Employee Wellness proves it pays to be healthy
More than 1,900 employees were rewarded for good health based on results of this year's Wellscreens.Employees turned out for day of camaraderie, competitionNearly 400 employees signed up to compete with Team UAB and Team UAB Medicine in the third annual Birmingham Corporate Challenge.3 new walking trails showcase UAB’s outdoor public art collection
Walk the trails to see more than 35 sculptures or statues, many from renowned artists. The trails can be viewed on a specialized Google Map, created by the UAB Reporter for this story.New walking trails make it simpler to exercise regularly at work
Scan the QR code on a trail route anytime April 26 and be entered for a chance to win a Fitbit.Enjoy a visit to UAB’s most treasured treesUAB's campus is home to more than 4,000 trees, and we put a value on each one of them. Planting new trees and preserving old growth is integral part of progress. See which are the largest, oldest, rarest and most valuable.Turn Wellscreens numbers into actions with new health classes
The series of targeted health classes will focus on diabetes, heart health and weight-management.Wellscreens extended one more day
Qualifying employees may receive a one-time insurance premium reduction up to $150 based on test results.Prepare to take down corporate challengers April 22
Register through April 12 for fiercely fought battles of tug-of-war, a day in the park with friends and family and My Health Rewards points.5 things you learn as an Expo judge
The need for judges is growing as exponentially as the Expo itself. Several longtime judges recently share why they take part — and why you should, too. Faculty, staff and grad students welcome.Selfie Project asks women ‘Who do you say you are?’
Capture your own image and write your own story for an exhibit in the Hill Student Center March 27-31.Clean out your closets to support Suits 4 Success
Help support women in the workplace with your donation of work-appropriate attire April 3-7.UAB to take stock of its service to the community
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to help the university inventory the depth and breadth of volunteer outreach, here and abroad.Blazer Kitchen opens Monday to aid employees, students
The on-campus food bank will provide a new source of fresh and non-perishable foods for students and employees beginning March 6.Ireland visiting scholar Daniel Beaty to speak, perform March 10
Beaty will speak and perform his critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” 4 p.m. March 10 in the ASC.
10 new reasons to support the Benevolent Fund in 2017
- Event Date March 10
Choose among 10 new places to designate contributions during the $2.1 million campaign, which runs Feb. 15-March 15, and support the community where you live, work and play.Darwin Day commemorates biologist’s birthday, showcases scientific research
A movie, panel discussion, art exhibition and noted lecturers are among the events planned to commemorate the birth of Charles Darwin and celebrate scientific research in evolutionary biology and other disciplines.
UAB to host 'Stand as One' forumThe program, “Stand as One: Empowering Marginalized Voices in Birmingham," is a free public event hosted by UAB Institute for Human Rights. All are welcome.
- Event Date February 9
UAB retains title in Birmingham Choose Healthy Challenge
- Event Date February 16
UAB employees won first place in the annual competition — including highest-scoring competitor — and Alabama school children will benefit.Get discounts on Fitbit devices — just in time for holiday shopping
All UAB employees may purchase Fitbit personal fitness tracking devices at a discounted rate through a partnership between The University of Alabama System and Fitbit.Panel to discuss ‘What now?’ in wake of divisive election
UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will bring together a diverse panel of citizens and community leaders to discuss the importance of civil discourse, and how it can be practiced in our daily lives, during a free public event 6:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in Heritage Hall Room 106.
- Event Date November 15