March 15 Zip it up
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
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.
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.
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 www.uab.edu/matchday.
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.