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UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

The newest project from UAB’s Bloom Studio is brightening up campus — this time from the Solar House and Sustainable Neighborhood at the corner of 11th Avenue South and 17th Street.

Assistant Professor Stacey Holloway combined silicone molds of her own body with doorstops, rubber bands, an old record player and more to create prosthetic devices that mimic physical connections in these days of social distancing.

Take in original art — from a distance — during the Department of Art and Art History’s online thesis exhibit featuring works by graduating seniors.

 

retro art streamIn 1975, UAB completed a pedestrian bridge crossing University Boulevard at 13th Street South to accommodate a quickly growing student population. This year, UAB art students brightened the footbridge with a UAB-themed mural.

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

A lush growth of large green leaves and dragon wings against the city skyline translate the UAB brand into art that is Insta-worthy.

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.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

Four faculty spent a year developing undergraduate research courses focused on collaboration and innovation, with themes such as Chinese professional etiquette and using 3D-mapping technology in studio art.

retro art streamIn 1968, UAB hired two instructors to teach art-classes part-time. That fledgling art program is now the thriving Department of Art and Art History, whose faculty are busy this summer season pursuing their passions and honing their crafts.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

The new University of Alabama System Public Art Trail will support art that enhances the visual aesthetic of each campus.

Doug Baulos and alumnus Trent Thomas created window art for the artist-run, non-profit visual arts organization; a free reception is planned Sept. 6.
Here’s a round-up of what UAB’s talented music, theatre and art and art history faculty are doing in Alabama and across the globe while on break from classes.