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The groundbreaking ceremony is set for Oct. 12; the new fields, which will include lights, scoreboards, restrooms and storage, are set to open in fall 2018.
The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
Making every part of UAB’s campus look beautiful is no easy task. Tim Sullivan, Manager of Campus Services and Grounds, says it’s a labor of love for groundskeepers.
After 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.

best of 2016After 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. 

In 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.
Identifying 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.
Safety, density, innovation and integration within the city of Birmingham and alternative modes of transportation are the focus of the first five years.
The 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.
Officials 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.
Implementation of safety measures continues following UAB Safety Task Force assessment and action plan.

Best of 2015UAB 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.

UAB has earned Tree Campus USA recognition for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Gift of $500,000 by leader in the dental lab industry includes computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software for milling dental prostheses and completing restorations.
UAB received the Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite and Worksite Innovation Award recognition.
As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top CAS priorities include undergraduate program development, and recruitment, retention and graduation; building a new College of Arts and Sciences building and renovating Campbell Hall; and growing leadership and personnel.
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
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