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Simple, healthy changes within families can help children develop long-term healthy habits.
Ebony Tolliver’s love of running and passion for health sciences led her to both successful academic and athletic careers while a Blazer.
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It is a UAB holiday tradition that brings smiles to hundreds of children in Alabama.

In February 2021, UAB was named America’s Best Large Employer 2021 by Forbes. In celebration, UAB hosted an employee appreciation event for the faculty and staff.
The participating UAB students engaged in discussions about environmental injustices across the globe and implementation discrepancies of the Paris Climate Agreement.

During the eighth annual Gift of Sight, uninsured and low-income Birmingham residents can receive a free eye exam and glasses. 

Shop UAB-specific items, gifts and experiences for your loved ones this holiday season.
Collective strength of the research enterprise leads to almost $849 million in research grants and awards for FY 2021.
UAB will host in-person commencement ceremonies for the fall 2021 semester on Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11. Masks will be required for everyone in attendance regardless of vaccination status.
Blazers Against Hunger is UAB’s one-day giving event to fight food insecurity on campus and help employees in need with funds directly supporting Blazer Kitchen and its mission.
UAB has been awarded a new TRIO grant for an Educational Opportunity Center that will provide free community-based education services to disadvantaged adults looking to pursue their GED completion or continued education.
UAB’s Collat School of Business continues to blaze the path for future generations.
Three social work master’s students have secured prestigious fellowships with the Council on Social Work Education.
The van will begin making stops at several locations in Birmingham on Nov. 7 and 21, and Dec. 5 and 19.
UAB’s research and reputation land it among the top institutions in the world.
UAB students will have the opportunity to further develop their career paths through specialized guaranteed internships.
View photos of the Heersink family’s being honored at a UAB Football game.
UAB continues growth development by achieving campus law enforcement accreditation status for the fifth year. 
The Gulf Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students to address environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Live HealthSmart’s goal is to improve Alabama’s national health ranking by 2030.
The 2022 winners were announced Saturday, Oct. 23, during halftime at the UAB Homecoming game.
Overcoming perceived barriers such as work/life balance in the field is a key part of recruiting more women into orthopaedic surgery.
Community members can visit 11th Ave Church of God in Christ in Kingston from 9:30-11:30 a.m., on October 27.
On Oct. 21, 2021, The American announced that UAB will join the American Athletic Conference, as momentum and success continue to build across UAB and in the Department of Athletics.
UAB application fees will be waived from Oct. 18-22 for students looking to apply for higher education.
The Magic City Data Collective, a public-private partnership, brings together local students, researchers and data experts in project teams to provide the information Birmingham leaders need to move the Magic City forward.

Live HealthSmart Alabama has partnered with local businesses, organizations and community members to bring vivid and abstract murals to the Kingston and Titusville communities.

This year’s theme is “We Built This City on Green & Gold.” Highlights include the new gurney derby competition: Gurneys on the Green, Homecoming Parade and UAB Football versus Rice at the new Protective Stadium, at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23.
UAB’s 2021 census data reflects the largest and most diverse first-time freshman cohort in school history.
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