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UAB Transportation’s Motorist Assistance Roadside Service program, known as MARS, provides out-of-this-world service to help you resolve the issue fast and for free.

Sustainability intern Abigail Franks has a message: Renewable energy has a bright future in Alabama. Some big names are listening, from UAB to City Hall and across the country. 

The southern side of campus is more bike- and pedestrian-friendly following a year-long redesign of 10 city blocks along 10th Avenue South to include brightly painted bicycle lanes and crosswalks.

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. 

Peggy Biga and Shantay Williams, two of more than 70 Sustainability Ambassadors, channel their passion for green practices into positive change within their units.

retro art streamIn the 1970s and ’80s, UAB used school buses — shown here in 1975 — to transport students from parking lots to academic buildings and university events. In May, a new vendor began operating the Blazer Express buses, with big plans for the future fleet.

Traffic lanes and sidewalks along University Boulevard and 20th Street South will be closed June 3-Aug. 31 to ensure pedestrian and traffic safety during the renovation of McCallum Basic Health Science Building and demolition of UAB Townhouse.

Melody Gillezeau, project manager for sustainable project development, wants UAB to set new standards to inspire Birmingham and beyond.

UAB will demolish the UAB Townhouse on the northeast corner of 20th Street South and University Boulevard in June. Here’s what that it might mean for you.

A new designation recognizes UAB’s success in promoting safe, accessible bicycling on campus.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

UAB, with its more than 4,400 trees, is being recognized as a Tree Campus USA for its work to promote healthy trees and conservation among students and employees.

UAB Safe streamUAB has several resources that, when coupled with personal initiatives, can help keep you safe during bad weather.

Greg Parsons, who has served as UAB’s assistant vice president for planning, design and construction since 2014, will become associate vice president and chief facilities officer Feb. 1.

Blazer Express, our new campuswide shuttle system, will replace Campus Ride and Campus Escort services beginning Jan. 6, 2014.

Originally built in 1975, the Wallace Tumor Institute is the hub of the Cancer Center’s research and administrative enterprise.
A new community springs up on unused land, with just some tools, water and a chance to garden for the first time
Valerie Gordon has never planted a garden. Not at home or a friend’s house. Nowhere.
The new center will replace the Hill University Center (HUC) at the corner of University Boulevard and 14th Street and is expected to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.
Natural gas powered district steam system goes online this month and features state-of-the-art technology

The latest green roof project is one of the first developments by UAB’s Sustainability Committee to come to fruition.

After 23 years, the lower-level seats in Bartow Arena have been ripped out, recycled and are in the process of being replaced.

Beginning July 15, some lanes along University Boulevard will be closed to accommodate construction for the UAB District Steam System project.

Beginning July 15, some lanes along University Blvd. will be closed to accommodate construction for the UAB District Steam System project.

Many buildings on campus have building administrators whose job it is to submit work orders involving their respective buildings. It is important that potential customers verify their authority to submit a work order for a building or work area before filing a work request.
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