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Do you have more time on your hands while social-distancing? Faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences published 13 books in 2019 on subjects ranging from lifestyles and aging to advancements in satellite archaeology.

UAB Safe streamUAB Criminal Investigations Division Captain Amy Schreiner and Stacy Moak, Ph.D., professor of social work, offer insights into the simplest ways to stay safe while on campus and around Birmingham — from safety whistles to self-defense classes.

The new Institute for Healthy Engagement and Resilience with Technology, created by Laurel Hitchcock and a colleague, will help improve best practices in the field.

During the past year, 11 faculty from varied disciplines developed ideas for service-learning to promote active and ethical citizenship, social responsibility and engagement.

Two past Expo presenters explain what students have to gain from UAB’s undergraduate research showcase. Abstract submissions are open now through Nov. 18.

UAB Safe streamOn this sprawling urban campus, employees and students need to understand homelessness and learn to interact with homeless individuals in ways that are safe and respectful for both.

Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

In just two years, the campus food bank has served more than 156,300 meals to students, employees, patients and their families with the help of volunteers, including students from the Department of Social Work learning to apply the principles that guide their profession.

The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

NAPSW promotes and supports excellence in perinatal social work to maximize healthy outcomes for babies and their families.