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  • March 12, 2015

March 15  Zip it up1

Birmingham’s Red Mountain Park is offering spring break discounts through April 15. Park guests can receive $10 off any of its four Adventure Area activities—the Red Ore Zip Tour, Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest, Kaul Adventure Tower and Mega Zip Line. See details online



2March 16 You choose

Popular fiction is a great conversation starter about what consent and healthy relationships mean, how they work and what they look like. A panel of consent enthusiasts will answer your questions about “Fifty Shades of Grey” and the way consent is portrayed in this movie at 6 p.m. in The Edge of Chaos Atrium & Café.



March 17 Close the gap

UAB School of Medicine alum and former U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., is among many who will discuss new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research during UAB’s annual symposium.

March 18  Thank a teacher

Twelve faculty will be honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching during the annual Faculty Awards Convocation 4 p.m. March 18 in the UAB National Alumni Society House.


March 19 Plan ahead

Find a part-time job for summer during the Career Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Campus Rec Center. Students and alumni should review the 50 participating companies online or using the Career Fair+ App available from the App Store and Google Play and plan to attend.


March 20 Catch a match

Fourth-year medical students will learn their residency assignments during the annual Match Day celebration at 11 a .m. March 20 in the Alabama Theater. The ceremony will be streamed live at

March 21 Get fired up7

One of three chances to see UAB Baseball take on Marshall University at Regions Field this weekend. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for youths for games March 20-22. Get them online.