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50thShieldONLY COLORThe second annual event, a 5K all-ages walk, will bring together individuals who have, in some way, been affected by cancer and raise awareness of and education about services offered at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.

50thShieldONLY COLORHelp the Graduate School and Staff Council provide much-needed items to the Ronald McDonald House and Birmingham-area schools.

Students who participate in service-learning opportunities are more engaged with their career and community and bring that knowledge back to the classroom.

Fifteen UAB employees are mentoring eighth-graders from Hayes K-8 School to help pilot a Big Brothers Big Sisters program to improve students’ self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

Nearly 4,000 Alabamians are waiting for a life-saving transplant. This annual event honors those who have given the precious gift of life.

Support the annual toy drive by donating new, unwrapped toys suitable for children ages infant-12 years. Toys will be collected until noon Dec. 10. 

A new site for veterans provides links to information, forms and resources for employees who are veterans and information for veterans applying for jobs at UAB. The site also offers visitors the opportunity to write a thank-you note, share a story or express your gratitude for veterans.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will mark Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, with its second annual wreath-laying ceremony at 1 p.m. on the Campus Green.

In Woodlawn, an outdoor mural now welcomes newcomers and natives alike with a once-familiar sentiment, “It’s Nice To Have You in Birmingham.”

Two students spent the summer mapping storm drains as part of a partnership project with the Jefferson County Health Department
Campus storm drains will be labeled to discourage the dumping of waste and chemicals.
UAB employees have pledged more than $1.81 million during the 2013 campaign
UAB Police Sgt. Bryan Fields is a master instructor who has trained bicycle officers throughout the Southeast.Read More
UAB employees using CommuteSmart reduced a total of 1,391,395 vehicle miles, equal to fuel savings of $195,208.
The NSF will support a UAB/BBA collaboration through a $600,000 award — the first Partnership for Innovation grant ever given in Alabama.
UAB’s annual Give Kids a Smile event gets a year-round home in Shelby County.Read More
Additional funding has enabled Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology to provide more science learning opportunities to area schools
UAB School of Engineering’s Chris Waldron pitches plans to Vestavia City Council, hopes construction can begin in 2013

Actor, performer Ben Vereen lends help to project as community groups begin work to educate populace in overcoming fear of disease

UAB Recycling has collected almost 1 million pounds of paper during the past year

Long-term study seeks people ages 30-65 who never have been diagnosed with cancer

Max Michael envisions a space for UAB and the community to gather, tap their imaginations, develop new ideas and solve difficult problems.

Engineering senior design students have contributed devices to aid those with cerebral palsy, autism and other disabilities under his guidance

A two-way exchange program will help the School of Nursing prepare health-care professionals to address disparities in care for people in Zambia, Malawi and the United States

UAB and Birmingham stepped up to fight the virus that causes AIDS years ago when it could have easily turned away

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