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Find the perfect colorful distraction along downtown’s historic Morris Avenue, hidden on campus and in the bustling northeast Birmingham neighborhood of Avondale.

Assistant Professor Stacey Holloway combined silicone molds of her own body with doorstops, rubber bands, an old record player and more to create prosthetic devices that mimic physical connections in these days of social distancing.

Crank up one of these three Spotify playlists created by an alumnae, employees and campus DJs to beat the social-distancing blues — and maybe get a few dance moves in.

Take in original art — from a distance — during the Department of Art and Art History’s online thesis exhibit featuring works by graduating seniors.

 

Poet Ann Fisher-Wirth, Ph.D., and photographer Maude Schuyler Clay will tell how they learned to combine their art forms and read from their joint title, “Mississippi,” during events Feb. 25-26.

A month of challenges, workouts, nutrition tips and workshops designed by University Recreation will help you stay fit — mentally and physically — during the holidays.

A new fellowship is available to professional staff and faculty willing to coordinate logistical and learning components for Blazers on Break, which enables students to explore social issues through first-hand service and reflection.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

See vintage photos and learn the history of five of Five Points South’s oldest buildings — and what they’re home to today.

UAB racked up points in 10 events and sparked a new rivalry with this year's winner, BBVA Compass.

Sign up by March 20 to “Win As One” when the annual Birmingham Corporate Challenge returns to Railroad Park April 13. This year, UAB and UAB Medicine employees will compete as one team for the first time against teams from more than 25 area corporations.

Birmingham Legion FC will play its inaugural game against the Bethlehem Steel on UAB’s newly expanded BBVA Compass Field.

Five finalists and five honorable mentions from each division will be displayed during a winner’s reception in AEIVA, and three students will win cash prizes.

The new University of Alabama System Public Art Trail will support art that enhances the visual aesthetic of each campus.

Join Spike, Fifi, Scotty and Beauregard on an interactive musical adventure created by local playwright — and the ASC’s very own — Jerry Sims, as his pups learn what the holidays really mean.
The group's unique sound features six refined voices united in crystal-clear harmony, against syncopated rhythms, ornate arrangements and funky grooves that meld into a brew of gospel, jazz, R&B and pop flavor.
The new building will house UAB’s permanent collection of art, galleries and art history, time-based media and graphic design classes, and complete UAB’s cultural district.
“Posters without Borders” at Space One Eleven opens Sept. 6 and will include posters from designers from around the world.
A winner will be selected from seven finalists who have designed outdoor sculptures for the university’s Barker Outdoor Sculpture Competition.
Eric Essix, a Birmingham native and accomplished jazz guitarist and recording artist, has somewhat traded in the make-a-record tour, make-a-record tour lifestyle he has lived for much of the past 20 years. He’ll continue to make music and tour, but he says he wants to focus more on helping artists and students.
Brett Levine says his work with the late James “Spider” Martin estate is one reason he received a 2010 Literature Fellowship Grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
 
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    This week is all about progress: Opening of the new UAB Police headquarters, mixing personal medicine and politics and revealing the beauty of Collat's "Steps to Success." See it online. All in one video.

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    This week, UAB is on the move. Teens tackle dangerous driving habits in a simulator, a new Blazer-themed locomotive takes to the tracks and summer graduates prepare to launch Aug. 10-11. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: July 20

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  • UAB This Week: May 25
    UAB Medicine's robotic surgery program — a national leader — celebrates a milestone 10,000 procedures an UAB Hospital earns accolades for its commitment to providing an outstanding patient experience. Better still, a lung transplant gives a teen the chance to graduate high school and live a more normal life.
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