UAB names Brannan vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs
Following a national search led by a committee of 17 members representing UAB students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as community leaders and supporters, Thomas Brannan has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs after serving as interim in the role for more than a year.UAB breaks ground for new Collat School of Business and Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship buildingConstruction is set to begin Dec. 19.posted a while back 5110 viewsUAB Educational Foundation acquires on-campus hotel, announces major upgradesAfter the acquisition, the DoubleTree by Hilton on University Boulevard and 20th Street South will undergo a significant renovation that will upgrade the property and the guest experience.posted a while back 6384 viewsUAB turns on fastest internet among Alabama universitiesUAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.posted a while back 8754 viewsState’s new fastest supercomputer accelerates UAB research
After major investments in information technology infrastructure — bringing the fastest supercomputer in Alabama to campus — UAB can now execute tasks in a couple of hours that took an entire day just a year ago.Facility approvals and Legacy sponsorship, naming agreement cap big week for UAB FootballIn an agreement that makes Legacy Community Federal Credit Union the official credit union of UAB, IMG and Legacy have entered into a $4.2 million, 20-year naming rights sponsorship that will bring Legacy Pavilion to the new Board-approved UAB Football Operations Center.posted a while back 5061 viewsS&P raises UAB bond ratings on very strong financial and enterprise profilesIdentifying a stable outlook and UAB’s very strong enterprise and financial profile, S&P Global Ratings has raised its rating on various series of general revenue bonds issued by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on behalf of UAB.posted a while back 3419 viewsUniversity Stores Warehouse set for public auction June 13Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the sale. Items available for sale may be viewed from 8:30 a.m. until noon and from 1-4 p.m. June 9-10.
Rejuvenation underway for UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center in honor of 20th anniversary seasonNew improvements and enhancements will enable the Alys Stephens Center to transform the Jemison Concert Hall into a proscenium theater perfect for larger dance performances, and the center will be fully re-carpeted with the original design and materials.posted a while back 5456 viewsUAB cleared for design stage of new Collat School of Business and Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship buildingBoard approval provides authorization for stage three planning to proceed for new Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Collat School of Business building.posted a while back 5922 viewsNew Campus Master Plan developed after key stakeholder involvementSafety, density, innovation and integration within the city of Birmingham and alternative modes of transportation are the focus of the first five years.posted a while back 10994 viewsUAB to partner with Gardendale on new medical facilitiesUAB agrees with City of Gardendale on land purchase for new medical facilities to enhance access to medical care.posted a while back 7054 viewsUAB continues commitment to student veterans with new space, increased “unlimited” scholarship and more military creditsThe new Office of Veterans Recruitment and Student Services, a dedicated area for UAB’s veteran student population in the heart of campus, will host an open house Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the new Hill Student Center.posted a while back 5195 viewsUAB students named University Innovation Fellows, launch MakerspaceFellows hope to help make UAB a destination school for student entrepreneurs who value an atmosphere of innovation.posted a while back 7720 viewsUAB selected to build solar house for national competitionUAB one of 16 schools to compete in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.posted a while back 6633 viewsHill Student Center Pave the Way campaign to support student emergency loan fundThe Pave the Way campaign benefits the Undergraduate Student Government Association’s Student Emergency Loan Fund, to assist students in need. For $100, purchasers may have a brick engraved with a message.posted a while back 4840 viewsPerception of safety on urban college campuses challenged by UAB statisticsUAB cites its accredited police department and investments in safety resources, as well as initiatives in shared responsibility and community partnerships, as reasons data shows crime is much lower than perceived — and lower than many urban and non-urban universities.posted a while back 5339 viewsUAB celebrates opening of new Hill Student CenterWith more than 162,000 square feet, the new UAB Hill Student Center is the living room of the university and provides places for students to congregate, eat and study, making it their home away from home.posted a while back 22260 viewsSpace heater collection highlights conservation, cost-cutting efforts at UAB School of Public HealthA 500-watt space heater can cost an estimated $306.60 per year in power consumption, so UAB School of Public Health faculty and staff are giving theirs to a local organization, as well as taking other steps to save energy and money.posted a while back 5002 viewsBirmingham’s newest sports venue, BBVA Compass Field at UAB, officially debutsOfficials from BBVA Compass and the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Wednesday officially debuted the city’s newest sports venue, BBVA Compass Field, and marked the start of its final phase of construction by having an MLS midfielder lead students from Glen Iris Elementary through drills on the Blazers’ pristine soccer pitch.posted a while back 6946 views
- Event Date June 13