Haley Herfurth

Haley Herfurth

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Joe Appleton, Ph.D., founding dean of UAB’s School of Engineering, died Jan. 17. The school was created in 1971, two years after UAB became an independent university in 1969, and Appleton helmed the school until 1978.

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $30,000 each to Jeff Morris, Magda Szaflarski and Zina Trost to fund projects that foster connections, ask big questions and find big solutions.

50thShieldONLY COLORAfter a $20 million renovation and rebranding, the new Hilton at UAB features conference and event facilities named for prominent figures in UAB’s history.

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.

Greg Parsons, who has served as UAB’s assistant vice president for planning, design and construction since 2014, will become associate vice president and chief facilities officer Feb. 1.

retro art streamTwenty-two years ago, the arena was rededicated in honor of men’s basketball Coach and Athletic Director Gene Bartow. Today, UAB Basketball’s winning traditions continue.

Kris Boyle, manager of administration and operations in the Collat School of Business, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for January.

Five finalists and five honorable mentions from each division will be displayed during a winner’s reception in AEIVA, and three students will win cash prizes.

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

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