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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.

retro art streamIn 1974, construction continued on the steel structure that would eventually house the School of Optometry. Forty-six years later, campus still continue sto grow, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

You, your co-workers and your family all benefit if you are participate in UAB’s randomized sentinel testing — and this simple, self-administered swab doesn’t take a test away from anyone else.

Jones has announced she will retire from UAB in February, after 27 years of service to UAB and 12 as the institution’s senior HR leader.

UAB offers dental insurance during the annual open enrollment for benefits, 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.

UAB Safe streamHeard it before but still have questions? Refresh your memory or clarify your understanding of the UAB-specific terminologies, methods and strategies working together to keep Blazers safe and UAB open during the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Can essential oils diffuse the coronavirus? What about keto diets? If UV rays kill viruses, should I wear sunblock? UAB’s Molly Fleece, M.D., is tackling common COVID-19 searches to counteract rampant misinformation online.

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

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