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Ashley Neyer, Education Abroad director, earned the Forum on Education Abroad’s Professional Certification in Education Abroad, which provides those who work in the global education field with specialized knowledge and expertise — all of which will guide the continued growth of UAB Education Abroad.

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.

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 first installment, “Bending the Arc: The Vote,” which tells the stories of Black people and white allies who fought for racial justice during the 1960s, is the collaborative effort of retired and current UAB employees and community partners.

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.

The plots will provide vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices to increase food security for the campus community and enable shoppers in UAB’s food pantry, Blazer Kitchen, to make more and varied healthy choices.

University Professor Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, the highest award for teaching presented by UAB.

At UAB, Alicia Booker helps unpack the meaning in struggle and defuse tension.

Help UAB parenting students and their families blaze on this holiday season by supporting Little Blazer Wishes, a program that provides anonymous gift sponsorship to Blazers who would otherwise struggle to fulfill their children’s holiday wish lists.

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.

Faculty, staff, student and community innovators were recognized for their 2020 contributions to COVID-19 research, innovation and entrepreneurship during the fifth annual UAB Innovation Awards presented by the Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Oct. 29.

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

Shauntice Allen, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, is the winner of the 2020 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the greater Birmingham community and beyond through community engagement.

UAB’s Benevolent Fund has been working in overdrive to meet the needs of Blazers and Birmingham residents. Making, restarting or increasing a monthly pledge via payroll deduction can help continue its work.

Jeff Walker, professor and chair for the Department Criminal Justice, is the winner of the 2020 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for his interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Doctors don’t have anything to reliably collect urine from neonates. A solution to this problem earned a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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.

Nominations are being accepted for one of two new awards that will debut in 2021.

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

UAB’s campus safety specialists are engaging with students, faculty and staff to boost compliance with health and safety precautions through education and accountability.

Most PPE goes on the provider, not the patient. A solution to this problem from UAB faculty earned them a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

UAB leaders shared insights on the first weeks of fall semester and upcoming parking changes and answered questions on flu shots, residence halls, spring semester and more.

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine selected UAB because of the university’s continued commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion — even during a pandemic.

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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

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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

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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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