Linda Gunter

Linda Gunter

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Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., will bring 38 years experience with her to build upon UAB's longstanding reputation as one of the nation's most diverse college campuses. She will begin here Jan. 15, 2016.

The new policy, slated to be available no later than July 2016, is a collaborative effort between the UAB administration and Faculty Senate. It aligns UAB with the rare U.S. employers that provide gender-neutral, paid parental leave.

Nearly two dozen employees will begin their works as the incoming class of UAB's Blaze Leadership Academy Sept. 9.

Four finalists for the position of vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will make open presentations during this month, beginning Sept. 9.

The UAB Athletics Campaign will officially launch Aug. 18 with a public event for UAB fans and Blazer Boosters in the UAB Alumni House. Doors will open at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Beginning July 20, Seventh Avenue South — from the east end of Volker Hall to 16th Street — will be closed to thru traffic during installation of underground utility piping through Sept. 23. This will not prohibit access to parking for nearby buildings.

Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.

UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.

UAB Center for Exercise Medicine will hold its annual symposium highlighting research and training 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept 25 in the Children's Harbor Bradley Lecture Center. Details and registration information are online.

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