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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.

Following the razing of the 1950s Townhouse Building in summer 2019, Blazers have anxiously awaited the new park space slated to take its place.

UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

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.

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.

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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.

It’s officially springtime at UAB, and new growth is blossoming from Sterne Library, to Collat, to the residence halls.

For the sixth 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.

While UAB transitions to remote teaching and work in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, all academic buildings, including UAB Libraries, are restricted to individuals with ONECard access.

Hourly cleaning of handrails and handles, hand sanitizer on each bus in response to coronavirus.

Students who normally park in Zone C can park in zones A, B, D, E and F for the remainder of the week.

Catch a ride to many popular locations in downtown and West Birmingham for $1.50 per ride with Birmingham On-Demand, a vanpool service. Download the Via app to book a ride.

UAB employees and students can now request transportation from UAB Safety Escort and Blaze Ride using TapRide by DoubleMap, available for download on iOS and Android devices.

Want that office event you’re planning to have a big personality while leaving a small environmental footprint? These recommendations from UAB Sustainability can help you make adjustments to ensure your events are as green as possible.

The lot is being reconfigured into a partially paved green park space; the Lot 30 parking area will return after construction is complete, which is planned for the end of January 2020.

As another class of UAB students graduates, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to and from work during commencement activities Dec. 13 and 14. This map will help you plan.

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