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The revised guidance draws a distinction between employees who undergo testing at UAB and those who elect to be tested elsewhere. 

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.

retro art streamIn 1978, employees in the business school hung a sign to show their school pride. Today, faculty, staff and students can demonstrate their support by staying #UABUnited to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Completing this daily survey could be among the healthiest habits you develop all year — for yourself and the entire campus.

Many people are looking to antibody tests for peace of mind. But the results aren’t actionable at this point, an infectious diseases expert says. Learn more about UAB’s current and future antibody testing efforts.

Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Watch a demonstration of automated lecture recording from Heritage Hall, find out what tech will be in the classrooms where you teach and register for hands-on or virtual training today.

Leadership is working to respond to challenges some employees will face as K-12 school districts adopt hybrid teaching plans for the fall terms

Faculty submitted more than 100 questions during the virtual town hall Aug. 7; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including caregiving plans, classroom procedures, testing and more.

Find out how the committee brings together campus leaders to monitor the effectiveness of UAB’s entry plan and look for trends and patterns that indicate additional support may be needed. 

As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. We created a map to help you plan.

University staff and non-resident students can pick up their two UAB-branded cloth face masks during a mask distribution drive-thru 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21-22 in Express Lot No. 4 at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and 10th Street.

Face coverings can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also pose a barrier for people with hearing loss who rely on lip-reading to communicate. These simple tips can help you communicate more effectively with deaf or hearing-impaired peers.

Pathology department leaders explain pooled testing and other innovations behind the largest higher-education testing initiative in the nation.

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