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.Free Fourth of July concert on Bartow lawnBring picnics, blankets and chairs and enjoy a free, family-friendly Independence Day concert by UAB's Summer Band 7 p.m. on the UAB Bartow Arena lawn. Stay and watch the fireworks over Red Mountain at 9 p.m.
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 July 4
"Freedom" exhibits civil rights photos from Alabama, South Africa“The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” which explores the respective images of American segregation and South African apartheid by Spider Martin and Peter Magubane, will open 6-8 p.m. June 5 in UAB's AEIVA. View it through Aug. 8. Admission is free.
- Event Date June 3
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 5
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.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
- Event Date April 22
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of March 15-21.Judges needed for undergrad research EXPOThe UAB EXPO showcases the academic endeavors of nearly 200 undergraduate students in many of the majors offered at UAB. Graduate students, post docs and faculty are encouraged to help judge the presentations; apply online.Free employee tickets to C-USA quarterfinals Thursday night500 free tickets will be given away to see UAB Men’s Basketball in tournament play in BJCC’s Legacy Arena, and Barne’s & Noble offering a special discount on Blazer gear.School of Medicine art show to openAttend an opening reception from 5:30-8 p.m. March 17 in The Edge of Chaos to see a great art show and bid in a silent auction to benefit VSA Alabama — which provides art opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The exhibit is open through May 15.
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- Event Date March 17
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of March 8-14.Enter annual PSA competition by March 30Show your message to the world in live action video, animation or posters, and compete for prizes in Public Health's KoronisFest Public Service Announcement & Poster Competition. Winning entries are screened during Public Health Week and in the Sidewalk Film Festival. Details at www.koronisfest.org.Get to the heart of what keeps you awakeFInd help during the free S.O.S. (Sleepy-Overwhelmed-Stressed) Conference 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 6 in UAB Highlands. Register online.
7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKA list of things to see and do for the UAB community during the week of Feb. 22-28.
- Event Date March 6
Jay Leno to star in Viva Health Starlight GalaThe Viva Health Starlight Gala benefits the programs and education initiatives of UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception; VIP dinner packages also are available.
- Event Date February 24
- Event Date June 7