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Leadership is working to respond to challenges some employees will face as K-12 school districts adopt hybrid teaching plans for the fall terms

Faculty submitted more than 100 questions during the virtual town hall Aug. 7; find answers to questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints, including caregiving plans, classroom procedures, testing and more.

Find out how the committee brings together campus leaders to monitor the effectiveness of UAB’s entry plan and look for trends and patterns that indicate additional support may be needed. 

As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. We created a map to help you plan.

Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

University staff and non-resident students can pick up their two UAB-branded cloth face masks during a mask distribution drive-thru 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21-22 in Express Lot No. 4 at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and 10th Street.

Face coverings can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also pose a barrier for people with hearing loss who rely on lip-reading to communicate. These simple tips can help you communicate more effectively with deaf or hearing-impaired peers.

UAB leaders discussed scheduling for fall courses and caregiving considerations, demonstrated teaching technology and explained how they are continually monitoring data from the community and campus as part of reopening plans.

retro art streamComputer access for all UAB students will make this fall’s hybrid-learning model possible — exponential growth from the six computer terminals designated for math and science learning in 1978.

UAB has developed general procedures to support supervisors as they take action to provide a safe work and academic environment.

See how colleagues are getting ready and ask: Is my area all set? Download signs, learn best practices for self-installing and order customized signs on the new uab.edu/uabunited site.

As employees and students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities and Information Technology are adjusting certain services to accommodate social-distancing and hygiene protocols.

UAB Safe streamAs Blazers return to campus to begin the fall semester, wearing face masks will be required to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. But there’s more to masking than slipping the straps behind your ears — keeping it clean, handling it correctly and wearing it properly and are all crucial in ensuring your mask protects both you and others.

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Allen Bolton has announced he will retire from UAB effective Jan. 1, 2021. A national search will be launched to identify his replacement.

Employees submitted nearly 200 questions during the virtual town hall July 13; find answers to questions on testing, PPE, benefits, hiring freezes and more.

Following the razing of the 1950s Townhouse Building in summer 2019, Blazers have anxiously awaited the new park space slated to take its place.

UAB leaders shared plans and updates on re-entry, testing, how classes and labs will work, and more in a virtual town hall July 15.

Staff in all campus schools and units will use a standard process and timeframe for annual performance reviews this year; reviews must be completed by Oct. 31.

UAB alumni society will transition to dues-free membership Oct. 1.

Will rush happen this fall? When do I move in? What is hybrid teaching? UAB leaders answer all the questions from the virtual town hall for incoming students July 8.

Alicia Booker has been selected as the new university ombudsman in a newly expanded office that also will support university staff in conflict and dispute resolution.

Faculty submitted more than 160 questions during the virtual town hall July 8; find answers to questions on re-entry decisions, attendance, faculty accommodations and more.

UAB leaders offered guidance, answered concerns and recognized faculty efforts at a virtual faculty/instructor town hall July 8. "There's a willingness to work with anyone around issues they might have," President Watts said.

Will testing be required? (Yes.) Will masks be required? (Yes.) When do we find out about housing? Read answers to these and other questions posed during the July 8 town hall for returning undergraduates, along with more than 120 other questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints.

Discount program can cut hundreds from prices at dozens of area businesses, from car dealers to cellphone service plans and popular restaurants.

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