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Faculty, staff, student and community innovators were recognized for their 2020 contributions to COVID-19 research, innovation and entrepreneurship during the fifth annual UAB Innovation Awards presented by the Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Oct. 29.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

As employees and students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities and Information Technology are adjusting certain services to accommodate social-distancing and hygiene protocols.

Cheaha now is certified for use with protected health information, including medical records and genomic data, which investigators describe as a “big deal.”

Many of UAB’s more than a thousand international students are facing complicated questions and challenges — but you can help.

UAB Safe streamFollow these easy tips to double check your home networks, devices and accounts to protect yourself from hackers and risks of compromised information.

retro art streamIn 1968, the Medical Center’s computing capability consisted of an IBM 1401 setup and IBM 729 Magnet Tape Units. Now, during limited operations, much of UAB’s mission-critical work is happening on thousands of computers — all of them not on campus.

UAB podcasts can help you stay safe online, sharpen your skills and connect with fellow Blazers.

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

Investigators attract major grants to use AI on failed drug trials, cell-free DNA and puzzling CT scans.

retro art streamIn 1967, Santa Claus himself spread holiday cheer to UAB Hospital Staff during a busy workday. More than 50 years later, Blazers can still find the Christmas spirit on campus with various holiday activities.

Drop new, unwrapped toys to the UAB Toy Drive boxes located in buildings across campus, from Campbell Hall to the Administration Building.

Understanding the digital creative tools that are a mainstay of the modern workplace is essential, according to faculty and local business leaders.

Noha Sharafeldin, MBBCh, Ph.D., of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, used UAB’s supercomputer to identify biomarkers linked with cognitive impairment in patients who received a blood or marrow transplant. She’s also testing a way to repair the damage.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through strategic growth that includes six new facilities to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

Working in the learning place: Campus internships build student resumes and demonstrate they can succeed in the workplace while advancing UAB’s strategic goals.

Students who coded significant contributions to program opening access to UAB’s supercomputer are “able to demonstrate that they’ve done some real work.”

Interested in data science but don’t know where to begin? A new program from Research Computing offers a step-by-step intro to “one of the most in-demand skillsets today.”

The new On Demand platform from IT Research Computing lets anyone tap into the power of Cheaha “the easy way.”

UAB’s inaugural AVP for Research Computing explains how he went from lab Ph.D. to IT guru and charts the next moves to accelerate science through technology.

Trustees approved the final stage of planning for construction of a UAB Technology Innovation Center and renovations to the former Snoozy’s Bookstore to house UAB’s Honors College. 

UAB’s two-factor authentication process ensures your data is kept as safe as possible — and relieves you from having to remember all those password changes.

The UAB Center for Teaching and Learning has been created to support excellence in teaching.

IT has implemented several new forms of communication, including a monthly electronic newsletter, town hall meetings and notifications of job postings within IT.