campus will feature gaming tournaments, a cosplay competition, late-night karaoke and a pool party.
Following UAB's victory over Iowa State, there will be a second bus trip to Louisville to watch the Blazers face UCLA for a Sweet 16 berth.
The event from UAB Career and Professional Development will feature more than 60 employers looking for students to hire.
For $60, students can purchase a travel package including round-trip bus transportation and a reserved game ticket to watch UAB take on Iowa State in Louisville for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
After listening to concerns from hundreds of Campus Dining customers, six of UAB's eight meal plans will see a reduction in price, and several other changes will be implemented as well.
Students can receive free tickets for the UAB Men's Quarterfinals game of the Conference USA Basketball Championships - just by taking a selfie.
Based on weather warnings, classes and normal campus operations will be suspended beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5. Specific hours for dining, the Rec Center, and more are listed within.
Undergraduates interested in running for student government must first attend a Candidate Information Session and submit an Intent-to-Run Form.
Take the Student Satisfaction Survey and you could win $100 in BlazerBucks.
UAB classes and campus operations will close all day Wednesday and delay opening Thursday. Check within for specific hours for dining, the Rec Center, and more.
Actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox has been cast in the new CBS legal drama “Doubt," and as a result, must reschedule her lecture originally planned for March 2 at UAB.
Add uab.snapdragon for photos and videos from things going on around campus, event announcements, the occasional contest, and other fun stuff.
UAB classes and campus operations will delay opening until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Commons and Rec Center will open at their regular times.
UAB takes on Western Michigan in a three-game series at Regions Field for the opening weekend of Blazer Baseball.
Disability Support Services will be joined Hand in Paw to serve free Hot Chocolate on the Green along with some unconditional love from a few furry friends.
At UAB Service Learning's Campus-Community Speed Matching event, Birmingham community nonprofits pitch their most interesting and challenging projects in 5 minutes to groups of rotating students.
Student participation is needed for a brief survey about teamwork, being conducted as part of UAB's Quality Enhancement Plan.
UAB's 14th annual International Bazaar, featuring food, entertainment, art, and cultural displays from around the world, will be held Wednesday, January 28 at the Campus Rec Center.
In addition to the usual free admission to games that students enjoy, there will also be free concessions for those who arrive early and more than 60 chances to win cash!
Think you've got what it takes to lead a campus tour? The TrailBlazers, UAB's official student recruitment team, are looking for new members.
Each January UAB's Leadership and Service Council honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a student-led day of service.
During the past several months a Campus Safety Task Force has worked to prepare a preliminary report on campus safety/security. Students are asked to review this preliminary report and provide feedback by Jan. 30
The MSNBC host and political science professor will deliver a lecture titled "Crashing into Michael Brown: A Decade of Race, Rights and Justice"as part of Black History Month.
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