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Most PPE goes on the provider, not the patient. A solution to this problem from UAB faculty earned them a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

UAB leaders shared insights on the first weeks of fall semester and upcoming parking changes and answered questions on flu shots, residence halls, spring semester and more.

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine selected UAB because of the university’s continued commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion — even during a pandemic.

UAB leaders discussed data and reactions from the first weeks of fall semester and answered questions on mask compliance, work restrictions, benefits changes and more.

Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award during a virtual reception Sept. 9. See what the award recipients say they learned from UAB’s up-and-coming scientists.

For his dedication to aging research and science communication, biology Professor and Chair Steven Austad, Ph.D., has been awarded this year’s Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.

The newest project from UAB’s Bloom Studio is brightening up campus — this time from the Solar House and Sustainable Neighborhood at the corner of 11th Avenue South and 17th Street.

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2020 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

Employees submitted more than 160 questions and comments during the virtual town hall Aug. 14; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including explanations of benefits, mask compliance, remote working expectations and more.

UAB leaders discussed data behind the university’s comprehensive reopening plan and answered questions on move-in, class schedules, mask distribution and more.

Faculty submitted more than 100 questions during the virtual town hall Aug. 7; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including caregiving plans, classroom procedures, testing and more.

UAB leaders discussed scheduling for fall courses and caregiving considerations, demonstrated teaching technology and explained how they are continually monitoring data from the community and campus as part of reopening plans.

Science, medical sociology, health communication, foreign language and the social and behavioral sciences are crucial at this time of a pandemic and protests, says new College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., who begins her tenure at UAB Aug. 1.

Employees submitted nearly 200 questions during the virtual town hall July 13; find answers to questions on testing, PPE, benefits, hiring freezes and more.

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees awarded the Distinguished Professor rank to Nancy Borkowski, Louise Chow, George Howard and Virginia Howard and the University Professorship rank to Eta S. Berner.

UAB leaders shared plans and updates on re-entry, testing, how classes and labs will work, and more in a virtual town hall July 15.

Caroline Harada, Burel Goodin, Tina Kempin Reuter and Allison Shorten demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service-learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

Staff in all campus schools and units will use a standard process and timeframe for annual performance reviews this year; reviews must be completed by Oct. 31.

David Chaplin, Harriett Amos Doss, Stuart Frank, William Grizzle, Wendy Gunther-Canada, Robert Kleinstein and Andrew Rucks have been designated emeritus professors for exceptional service to the university and their profession.

Members of the lab of tuberculosis researcher Andries Steyn, Ph.D., have provided crucial assistance in UAB efforts to combat COVID-19.

One of the most recognizable campus features, the three windows have watched over UAB throughout its five decades. Now, after painstaking restoration, new generations of Blazers can enjoy their beauty for years to come.

Julio Rivera, associate professor in the Collat School of Business, who strives to “make students think and apply the material they are covering,” is one of the 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The three-year-old Green Labs program, once a cohort of just 18, anticipates 120 UAB labs will have My Green Lab certification by December — the largest number of any organization, academic or otherwise, worldwide.

UAB Safe stream

Blazer Express bus routes crisscross the campus, and many employees rely on the buses to take them to work. UAB Transportation has implemented a strict cleaning regimen to help ensure the safety of its buses and vans and riders; however, taking public transit without precautions can introduce new risks for exposure to coronavirus.

retro art streamIn 1977, the world’s first effective treatment for a viral disease occurred at University Hospital when Richard Whitley, M.D., and Charles Alford developed vidarabine. Now, investigators across UAB have mobilized their research interests to help us better understand and fight coronavirus.

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