Haley Herfurth

Haley Herfurth

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UAB’s building-safety plan has expanded to include the Alumni House, Hansell/Hulsey Center and the 822, Bevill Biomedical Sciences, Cudworth and Facilities Administration buildings.

Want to bring diverse perspectives into your classroom? Attend a Global Awareness series this month, made possible through a partnership with INTO UAB and the Center for Teaching and Learning’s new international education expert, Melissa Hawkins.

Peggy Biga and Shantay Williams, two of more than 70 Sustainability Ambassadors, channel their passion for green practices into positive change within their units.

UAB Safe streamOn this sprawling urban campus, employees and students need to understand homelessness and learn to interact with homeless individuals in ways that are safe and respectful for both.

Chris Seidenfaden, dental prosthetist in the Division of Prosthodontics, is Employee of the Month for May.

retro art streamIn the 1970s and ’80s, UAB used school buses — shown here in 1975 — to transport students from parking lots to academic buildings and university events. In May, a new vendor began operating the Blazer Express buses, with big plans for the future fleet.

May 20, 2019

Eye on the prize

retro art streamTerrance Ingraham graduated from the School of Optometry in June 1978, becoming the school’s first black graduate. This past Friday,, a new group of UAB graduates will receive doctor of optometry degrees.

Melody Gillezeau, project manager for sustainable project development, wants UAB to set new standards to inspire Birmingham and beyond.

UAB BTS logo FINALThe UAB Reporter wants to know how people in your unit volunteer. Submit a publicity request with the details and a group selfie for a chance to be featured. Find volunteer opportunities on BlazerPulse.

Amy Badham, director of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research, was honored as Volunteer of the Year at the Hands On Birmingham IGNITE Awards in April.

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