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Using extensive testing, diagnosis and clinical data from across the Deep South, this project will be the first to analyze multiple dimensions of inequality to clarify contributions to COVID-19 disparities.

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.

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.

COVID-19 has changed the centuries-old process of defending dissertations and theses. Graduate School Dean Lori McMahon, Ph.D., and Associate Dean David Schneider, Ph.D., explain which changes are temporary and which could become permanent.

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.

Nine faculty and staff selected for the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows in Education Abroad program will develop courses to promote active and ethical citizenship, cultural immersion and community engagement.

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.

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.

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.

Questions employees submitted during the virtual town hall Sept. 11 that could not be addressed due to time constraints are answered here; find responses from leaders on employee recognition, office safety and more.

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students are using machine learning to identify geographic areas in which social determinants contribute to the COVID-19 burden as a way to improve the public health response.

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.

UAB leaders discussed data and reactions from the first weeks of fall semester and answered questions on mask compliance, work restrictions, benefits changes and more.

Grab an outdoor bite to eat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays on the Campus Green and pay by credit, debit, Dining Dollars, Blazer Bucks, Dragon Cash and MVP Swipes.

No extra effort is required by participants to receive the bonus credits.

For his dedication to aging research and science communication, biology Professor and Chair Steven Austad, Ph.D., has been awarded this year’s Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.

Moon Nahm, M.D., has identified the crucial antibodies for pneumococcal vaccines and helped lower prices from $100 per dose to $2. With pilot funding from UAB’s urgent COVID-19 research initiative, Nahm is adapting his proven techniques to SARS-CoV-2.

As UAB Football prepares to take on Central Arkansas during the season opener 7 p.m. Thursday, Blazers should remember both familiar guidelines and new protocols for safety in Legion Field this season.

In a new trial funded through UAB’s urgent COVID-19 research program, investigators are comparing the widely available steroid methylprednisolone with dexamethasone, which lowered risk of dying by one-third in a U.K. trial this summer.

Get the facts in this brief guide to testing requirements, methods and criteria.

Blazer Kitchen’s Hill Student Center location will transition to online shopping during the fall semester to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 while continuing to provide assistance to students in need of perishable and non-perishable foods, personal hygiene items or school supplies.

Employees submitted more than 160 questions and comments during the virtual town hall Aug. 14; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including explanations of benefits, mask compliance, remote working expectations and more.

UAB leaders discussed data behind the university’s comprehensive reopening plan and answered questions on move-in, class schedules, mask distribution and more.

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