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retro art streamOn-campus events that will enable Blazers to gather together are again permitted within established guidelines, thanks to safety behavior exhibited by students, faculty and staff that has resulted in relatively low COVID-19 transmission.

The revised guidance explains the circumstances under which employees may continue to receive pay — and when they will be required to use benefit time — while they await test results, quarantine or recuperate.

retro art streamIn 1984, UAB President S. Richardson Hill Jr. signed the first-ever pledge card for the new Benevolent Fund. Now, one hour of pay or 1% of your income per month can help Blazers and others in the community get through tough times.

Managers and employees across UAB are encouraged to have quarterly performance check-ins this year. Find out what to cover and how to access tools and resources to help.

UAB Safe streamUAB has several resources that, when coupled with personal initiatives, can help keep you safe during bad weather.

UAB Safe streamRegistration is open now for spring intramurals, many of which are played at UAB’s Intramural Sports Complex — unlike in UAB’s early years, when teams played outdoor sports at local parks before fields were built on campus.

Senior leaders respond to student questions on vaccines, in-person commencement, meal plans and more.

UAB Libraries entered a transformative “Read & Publish” agreement with Cambridge University Press and also will add approximately 350 new journal titles to its collection.

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.

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