The building’s razing is a first step toward constructing the new Science and Engineering Complex, which will be home to the university’s basic sciences programs. Watch a timelapse to see the building come down in less than a minute.

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retro art streamIn 1974, two optometry students screened two young children for vision issues. The school’s tradition of community engagement continues to this day as remain involved in the community, whether through providing vision screenings and eye exams in senior centers, elementary schools, Black Belt communities and more or teaching cow eye dissections at Ramsey High School.

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UAB Safe streamLocated in the UAB Police and Public Safety building parking lot, the zone has video surveillance, a UAB Help Phone and is well lit. The parking spot is designated with a sign and bright green paint on the asphalt.

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retro art streamIn the 1970s, students registering for UAB’s University College would queue in long lines to meet with advisers, determine their course schedule and fill out punch cards for the record-books. Things look a bit different today, thanks to new student orientation program Blazer Beginnings.

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Employee engagement is an ongoing priority, and UAB leadership will continue to explore new ways to seek input and feedback as campus life and operations return to pre-COVID levels.

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Demolition will begin later this year on the Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus, to make way the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. Both the building and the man for whom it’s named, the first dean of the medical school, have a storied history.

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Staff in all campus schools and units in workgroup A will continue to use UAB's standard process and timeframe for annual performance evaluations. The performance management app opens for use July 1 and must be completed by Sept. 30.
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In the late 1970s, two students chatted next to “Untitled” by Michael Frohock, a sculpture made of COR-TEN steel installed in the Mini Park 1976. Find “Untitled” on the West Campus/Alys Stephens Center walking trail, one of three two-mile walking trails that showcase UAB’s statues or sculptures in 30 minutes or fewer.

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As UAB inventories existing buildings, it often razes low-performing, low-quality and inefficient buildings. Curious about the demolition process and what it might mean for you? Here’s what to expect.

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UAB Safe streamUAB has its own police department, 490-plus Help Phones and about 3,700 video cameras in buildings and parking decks. But campus' biggest secret weapon? A student's or employee’s intuition and observation. If you notice concerning behavior in a colleague, student or even yourself or are worried about a potential threat to the campus community, file a report with UAB’s Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management team.

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UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with ways to help you stay well. Bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic into a healthier lifestyle with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.

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

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A 48-year-old Japanese maple has been relocated successfully from the 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.

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One location of the campus food pantry has moved from Medical Towers to a newly renovated space at 1613 11th Ave. South; the Benevolent Fund offices also relocated there.

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retro art streamIn May 1971, Bracie Watson, a senior majoring in biology, became the first Black student elected president of the UAB Undergraduate Student Government Association. And UAB USGA presidents continue to be changemakers — hear 2020-21 President Tyler Huang tell his story in a UAB United video and UAB News.

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retro art streamFrom the appoint of Aaron L. Lamar Jr. to associate vice president and dean of Student Affairs in 1978 to being named America’s No. 4 Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes, UAB has demonstrated a long commitment to its shared value of diversity and inclusiveness.

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UAB Safe streamBefore you hop on that bike to commute to work or head across campus, make sure you, your bicycle and your knowledge of the road are ready.

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Royalty has come to campus in the form of two queen honeybees and their subjects — about 40,000 worker bees, and a second monarch waystation has been installed outside Honors Hall.

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For the seventh year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation.

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Senior leaders responded to queries on campus safety measures, vaccine requirements, working from home decisions and more.

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retro art streamIn June 1970, UAB awarded its first degrees to 478 students. During this year’s commencement ceremonies — the first ones in person since fall 2019 — more than 8,550 will be awarded.

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Senior leaders shared updates and answered questions about returning to campus, working from home, vaccines, masks and more Apr. 7.

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retro art streamNearly four decades after a broadcast delivered by Jack Lazarus, the Alabama Broadcasters Association named 90.3 WBHM Radio Station of the Year at its annual ABBY Awards ceremony March 29.

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UAB Safe streamBig things come from UAB research — but the best work takes place when researchers work with UAB’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety and adhere to best practices for lab safety.

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Proud to work at UAB and want a student to experience that same Blazer spirit? A new tool can help employees share key information about UAB with prospective undergraduates — and secure them a $250 book scholarship.

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