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A 48-year-old Japanese maple has been relocated successfully from the Education Building to the Alumni House, ensuring its continued growth as the Education Building is razed to make way for the Science and Engineering Complex.

One location of the campus food pantry has moved from Medical Towers to a newly renovated space at 1613 11th Ave. South; the Benevolent Fund offices also relocated there.

retro art streamIn May 1971, Bracie Watson, a senior majoring in biology, became the first Black student elected president of the UAB Undergraduate Student Government Association. And UAB USGA presidents continue to be changemakers — hear 2020-21 President Tyler Huang tell his story in a UAB United video and UAB News.

retro art streamFrom the appoint of Aaron L. Lamar Jr. to associate vice president and dean of Student Affairs in 1978 to being named America’s No. 4 Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes, UAB has demonstrated a long commitment to its shared value of diversity and inclusiveness.

UAB Safe streamBefore 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.

Royalty has come to campus in the form of two queen honeybees and their subjects — about 40,000 worker bees, and a second monarch waystation has been installed outside Honors Hall.

For the seventh year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation.

Senior leaders responded to queries on campus safety measures, vaccine requirements, working from home decisions and more.

retro art streamIn June 1970, UAB awarded its first degrees to 478 students. During this year’s commencement ceremonies — the first ones in person since fall 2019 — more than 8,550 will be awarded.

Senior leaders shared updates and answered questions about returning to campus, working from home, vaccines, masks and more Apr. 7.

retro art streamNearly four decades after a broadcast delivered by Jack Lazarus, the Alabama Broadcasters Association named 90.3 WBHM Radio Station of the Year at its annual ABBY Awards ceremony March 29.

UAB Safe streamBig things come from UAB research — but the best work takes place when researchers work with UAB’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety and adhere to best practices for lab safety.

Proud to work at UAB and want a student to experience that same Blazer spirit? A new tool can help employees share key information about UAB with prospective undergraduates — and secure them a $250 book scholarship.

Perhaps no industry was altered quite as much as education during the COVID-19 pandemic. All across campus, Blazers worked together to bring the best of UAB into remote learning and ensure students could still receive an exceptional education experience even in rapidly changing circumstances.

retro art streamAndy Kennedy earned his place in men’s basketball record-books while playing under Coach Gene Bartow. Now, as head coach of Men’s Basketball, he helped steer the team through the COVID-19 crisis into a play for the 2021 C-USA championship.

Find a little-known green space closest on campus to enjoy the spring weather and stay socially distant using this Google Map we created just for you.

UAB Safe streamWorried that expensive piece of tech or favorite jacket might be stolen? Follow these tips to reduce the risk, and alert UAB Police if someone in a public area is behaving suspiciously.

retro art streamOn-campus events that will enable Blazers to gather together are again permitted within established guidelines, thanks to safety behavior exhibited by students, faculty and staff that has resulted in relatively low COVID-19 transmission.

The revised guidance explains the circumstances under which employees may continue to receive pay — and when they will be required to use benefit time — while they await test results, quarantine or recuperate.

retro art streamIn 1984, UAB President S. Richardson Hill Jr. signed the first-ever pledge card for the new Benevolent Fund. Now, one hour of pay or 1% of your income per month can help Blazers and others in the community get through tough times.

Managers and employees across UAB are encouraged to have quarterly performance check-ins this year. Find out what to cover and how to access tools and resources to help.

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

UAB Safe streamRegistration is open now for spring intramurals, many of which are played at UAB’s Intramural Sports Complex — unlike in UAB’s early years, when teams played outdoor sports at local parks before fields were built on campus.

Senior leaders respond to student questions on vaccines, in-person commencement, meal plans and more.

UAB Libraries entered a transformative “Read & Publish” agreement with Cambridge University Press and also will add approximately 350 new journal titles to its collection.

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