During the first few months of a semester, students can accumulate more questions about life as a Blazer than they had when they started. Discover resources for students spanning financial aid assistance, mental health, career prep and more.

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UAB Safe streamThe UAB Cares Suicide Prevention Initiative aims to support and assist the entire UAB community — no matter who they are — in finding the help they need and ensuring they know they are important and matter.

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Advice from five fellow employees on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.

Published in Be Healthy
In her new book, “First-generation Professionals in Higher Education: Strategies for the World of Work,” Mary Blanchard Wallace, Ph.D., assistant vice president of Student Experience, shares stories and practical strategies for mastering the skills.
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Through UAB’s new membership in the Amazon Career Choice Partner Network, Amazon employees can attend UAB with the help of tuition assistance.

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Angela Stowe, Adrianne Marbury and Shavon Sykes are the fourth-quarter 2021 honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program.

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Help make the holidays merrier for Birmingham-area children by donating to two drives on campus this season — the annual UAB Toy Drive and Little Blazer Wishes.

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More than 1,000 students and postdocs participated, revealing high levels of stress and rates of depression across campus. These results have already sparked several new programs and initiatives; anyone can contribute ideas and perspectives following a second seminar Nov. 16.
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In a new paper, UAB experts in counseling and health behavior adapt the widely used Phases of Disaster Model to help colleges and universities respond to unique needs during COVID.
Angela Stowe, Ph.D., director of Student Counseling Services, offers ways to “grow your resiliency and make it stronger.”
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The network of prominently displayed signage and murals aims to reach people in moments of struggle and is part of a larger initiative focused on supporting and assisting the entire UAB community.

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As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. This map will help you plan.

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Brush up on the services and resources offered by UAB Disability Support Services and meet Catherine Buttrey, the new DSS faculty advisor.

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Beginning Aug. 9, Blazers can shop in person at the Hill Student Center Blazer Kitchen location; in-person shopping already is underway at the 11th Avenue South location. Shoppers can register for appointments at 11th Avenue or order online and schedule pickup at the HSC location.

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A unique challenge confronts rising sophomores entering campus this fall: What does your second year of college look like when your first year was so nonconventional?

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Seven individuals and two registered student organizations were named Mental Health Champions by Student Counseling Services for their efforts during this past year.

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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 aims to generate 20 percent of its electrical energy from renewable resources and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2025, and student and faculty governance groups are supporting the initiative.

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From doctors to chaplains to counselors, UAB employees supported patients, students and each other with compassionate care using telehealth, mental health apps, innovative testing strategies and more.

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This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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retro art streamOn-campus events that will enable Blazers to gather together are again permitted within established guidelines, thanks to safety behavior exhibited by students, faculty and staff that has resulted in relatively low COVID-19 transmission.

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B Well UAB helps students easily access resources on mobile devices and build a self-care plan that encourages healthy habits.

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Blazers Bounce Back, which has helped thousands of students develop resiliency skills, will be available to all UAB students in Canvas during the spring semester.

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Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

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