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!
The chatter about UAB is booming online now, and just last weekend #UAB was trending on Twitter.  Awesome.  See what your fellow students are saying...
You've heard it called Welcome Week and Ignite Your Inner Blazer Flame, but UAB Welcome Fall 2011 is basically our way of showing you the best of UAB at the beginning of the semester. Click on this post to see all the fun planned through August 22nd.
Whether you're interested in the hot topic of environmental issues or just looking for one more class to take this fall, now there is an exciting new course at your reach.

UAB is planning to renovate the Smolian International House to make it a “one-stop-shop” for services for students—and even more of a gathering place.

Students spoke. We listened.

Students with extra financial aid have reported difficulty in accessing those funds to purchase books prior to the start of classes.

In order to make sure students have the best possible access to the classes they need to complete their degrees on a timely schedule, UAB is changing when student account payments are due. 
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