Linda Gunter

Linda Gunter

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Several resources are available to help you make the selections that are best for your household during annual open enrollment.

Inmates at Donaldson Correctional Facility write and perform a serial drama about life in a maximum-security prison with some assistance from UAB professors who have led an annual lecture series there for decades. It debuts Oct. 22 on WJLD.

Employees who enroll in a UAB health plan during open enrollment Oct. 28-Nov. 14 also will be enrolled in Express Scripts pharmacy beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Co-pays for prescriptions will not change.

The UAB Green Labs Program will help conserve resources and reduce hazardous chemicals without compromising research integrity or safety. 

The university, its vice president and a graduate student were honored during the Minority Access National Role Models Conference held in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.

Christopher Brown, Ph.D., is the next candidate for the position of vice president for Research to make a public presentation. Brown will present 9-10 a.m. Oct. 21 in Heritage Hall Room 102.

UAB has increased bandwidth 10-fold and become the first public university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabit-per-second speeds. Now, data-intensive processes that took weeks to complete are possible in a matter of days — a competitive advantage in education, research and patient care.

President Ray Watts will highlight UAB’s groundbreaking accomplishments in all areas of its mission, plus the strategic planning and key new facilities that are part of an updated Campus Master Plan.

Colin S. Duckett, Ph.D., director of research for The University of Michigan's North Campus Research Complex, will be the first of at least four candidates for the position of vice president of Research to present in the coming weeks. 

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to balance the impact of these costs on our employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

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