UAB 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 12 days ago 4741 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 3683 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 2718 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 4750 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 5070 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 6321 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 6109 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 4394 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 6826 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 5645 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 3677 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 4431 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 19013 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 4348 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 6129 viewsLibraries, the heart of research universities, hold the key to student, faculty successUAB Libraries’ strategic plan priorities include initiatives to grow, adapt, innovate and become a model 21st century leader in providing resources and services for students, faculty and patients.posted a while back 4296 viewsUAB continues to put Safety Task Force recommendations into actionImplementation of safety measures continues following UAB Safety Task Force assessment and action plan.posted a while back 5543 viewsUAB holds ribbon cutting for new freshman residence hall
- Event Date June 13
UAB has officially dedicated its new freshman residence hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It will allow more than 700 students to join the 2,180 students housed in UAB’s five other residence halls.