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Collat’s Jamey Worrell handcrafted a new stand for the UAB Mace, using skills taught by his woodworker father and locally sourced wood that represents some of the university’s best qualities: strength, resilience, knowledge and passion.
UAB’s newest academic building, located in the heart of campus, will serve College of Arts and Sciences faculty, staff and students.
Live HealthSmart Alabama is expanding its footprint throughout the Birmingham area and will extend its model beyond Birmingham to other Alabama communities.
NBA basketball legend Charles Barkley brings his plea for widespread vaccination against COVID-19 to a vaccine rally on Saturday, Aug. 28 at Legion Field.
The second in a series of panel discussions will provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 from UAB experts.
Students, faculty and staff celebrated the first anniversary of UAB’s new Honors College building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The Radio Television Digital News Association’s Edward R. Murrow Awards are among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

Ramona Bonner is earning her fifth degree 35 years after receiving her first one, all while fighting COVID-19 in rural Alabama.
UAB’s soccer teams will host a free community event and scrimmage for local fans and youth Aug. 15.
UAB students in the Honors College are equipping the next generation of scientists with cancer biology knowledge through hands-on experiments and interactive projects, helping to spread cancer awareness in Birmingham and surrounding communities.
UAB’s student-led PRSSA chapter brings home a second national award.
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.”
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