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Included in the phase one improvements in the Kingston community is a new mobile market bringing fresh food to the neighborhood.
UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.
High school students will experience intense mock courtroom trials in preparation for pre-law studies and law school.
Student vaccination efforts are underway at UAB to help campus return to normal.  
A 48-year-old Japanese maple has been relocated successfully from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Education Building to the Alumni House, ensuring its continued growth as the Education Building is razed to make way for the Science and Engineering Complex.
The McWane Science Center and UAB are partnering to provide students a unique research opportunity at World of Water Aquarium.
Jim McClintock, Ph.D., shares his support for the UAB Sustainability Office’s energy plan, “20 by 25,” which aims to convert 20 percent of UAB’s electrical energy to renewable energy by 2025.
The perseverance of students, faculty and staff and their dedication to the institution’s vision, mission and values “have been extraordinary.”
UAB is being recognized for the third time this year, now as one of Forbes’ Best Employers for New Graduates 2021.
The MBA program, which offers five specialty concentrations, is currently accepting applications for fall 2021.
UAB graduate students will work as yearlong service partners to implement self-developed projects dedicated to improving the health of vulnerable people.
Students, faculty and staff will celebrate a new addition to the UAB community with a ribbon-cutting for the McMahon residence hall, which will open this fall.
Yvonne Earnshaw, Ph.D.,’s co-edited book on learner and user experience design received more than 30,000 hits within five months of being published online.
University will host several competitions, provide athlete housing for global event.
Free Pfizer vaccines will be offered to new and returning students and anyone who meets eligibility requirements. Participants can receive their first or second Pfizer vaccine on either day.
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM also won regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Continuing Coverage, Excellence in Sound and Hard News.
Maysa Mohmoud was named Collegiate Recovery Student of the Year Award, and Kathy and Ray Hayes were chosen for the Collegiate Recovery Philanthropist of the Year Award.
At least 1,951 graduates will walk in three ceremonies. Senator James T. “Jabo” Waggoner will be awarded the UAB President’s Medal.
UAB’s diverse workforce is recognized by Forbes as one of the best in the nation, chosen based on an independent survey of more than 50,000 employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people.
UAB’s PRCA/PRSSA student organization won the Alabama PRSA Outstanding Chapter award as well as Outstanding Chapter Campaigns, and two students took home individual awards.
This symposium will feature presentations by scholars from several countries and 17 universities in the United States who are gathering virtually to discuss their research and highlight the importance of personal finance education.
David H. Parker will walk in UAB’s commencement, then head west to the University of California, Los Angeles, where they will pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Directing, with a full scholarship.
A new mural on the UAB campus captures what it means to be a Blazer and shares positive messages of resilience, wellness, empathy and joy, in vibrant greens, yellows and blues.
UAB’s Commission on the Status of Women to honor members of the UAB community who excelled last year and present “2020 Outstanding Women Awards” on April 21.
The third seminar in the UAB African American Studies Program’s Black mental health series will feature Joy Harden-Bradford, founder of the “Therapy for Black Girls” podcast.
Tamar Malloy, Ph.D., will demonstrate how rights and protections are undermined by the requirements that people become “respectable” in order to be considered good, moral and worthy of protection.
For the 22nd year of this university tradition, 139 UAB volunteers worked with six community partners at 14 sites around Birmingham, including Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Sozo Trading and the Live HealthSmart Alabama community cleanup in Kingston.
The annual Vulcan Historical Review was honored in the 2020 Gerald D. Nash History Graduate Online Journal Competition.
WBHM was lauded for educating the community on the coronavirus, offering news briefings for nearly 50 other Alabama radio stations, covering racial injustice protests in Birmingham and its partnership with UAB to inform people navigating the first COVID-19 testing site.
Professor, author and podcaster Myisha Cherry, Ph.D., will discuss why some conversations are hard to have and what you can do about it, part of UAB’s Jemison Visiting Professorship on March 31.
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