16th St. Baptist Church signSpike Lee, Jamie Foxx, Jill Scott, Condoleezza Rice, and Eric Holder are among those who will help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that took the lives of four girls and galvanized the civil rights movement.
soccer-ball-iconThe UAB men's soccer team scored a big win in their September 6 home game against Indiana. The Blazers beat the defending national champions 2-1.
after-the-fire-iconTwo students who sustained severe burn injuries in the infamous Seton Hall University fire will be at UAB to share their stories of survival along with the documentary "After the Fire."
Barnes & Noble / UAB logosWith the new semester underway, one of the first things you'll need is textbooks. Returning students in particular will notice that you won't find them in HUC anymore.
ray-watts-01UAB President Ray L. Watts, M.D., has a special message for the Class of 2017 as you begin a rewarding college career.
CompassThese 10 programs are designed to help provide you with resources that will jump-start your success at UAB. But you'll probably notice that most of them sound more like fun than work.
UAB Football helmetSign up for the UAB vs. Troy Bus Trip for tickets, food, and transportation to the game, and then enjoy more food at the Pre-Game Tailgate Party when you get there.
Free student shuttleThe shuttle will run in a loop connecting the residence halls to the Barnes & Noble at UAB bookstore with a few other stops in between.
Martin Luther King, Jr. granite statue"The Dream Project" encourages UAB students to share their own dreams, hopes, and aspirations, while a screening of the documentary "Building the Dream" examines the creation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
Selwyn VickersSelwyn M. Vickers, M.D., has been named the next senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine at UAB.
Circle of handsAs you begin your journey as a Blazer, be sure to review the Freshman Discussion media package and make it a point to participate in the corresponding events.
KarminThe pop duo Karmin will appear at UAB's annual Concert on the Green as part of Welcome Week 2013.
One Stop logoWe know many students will have questions as soon as they arrive on campus, so representatives from several different student service groups will be on hand to provide answers.
UAB Student Life - Live it!Student Life Day is an organization and department fair designed to inform students about life beyond the classroom at UAB.
Blaze statue and Blaze topiaryThe much-loved Blaze statue in front of Bartow Arena will soon disappear, but there's a beautiful new Blaze topiary to enjoy on campus.
Piggy-Bank-art-75Register for the Fall 2013 semester and make your initial payment of 50% of your account balance by August 15.
construction-hard-hat-iconAccess to Hill University Center and surrounding parking areas will be limited as demolition day nears.
fireworks-iconUAB Summer Band presents its Independence Day tradition of a concert on the lawn in front of Bartow Arena preceding the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show.
Student Center designUAB got its first glimpse at what our new student center will look like as the Board of Trustees approved plans for the building during their June meeting.
seal of achievementA combined 1,562 UAB students achieved spots on either the Dean's List or the Presidential Honors List for the spring 2013 term.