50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

The new University of Alabama System Public Art Trail will support art that enhances the visual aesthetic of each campus.

Doug Baulos and alumnus Trent Thomas created window art for the artist-run, non-profit visual arts organization; a free reception is planned Sept. 6.
Here’s a round-up of what UAB’s talented music, theatre and art and art history faculty are doing in Alabama and across the globe while on break from classes.