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From July 7-17, nearly 20 units from across the enterprise will host tailored, hands-on activities for visitors to the new World Games Plaza, located at Birmingham’s new City Walk BHAM near Protective Stadium and the Uptown district. The activities will highlight the best of what UAB has to offer — whether that’s in the classroom, the lab, the clinic or the conference room.

Earlier this year, UAB was recognized as one of just 13 institutions ranked as national leaders in racial and gender diversity in leadership. We asked 12 women senior leaders to answer one question: What advice would you give a young woman who aspires to a career like the one you've achieved? Read their answers.

The CAS Research Sources and Skills Toolkit focuses on efficient research strategies, evaluation of source material, appropriate techniques for documenting source material and more — and now features more pop-up activities and quizzes, plus a tour-guide function.

Through UAB’s new membership in the Amazon Career Choice Partner Network, Amazon employees can attend UAB with the help of tuition assistance.

Faculty who took part in the 12-week summer course, made possible by UAB’s National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity membership, explain why the program is so successful at boosting productivity and healthy balance.

The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Professor Emeritus to Craig Beard, Etty “Tika” Benveniste, Louis Dell’Italia, Robert F. Pass, John Hablitz and Clark Douglas Witherspoon and the rank of Endowed Professor to Jeff Holmes during its June 3-4 meeting.

Demolition will begin later this year on the Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus, to make way the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. Both the building and the man for whom it’s named, the first dean of the medical school, have a storied history.

The Office of Scholarly Communication can offer guidance about publishing agreements, copyright guidelines, Open Access publishing and more.

retro art streamNearly four decades after a broadcast delivered by Jack Lazarus, the Alabama Broadcasters Association named 90.3 WBHM Radio Station of the Year at its annual ABBY Awards ceremony March 29.

Some campus locations that previously were closed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have reopened with safety precautions in place. Read more to learn where you can see art, buy UAB merch, dine in and work out on campus — all while staying safe and healthy.

This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

Perhaps no industry was altered quite as much as education during the COVID-19 pandemic. All across campus, Blazers worked together to bring the best of UAB into remote learning and ensure students could still receive an exceptional education experience even in rapidly changing circumstances.

Find a little-known green space closest on campus to enjoy the spring weather and stay socially distant using this Google Map we created just for you.

 New primary-source collections related to African American history and culture will provide a deeper understanding of Black history and its central place in the Birmingham community and beyond.

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

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.

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.

UAB’s flagship training program for high-potential faculty and staff is accepting nominations for its 2021 cohort through the end of November. Three alumni share what mentoring has meant for them.

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.

UAB will provide technology and expertise to deliver instruction to enable researchers to pursue data-driven discovery during four online sessions in spring 2021.

The physical locations are closed, yet UAB Libraries is busier than ever. It’s just all happening in a flurry of ones and zeroes: online requests for curbside pickup, chat with librarians, access custom remote instruction and soon — digitized print materials from the stacks.

While UAB transitions to remote teaching and work in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, all academic buildings, including UAB Libraries, are restricted to individuals with ONECard access.

Kasia Gonnerman will begin her work at UAB April 1. Jeffrey Graveline, J.D., associate dean for Research and Instructional Services, will assume responsibility as interim dean from Feb. 10 until then.

The multimillion-dollar commitment has been invested in collections, resources, personnel, physical renovations and other improvements during the past several years.

The seven-module CAS Research Sources and Skills Toolkit focuses on efficient research strategies, evaluation of source material, appropriate techniques for documenting source material and more.

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