Campus & Community

HelpBeatCOVID19.org is a new symptom tracker for people around the Southeast that provides insight into hot spots and community spread of COVID-19.  

Combating the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 and alleviating the anxiety of your child can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to do it.
Stress is unavoidable in this uncertain time. But as Professor Diane Tucker, Ph.D., explains, you can take control — and make the most of this historic opportunity.
Learn how to continue your kids’ education and to successfully teach from home with these helpful tips.
Support COVID-19 research, patient care and relief; help provide emergency aid to students; or give to the Benevolent Fund as it continues to assist employees in need.

Wellness specialist Riley Thornton, a registered dietitian, recommends six ways for faculty and staff to stay well while working from home and practicing social distancing.

UAB graduate and professional programs are well represented in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Call your health care provider if you think you have COVID-19 symptoms before you go to your doctor’s office or the emergency room.

With the outbreak of a global pandemic, the 2020 Census is still underway. Learn how the Census will impact the state of Alabama and why it is important.

Carlos A. Estrada, M.D., M.S., will continue in his roles as director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UAB, as well as section chief of GIM and senior quality scholar at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Registration is $25, and everyone is invited to attend.

New York magazine writer Rebecca Traister will hold a lecture for the UAB community to discuss how women’s anger has been channeled and perceived over the years.

Gently used professional and business-casual clothing and accessories will be collected at the Alys Stephens Center from March 9-13 from 7-10 a.m.

Blood donation only takes about 45 minutes, including the registration process.

A night of song, dance and fun brings a more serious message as a fundraiser for a UAB School of Medicine free clinic for the underserved.

Alabama’s WBHM will lead the collaboration with Mississippi Public Broadcasting and Louisiana’s WWNO and WRKF public radio stations.

Professionals can expand their education with three new certificate programs.
Students will have an opportunity to declare a new undergraduate major within the School of Engineering beginning this upcoming fall semester.
Join UAB’s Society of Women Engineers in making a lasting investment in the lives of schoolchildren throughout the state who are interested in the fields of STEM.

UAB Athletics received approval to renovate Wallace Gymnasium for a new men’s and women’s basketball practice facility.

The new Institute for Healthy Engagement and Resilience with Technology, created by Laurel Hitchcock and a colleague, will help improve best practices in the field.

UAB’s newest academic complex will support the basic sciences, with the first phase housing biology and physics.

Dr. Derick Wilson will speak to the UAB community on the topic of practical reconciliation from local and global context perspectives.

The research team’s method to apply simulations to track a live event allowed for close tracking of population over time in a study of an evacuation using roads.
The Discoveries in the Making lecture series returns for the spring with sessions about exercise medicine, schizophrenia and more.
Aberystwyth University in Wales partners with UAB to create an opportunity for students to learn more about the historic partnership and Wales’ culture.
The School of Nursing is the only nursing school in Alabama to receive the award. 

English language learners in the Greater Birmingham area are invited to take free classes to enhance their conversational skills at UAB.   

Attend the free Annual Health and Wellness Fair to learn more about living a healthier lifestyle.
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