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Drop off a new or used blanket for the homeless at Sterne Library or the LRC Nov. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m.-noon in exchange for free hot cocoa and breakfast from Chick-fil-A.
Bring five cans of food or $5 to the Campus Green on November 18, and you can have a UAB parking ticket forgiven.
Students who pre-register can see an early screening of the new "Hunger Games" movie on November 20. Only 145 tickets are available, so may the odds be ever in your favor.
Show off your epic gingerbread house decorating skills to support Habitat for Humanity and try to win the coveted golden hammer.
This Veterans Day, UAB will again honor past and present members of our nation's military with a Wreath Laying Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on the Campus Green.
Watch clips from his recent appearances around the late night talk show circuit before his appearance at the Alys Stephens Center November 12.
Activities will include a variety of Halloween-themed games, a haunted house, and a costume contest. Admission is free and includes free food.
UAB Students must register in advance to receive a ticket to attend "the largest indoor haunted attraction in the Southeast." Bus transportation will also be provided.
Develop your skills as an emerging leader on campus and in the community. Registration for the free event must be completed by Tuesday, October 28.
Blazer Express Safety Escort vans will now operate from 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. every day (regular Blazer Express bus service will also continue to operate until midnight each night).
Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, a young man attacked and killed in 1998 because he was gay, will speak at UAB about what we can do to make our school and community safer for everyone.
UAB Campus Restaurants' newest location, The Den by Denny's, will celebrate its opening with free food samples, T-shirts, games, and more.
Student Life events after 7 p.m. on Monday, October 13 are cancelled. The Campus Recreation Center will close early at 7:30 p.m.
The free Comedy Show will take place October 7 at 8 p.m. in the Alys Stephens Center. Watch video of Godfrey's "Black By Accident" special for a taste of what's in store.
The six-time NASCAR champion will serve as the honorary race flagman for one of UAB Homecoming week's oldest traditions.
A fire safety demonstration involving the burning of full-scale models of residence hall rooms will follow the UAB Homecoming Parade.
Global Partners was established to serve as the bridge between students wishing to study away and student alumni who already have.
The annual CGI U event is designed to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses. Last year, seven UAB students were selected to attend.
Join the Inferno, download the UAB Fanatics app, and catch a free shuttle to UAB home games at Legion Field. The Blazers face off against Alabama A&M on Saturday, September 13 at 2:30 p.m.
A new statue of UAB’s beloved mascot was recently installed in front of Bartow Arena, quickly catching students’ attention.
Orientation Leaders play a vital role in helping new students make a smooth transition to life at UAB.
UAB students and alumni can benefit from having an exclusive audience with at least 50 potential employers at the Part-Time Job Fair August 28 in the Campus Recreation Center.
Blackboard access is no longer available for students. You will now find class information such as assignments and grades for each of your courses in Canvas.
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.
Depending on where you're starting from, you may need to detour when heading to places like Lister Hill Library or the new Student Health & Wellness Center. We've got directions.
The shuttle will run each Sunday, taking students from campus to Walmart on Lakeshore Blvd. and Target near Brookwood Mall.
Runners and walkers participating in the 4th annual wellness event will wind their way around campus and through Railroad Park on a 2-mile loop Saturday, September 20.
In order to make career fairs more manageable for students, UAB Career & Professional Development has unveiled the UAB Career Fair Plus app.
The shirts are priced $10, and a portion of proceeds will help support student-athlete scholarships. Check out this year's new design!
UAB will unveil several new offerings to students in and around residence halls this fall, including advanced Internet networks and comprehensive Wi-Fi connectivity throughout all residence halls.
Marketing majors John Reichle, Jaala Shelwood, and Rami Elsharif are creating a promotional campaign for the new QEP. But what is a QEP? And how does it effect you?
Before the Fall Semester begins, incoming freshmen should read the book "Decisive." Topics from the book will carry over into coursework for some classes.
Each day in July, participants are tasked with sharing a photo with a specific theme (usually related to health and fitness), using the hashtag #JulyPhotoChallenge.
The Concert Choir will perform Thursday, July 3 at 7 p.m. at the Alys Stephens Center before setting off on a European tour for the Interkultur Eighth World Choir Games.
Dr. Thane Wibbels, professor of reproductive biology, will speak to students at the July 24 Expo which showcases research produced by UAB undergraduates.
ZeBi, located in the Business and Engineering Complex, has changed its name to Zime, but the menu remains the same.
Shannon Blanton, Ph.D., the inaugural dean for UAB's Honors College, envisions the program “as being among the best in the country.”
All entering freshman and transfer students are required to attend Goin’ Green Orientation. Sessions are filling up, so make sure you've registered for one.
Students can prepare themselves for what to do in the event of a school shooting or other unexpected outbreak of violence with ALICE Training.
In a letter directed to UAB students, faculty, and staff, Provost Linda Lucas highlighted a list of our university's most recent successes in enriching the student experience.
Meador will serve as the inaugural dean for this position effective Aug. 5, 2014.
Due to the threat of additional severe weather following storms that struck the Birmingham area overnight, UAB classes will be suspended at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29.
Classes and normal campus operations will be suspended at 5 p.m. Monday, April 28. See within for additional closing notices for specific facilities.
UAB's Physical Education program has changed its name to Kinesiology, and courses now will carry a KIN prefix to reflect the program's name change.
UAB’s new Learning Management System, which replaces Blackboard Learn, will be piloted this summer for many courses, and UAB will move fully to Canvas this fall.
UAB's Take Back the Night event on Wednesday, April 16 will include the Clothesline Project, a survivor speak-out, and a march honoring survivors of sexual violence.
Caring for our planet can't be contained to a single day. Join UAB Sustainability in Earth Day celebrations spread across the entire month of April.
Sandella's Flatbread Cafe in Lister Hill Library and the Jump Asian Express food truck joined the roster of UAB Campus Restaurants in the week following Spring Break.
Watch what looks like little toy construction vehicles tearing down a miniature Hill University Center.
For students staying in town during spring break, please see the chart within for operating hours of UAB Campus Restaurants, the Rec Center, and other services.
Ask questions and voice your concerns in an open setting with UAB administrators Tuesday, March 18 from 5-7 p.m. at the Alumni House.
The semi-annual Into the Streets event will bring together hundreds of UAB students at 16 different volunteer sites Saturday, March 8.
Sustainability efforts in the construction of a new student center led to finding new use for many items from the former Hill University Center.
Dr. Nichols, one of the world’s leading vision scientists in the area of dry eye disease, will begin her new position July 25.
Known to sports fans as simply "Stephen A.," the ESPN host will deliver a Black History Month lecture at the Alys Stephens Center on February 26.
Saturday, April 12 and Saturday, April 19 have been designated as official university classroom makeup days for those classes that need to conduct face-to-face makeup sessions.
Originally planned as a prelude to a lecture by Lee Daniels, you can still watch the movie, despite the director's cancellation.
With Birmingham's most recent snowfall, we again asked students to tag photos with #UABShare to share them with the UAB community. Inside are a few great images that we came across...
Chef Mikko Hartikainen from Finland will share the flavors of his country during a Global Dining lunch February 20 at The Commons on the Green.
UAB classes and campus operations will be suspended from Wednesday, February 12 at 1 p.m. until Thursday, February 13 at 11 a.m. Hours for UAB Campus Restaurants, the Rec Center, and libraries can be found within.
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