Prison education program leads to new radio serial drama written by inmates
Inmates at Donaldson Correctional Facility write and perform a serial drama about life in a maximum-security prison with some assistance from UAB professors who have led an annual lecture series there for decades. It debuts Oct. 22 on WJLD.Staff Council elects executive leadership
Ginger Hattaway and David Rhodes, members of the working group that shepherded the staff council from idea to reality, are among the newly elected leaders.Sign up to volunteer for #UABBuilds
UAB Benevolent Fund volunteers will begin building the next Habitat House Sept. 22Two teams to represent UAB in the Birmingham Corporate ChallengeSign up and encourage your co-workers to compete in the Olympic-style competitions to be held July 16 in Railroad Park.More than 2 tons of clothing collected in annual driveThe UAB extended community collected 70 hanging wardrobe boxes of clothing and multiple boxes of folded clothes, shoes, handbags, accessories and toiletries during the UAB Commission on the Status of Women’s annual Suits 4 Success clothing drive.Nominations for new staff council open April 4-15Nominations for the inaugural UAB Staff Council will be accepted 8 a.m. April 4- 5 p.m. April 15.Clear your closets: Suits for Success to return April 4-8The UAB Commission on the Status of Women will be collecting donations of gently used clothing for My Sister’s Closet, an outreach program of the YWCA of Central Alabama, April 4-8.Elections for new staff council set for MayNominations will be accepted in April for approximately 50 seats representing units throughout the university.Holiday toy drive to begin Nov. 30Support the annual toy drive by donating new, unwrapped toys suitable for children agesinfant-12 years. Toys will be collected until noon Dec. 17.UAB to dedicate new Habitat House Nov. 3UAB employees and students will dedicate the handicapped-accessible Habitat House they built for Monique Dixon and her family 3:30 p.m. See how it all came together with #UABbuilds.