The UAB Career Center collaborates with partners to create workshops to help students with resume-building, interviewing skills, social media best practices, handshake techniques and more.

UAB Safe streamFlu will take its toll on your health, but you can fight the virus by stopping the spread of germs. Use these tips to help protect you, your family and your colleagues.

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.

As another class of UAB students graduates, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to and from work during commencement activities Dec. 13 and 14. This map will help you plan.

When the wrong items are discarded in recycling bins, the whole lot could get sent to the landfill. Let’s work together to make sure that doesn’t happen.

A month of challenges, workouts, nutrition tips and workshops designed by University Recreation will help you stay fit — mentally and physically — during the holidays.

UAB Safe streamJust one bleeding-control kit could make all the difference in the event of a mass shooting, explosion or car accident, trauma surgeons say. Learn to use a kit and buy them for your unit or donate kits to the Division of Acute Care Surgery to provide more training at UAB and in the community.

retro art streamIn 1968, Anita Sellers, secretary in the Office of Communications, posed with the new 96-page campus directory listing all employees, offices and programs. Today, the campus directory is housed online at uab.edu/directory and requires BlazerID log-in to protect against phishing.

UAB’s annual open enrollment for benefits will begin 7 a.m. Oct. 25 and conclude 5 p.m. Nov. 11. Eligible employees can choose among dental, vision and health insurance plans, plus voluntary plan options and tax-deferred spending accounts for health and dependent care for 2020.

A new fellowship is available to professional staff and faculty willing to coordinate logistical and learning components for Blazers on Break, which enables students to explore social issues through first-hand service and reflection.

In addition to the health, dental and vision benefits, UAB employees also will have the option to select insurance to cover accidents and identity theft and/ or participate in a pet-care discount program during open enrollment during open enrollment Oct. 25-Nov. 11. These programs are wholly voluntary and paid for by employees and can be cancelled at any time.

retro art streamTake a cue from Jo Ann Hyatt, who perused the library’s collections in 1958, and check out Reynolds-Finley’s featured exhibits on nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale and its collection of 30 pre-1500s printed books.

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to reduce the impact of these costs on its employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

Several Homecoming and 50th anniversary events will affect parking, transportation and building access this week. Use this information to plan ahead, navigate campus and enjoy the fun.

Eligible employees may choose among four health plans plus dental and vision benefits during the annual open enrollment Oct. 25-Nov. 11. Medical premium assistance — based on household income — and priority access services also will be available.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

Eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital, and UAB Hospital Management LLC will have the option to choose or decline vision coverage during the annual open enrollment for benefits that begins 7 a.m. Oct. 25 and concludes 5 p.m. Nov. 11.

retro art streamAs Homecoming Week approaches, mark your calendars for noon Oct. 18 to catch our favorite dragon showing his UAB spirit alongside the original Blazer, UAB’s vintage 1969 Chevy K5 Blazer.

UAB Safe streamWhen working in high-rise buildings filled with electrical and combustible items and large equipment, fire preparedness can be key.

UAB will offer several opportunities for students, faculty and staff to explore free speech and hate speech on campus and across higher education, beginning with a community town hall Oct. 14.

Members of the 2019-20 UAB Staff Council executive committee are Jennifer Breland, Laine Chapman, Holly Holliday-Jones and Michelle Henry.

Employees have a choice of two stand-alone dental plans — basic or comprehensive coverage — provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.

Employees are encouraged to bring a full-size laundry detergent or house-cleaning product for Blazer Kitchen.

See vintage photos and learn the history of five of Five Points South’s oldest buildings — and what they’re home to today.

Student Affairs is launching a new honorary for graduating students who have aligned their successes with the UAB mission pillars of education, community engagement and research and innovation.

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