The Student Alumni Society and Undergraduate Student Government have set up bins around campus for food donations. Read more to see how you can help.
Shelter locations, Red Cross contact number, and animal control information.
It's here, it's here! Did you even know it was coming? The official UAB Mobile App for iPhone is now available and the Android version will be available any day now. Watch the video in this post...
Parking, restaurants, venues, transportation, parks - you've got an opinion about all of them. The Mayor's making amendments to the City of Birmingham Comprehensive Plan, and as a UAB graduate, he wants to know what you think! This post has details on the upcoming forums you've been invited to...
If you win this contest you get to travel with renowned journalist, Nicholas Kristof, and blog for The New York Times. Only one university student will be selected, and if you're passionate about telling tough stories in a digital world, you should apply.

Studying in Oxford, England with a scholarship valued at $50,000 annually sounds good.  Attending one of only 6 public universities who can say they have a Rhodes Scholar sounds good, too - and now, thanks to Joshua Carpenter, you can say that.  

Remember the days when you had to download a giant PDF file to view the course catalog?  Those days are over.
You're traveling internationally - learning, sharing, and making UAB proud.  Now that you're back you've got lots of pictures, and we want to see them!
This week is packed with Blazer fun, and just in case you haven't seen the schedule, we have it for you here.
Feedback from students said that Jazzman's could use a little update, too, now that it is sitting next to the shiny new information desk.  UAB and Sodexo listened and will be closing Jazzman's / Freshens Cafe on Friday, November 11th to begin work.

This is no Homecoming Queen and King competition. The National Alumni Society's Mr. and Ms. UAB Competition is a scholarship program made to honor the students our university is most proud of.  Check out the candidates here before you vote next week.

It's that time of year when you sit anxiously in front of the computer screen and wait for your turn to grab a spot in your desired Spring classes.  When you log in to BlazerNET to register, you'll notice that something's different.  The class times have undergone a dramatic change and for a good reason.  

UAB is committed to health – not only as an academic discipline, but as an important factor in quality of life.  Friday, Oct. 28, come learn about the health concerns most relevant to the LGBT community.  Here's the event info:

Plastic and temporary walls block our view from the progress in the Hill University Center, but we've got the details about the construction in this post.  

No, nobody's burning the dorms down (for those of you that just got a little excited).  It's Fire Safety Week 2011, and UAB is going to burn down a mock dorm room on Rast-Blount lawn to demonstrate how quickly a safety hazard can turn into a fatal situation.  Grab some free pizza, soft drinks, and t-shirts while you're there.  
Back this year - shuttles to all home football games.  Get all the details you need here, and avoid paying for parking.
If you thought the Freshman Run was some sort of jogging event, you're in for a surprise.  It involves running, but on some very different turf.  

For every bowl of Kellogg’s cereal purchased at the Commons on the Green between Sept. 12 and Oct. 14, Kellogg’s will donate a bowl of cereal on UAB’s behalf to the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama.

The Hill University Center is our beloved student facility, home to all resources students seek...including Chick-fil-A. Some upcoming changes to the building will modernize the space and make it more student-friendly.

Vote today for the UAB Marching Blazers as they vie for a $50,000 grant in the Pepsi Refresh Project.  Voting ends tonight!
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