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retro art streamThe state’s largest HIV health care unit has transitioned to a new address — but still pays homage to its first.

Senior leaders responded to queries on vaccine distribution, the spring semester, UAB’s commitment to diversity and more.

The partnership with KinderCare, a national leader in childcare and early childhood education, will double the number of UAB families who can access on-campus childcare at below-market rates in a new, larger, state-of-the-art facility.

retro art streamIn November 1989, Gertrude Elion, whose work led to the creation of the AIDS drug AZT, spoke to a packed Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium. Today, the gathering space is playing host to the products of groundbreaking science.

retro art streamIn 1965, UAB decorated Jefferson Tower for the holidays. This year, a special holiday gift was delivered to health care workers at UAB — the SARS-COV-2 vaccine, which is being administered regularly to front-line health care workers at UAB and in Jefferson County.

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.

retro art streamIn March 1987, new shelving installed by library staff, UAB students and volunteers provided storage for more than 200,000 printed volumes in Mervyn Sterne Library. Now, data and information once stored in physical card catalogs and in stacks is accessible through artificial intelligence and other digital means.

Here’s 7 alternatives to face-to-face team celebrations.

retro art streamThanksgiving and other upcoming holidays might look a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic — UAB experts share guidance that can help keep the holidays festive while preventing viral spread.

UAB students who are concerned about access to high-speed Internet for taking their final exams can reserve a study space at Sterne Library or Lister Hill Library during final exam week Dec. 7-11.

Student employees may continue to work if they are deemed essential by unit leaders. Students coming to campus after Nov. 20 must continue to participate in Healthcheck and sentinel testing.

Campus experts and senior leaders shared details on fall move-out, spring re-entry testing and more responses to student questions.

retro art streamInto the Streets began more than two decades ago with Blazers volunteering around town to support the Birmingham community — and continued this year with health precautions and social distancing, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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’s annual open enrollment for benefits will begin 7 a.m. Oct. 23 and conclude 5 p.m. Nov. 9. Eligible employees can choose among dental, vision and health insurance plans, plus voluntary plan options and tax-deferred spending accounts for health and dependent care for 2021.

President Watts and other senior leaders responded to queries on the hiring freeze, student mental health, working from home in 2021 and more.

retro art streamUAB’s respiratory therapy program, developed at University Hospital, moved to the university’s School of Community and Allied Health Resources in 1970. Today, UAB Medicine continues to hire respiratory therapists, who are essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition to the health, dental and vision benefits, UAB employees also will have the option to select insurance to cover accidents and identity theft and/ or participate in a pet-care discount program during open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

Annual check-ups, online visits, mail-order drugs and good habits are a few of the ways you can reduce your out-of-pocket expenses in the coming year. Here’s the details.

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.

Eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital, and UAB Hospital Management LLC must choose or decline health care coverage during the annual open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

UAB offers vision benefits during the annual open enrollment, and eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 23 and 5 p.m. Nov. 9. These five questions can help determine if you need it.

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.

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  • UAB This Week: Aug. 10

    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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  • UAB This Week: Aug. 3

    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 27

    This week is all about making strides. The UAB Kidney Chain passed 100 transplants. Students showcased their work in the summer EXPO. And football fans got a peek inside the upcoming season. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: July 20

    This week, high school students learn how to be cyber detectives, WBRC FOX6 pays it forward to an artist-in-residence on campus and two online degrees earn honors. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: July 13

    This week, a common blood pressure drug is revealed to be an effective therapy for Type I diabetes, a team from NSF is helping faculty and staff better understand how to commercialize their technology and work on the new intramural fields is nearly complete. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week

    This week is all about getting our hands on the missing As, Bs and Os, getting a handle on the heat and putting our hands together for a great season of performances to come at the Alys Stephens Center. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB THIS WEEK: June 8

    This week is all about being being young and highly accomplished, working together to deliver on the promise of tomorrow and making fun and fitness attractive.

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  • UAB This Week: June 1

    This week, docs and vets team up to test therapies that could benefit mankind — and its best friends. The police chief tries his hand at demolition derby, and the city's food trucks are ready for their close-up on the Food Network. Learn more all in one video. Catch up in about a minute.

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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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  • UAB This Week: May 18

    This week is all about working together — to combat a physician shortage, accelerate medical breakthroughs and promote college readiness. Learn more all in one video. Catch up in about a minute.

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