Grant program seeks novel ideas for solving community problemsAll applicants must attend a mandatory Innovation Workshop 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 19 in Lister Hill Library's Edge of Chaos. Register online.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things for the UAB community to see and do the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5.Game on: What's next for UAB Blazers?Athletic Director Mark Ingram answers questions about football, bowling and rifle and the need for facility upgrades to support student-athletes. He also highlights the crucial role the community can play in the Blazers’ success in UAB Magazine.Latin jazz is next in the line of EssentialsPoncho Sanchez will bring a complex, multinational musical fusion to the ASC Sept. 3. Tickets are discounted for UAB employees and free for students.
Be a part of the Habitat House that UAB builtHelp fellow co-workers and students build a safe, affordable ADA-compliant house, made possible by employee contributions to the UAB Benevolent Fund. The only requirement is a willingness to learn and work one of the scheduled four-hour shifts starting Sept. 17.AIDS research pioneer Eric Hunter to present inaugural Dubay lectureHunter, co-director of Emory University's Center for AIDS Research, will examine “The role of viral fitness in HIV-1 transmission and disease progression.”
- Event Date September 3
UAB Athletics campaign announces committee, public launchThe UAB Athletics Campaign will officially launch Aug. 18 with a public event for UAB fans and Blazer Boosters in the UAB Alumni House. Doors will open at 4 p.m. All are welcome.
- Event Date September 1
Poster artists celebrate voting rights in AEIVA exhibitSome 62 artists from 25 countries are participating in a poster invitational that will open with a free reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the AEIVA. “The Right to Decide” will feature new posters on the subject of voting rights and fair elections by some of the world's most respected poster artists. The exhibit will be open through Nov. 14.Two things to know about August and athletics fundraising
Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.Plan to attend, present at annual exercise medicine symposium
UAB Center for Exercise Medicine will hold its annual symposium highlighting research and training 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept 25 in the Children's Harbor Bradley Lecture Center. Details and registration information are online.
AD Ingram provides update on plan to resume footballAthletic Director Mark Ingram, who says he is overwhelmed with the support provided to the program, posted an update on the process along with his thanks.Athletics provides update on fundraising, ticket salesFans can reserve season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters while they await the kickoff for the UAB Athletics campaign.Check yourself out all summer with Green ScreensMonitor your blood pressure and other indicators to help support and encourage a more healthful lifestyle with free Green Screens 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 7. A list of locations are online.UAB Athletics accepting football season ticket depositsFans can place a deposit for season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters.USGA leads fundraiser to Pave the Way for new student centerUAB’s student leaders are turning a temporary inconvenience into a long-term opportunity to serve fellow students.UAB to host top names in infectious disease researchFour of the most influential researchers in the field of infectious diseases in the world will be here.
- Event Date September 25
Athletics task force collecting pledges from supportersWork is underway to assess donor interest for a five-year period, said subcommittee chairs during the public meeting May 7. Official pledge forms are available for download to gauge support for the return of football, bowling and rifle.Explore the future of lab-made organs and printed tissues April 22Anthony Atala, M.D., developer of the first lab-grown organ to be implanted into a human, to talk about the future of printing human tissue on demand.
- Event Date June 3
Farm Stand is backThe Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week, beginning April 7. This year Boozer Farms will now be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Check the schedule online.
- Event Date April 22