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Before you hop on that bike to commute to work or head across campus, make sure you, your bicycle and your knowledge of the road are ready.

From choosing crosswalks over jaywalks to choosing smart clothing options for nighttime walking, it's simple to safely commute by foot on campus.

From learning how to develop an academic plan, find lactation centers on campus, gain access to Blazer Kitchen and more, UAB is a place where parenting Blazers can thrive.

Provost and SVP for Academic Affairs Pam Benoit, Ph.D., will retire at the end of 2023, concluding a distinguished career in higher education administration that includes almost seven years as a transformational leader at UAB. 

The UAB TRIP Lab is studying the effects of concussion on driving among adolescents and young adults, from acute post-injury to symptom resolution. We are in search of 16-24 year olds who have had a concussion within the last 10 days AND who have NOT had a concussion (control group) to participate in a longitudinal study. Participants will visit UAB once per week, where they will drive in a fully immersive, state-of-the-art driving simulator and complete some cognitive and/or balance tasks. Participant will also complete surveys throughout the week. Participants are compensated up to $610 for their time. If interested, please contact the UAB TRIP Lab, (205) 975-9440 | TRIPLAB@UAB.EDU

Employees seeking to prioritize well-being and mitigate anxiety can try journaling with the UAB Journaling Club, a new group launching in April from UAB Learning and Development.

The annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC, UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation and Cooper Green employees. Appointments are available April 3-June 1.

Join UAB Human Resources for Meet HR and Friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 14 at Campus Recreation Center's Center Courts 1 and 2 to meet representatives from Human Resources and other UAB departments and learn about their services, plus participate in giveaways and games, win prizes, and more.

Toby W. Tripp, Andrew B. Crouse and Carin Mayo are the first-quarter 2023 honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program, which honors those whose work exemplifies and embodies Forging the Future’s shared values. Nominations for second-quarter 2023 honorees are open through May 24.

Are you a HIV negative, generally healthy adult between the ages of 18-55?
The Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic at UAB are seeking volunteers for a phase 1 HIV prevention study. This study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of synthetic DNAs encoding in adults without HIV. This trial is in search of healthy HIV negative adults between the ages of 18-55. Procedures will include blood draws and injections of study vaccine, as well as the collection of white blood cells. White blood cells will be collected by a procedure called leukapheresis. Participants will be compensated for their efforts in this study.

If you are interested, please call 205-934-6777 or email
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