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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.

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.

UAB aims to generate 20 percent of its electrical energy from renewable resources and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2025, and student and faculty governance groups are supporting the initiative.

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.

Some campus locations that previously were closed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have reopened with safety precautions in place. Read more to learn where you can see art, buy UAB merch, dine in and work out on campus — all while staying safe and healthy.

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.

This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

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.

This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

The Townhouse Park is home to three laser-cut, stainless steel towers with programmed LED lighting featuring art patterns displaying chalkboard-style mathematical equations and the view through a microscope.

Come next summer, migrating monarch butterflies will flutter onto campus, to a new meadow that will provide nutrition and protection for the insect fighting to survive its annual migration period.

UAB Safe streamThe holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year — but it also can be one of the most dangerous. Learn the best ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from fires during the holidays.

UAB Safe streamUAB Transportation’s Motorist Assistance Roadside Service program, known as MARS, provides great service to help you resolve for car trouble such as a dead battery, a flat tire, an empty gas tank or locked-in car keys fast and for free when you are on campus.

UAB Safe streamGoing out alone after dark can be nerve-wracking for some, but it doesn't have to be — especially when UAB has multiple resources to help keep you safe.

The buses have a new Blazer-fied look, but they also incorporate new features to better help employees and students commute more easily and sustainably.

retro art streamIn 1974, construction continued on the steel structure that would eventually house the School of Optometry. Forty-six years later, campus still continue sto grow, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

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.

retro art streamIn 1978, employees in the business school hung a sign to show their school pride. Today, faculty, staff and students can demonstrate their support by staying #UABUnited to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. We created a map to help you plan.

As employees and students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities and Information Technology are adjusting certain services to accommodate social-distancing and hygiene protocols.

UAB Medicine is moving its drive-thru testing site to the the UAB Hospital-Highlands parking deck effective Aug. 9.

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