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In response to increasing case numbers and hospitalizations and in consultation with UAB infectious disease and public health experts, UAB is canceling large indoor events to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and the community.
A new study examines how South Korea’s social marketing strategies reduced the country’s spread of COVID-19.

Blood supplies have dropped to critically low levels nationwide.

The 14th annual Fiesta Ball, now happening for an entire week July 17-24, will have an online auction and participation from five local Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants.
Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is hiring clinical and non-clinical positions with a job fair July 21.
Students enrolled in higher education institutions can apply for the third installment of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Requirements for eligibility have changed, allowing more students to receive funding.
The Passion for Poetry Endowed Scholarship Honoring Liliana Valenzuela will be awarded to a student pursuing a Spanish major or minor. Valenzuela is an award-winning poet and acclaimed Spanish translator of literary works.

UAB Libraries receives funding from Adobe for digital enhancement.

The gift will offer students in the entrepreneurship program unmatched learning experiences, including the opportunity to work with and learn from Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., and Innovation Depot.
The student-led public relations organization at UAB received the PRCA Alabama Chapter of the Year Award.
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.
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