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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.
UAB was announced as a 2021 CIO 100 award winner for its efforts around the GuideSafe™ exposure notification app and hybrid classroom technology.
UAB’s Brain Awareness Week will take place virtually March 22-26 and feature interactive scientific lectures for younger and older viewers.
A higher credit rating and outlook are overall indicators of UAB’s financial position and improve the institution’s ability to borrow money at a lower cost and to sell bonds, supporting investment in institutional priorities and strategic growth.
All 2020 graduates and spring 2021 graduates are invited to participate. Masks will be required, and there is no limit on guests; but everyone will need to be socially distanced. Parking will be free.
The documentary “Philoxenia,” by Birmingham-based filmmaker Jessica Chriesman, features local favorites Ted’s Restaurant, Demetri’s BBQ, Johnny’s Restaurant, The Bright Star, The Fish Market and Gus’s Hot Dogs.
Donations for Giving Day will make an impact on UAB’s efforts to fight COVID-19, care for pediatric trafficking survivors, support students, provide dental, medical and eye care to those in need, and more.
The new program, co-led by Scott Batey, Ph.D., MSW, will give study participants living with HIV individualized, strengths-based case management from a community health worker.
From Feb. 22 to 26, UAB is waiving application fees for graduating high school and transfer students.
The Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s program in the UAB Department of Physics has been recognized as a Top 25 Best Online program by The Bachelor’s Degree Center.
UAB — Alabama’s largest public employer and home of the state’s flagship academic medical center — has been named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes.
UAB will now operate three community vaccination sites — two downtown and one in Hoover — in an effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people.
On Feb. 5, 2021, the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System unanimously approved the renaming of the former George C. Wallace Building on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs among the best in the nation.
The UAB Haddin Forum Lecture Series will host a discussion on the effects of secondhand discrimination on the well-being of Black adults.
Hoover Met joins UAB’s downtown Highlands Hospital as community vaccination locations, with Parker High School set to come online this month.
Through this online conference, students will have an opportunity to share and present on advocacy work with their peers across the nation, in sessions accessible to anyone from first-time attendees to regular activists.
Parker High School and the Hoover Met will join UAB’s downtown Highlands Hospital as vaccination locations.
Throughout January and February, Community Month activities are planned to engage students, faculty, staff and the wider community in diversity programs.
The entire UAB community has come together to protect one another while continuing to serve the community.
UAB’s third president, former Vestavia mayor provided “visionary leadership and dedication to our institution and our community.”
The State of the UAB School of Medicine presentation on Jan. 27 will include highlights from the past year and an update on future growth
The partnership between UAB Advancement and the UAB Department of Food and Nutrition Services used gifts to place food orders with local restaurants and caterers to both support UAB’s health care providers and bolster the Birmingham economy.
This holiday gathering safely allowed some UAB patients with vision impairment to visit with their friends and colleagues.
UAB’s Engineering Innovation and Technology Development research group is working to build and maintain cold-stowage units for the International Space Station.
This year, 90 students and their families have been helped by the Little Blazer Wishes program, which supports students who are parents trying to meet their children’s holiday needs and wishes.
UAB is one of two universities awarded grants by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities.
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