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How can leaders create a workplace where “how things really get done” matches “how things should get done”? Two experts in industrial-organizational psychology — Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and C. Allen Gorman, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods — offer five ways to make it happen.

UAB BTS logo FINALThe UAB chapter of Beta Alpha Psi provided 72 school supply kits filled with pens, notepads, crayons and folders to students at Glen Iris Elementary to help offset the high cost of school supplies for low-income families.

Collat’s Jamey Worrell handcrafted a new stand for the UAB Mace, using skills taught by his woodworker father and locally sourced wood that represents some of the university’s best qualities: strength, resiliency, knowledge and passion.

Enrollment in Eddie Nabors’s course on Poverty and Human Capability has more than tripled in the past year. Why? He gives students the chance to help the working poor receive thousands of dollars each and avoid scammers — even during a pandemic.

The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Jerry Oakes and Trygve Tollefsbol and University Professor to Molly Wasko.

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2021 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

Laura Gilmour’s HUB Worldwide launched in 2019 with a mission to take unused medical equipment from the United States to the nations. When the pandemic brought operations to a halt, this MBA and public health grad focused on Alabama instead.

Instructor Alicja Foksinska and her students explain the power of data visualization, the topic of a course in the online Business Analytics with Information Technology certificate program.

A seminar on aging, COVID-19 and financial caregiving made possible by the Regions Institute for Financial Education shared the latest trends and questions for older Americans and their caregivers to ask.

UAB BTS logo FINALStudents labeled and bagged books to be donated to child development centers in Alabama.

This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

Computer-based simulations offer realism, promote empathy and enable experimentation to practice essential skills.

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

What was it like to complete a degree while working full-time during a pandemic? Three employees share their stories ahead of this weekend’s commencement ceremonies.

Four students tracking COVID spread for the School of Public Health and Alabama Department of Health share what a typical shift is like, the reactions they get and what they wish the public knew about contact tracing.

Nine faculty and staff selected for the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows in Education Abroad program will develop courses to promote active and ethical citizenship, cultural immersion and community engagement.

Frank Messina, DBA, professor of accounting and faculty athletics representative, exemplifies core values that propel institutional excellence.  

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2020 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

retro art streamIn 1978, employees in the business school hung a sign to show their school pride. Today, faculty, staff and students can demonstrate their support by staying #UABUnited to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

See how colleagues are getting ready and ask: Is my area all set? Download signs, learn best practices for self-installing and order customized signs on the new uab.edu/uabunited site.

Four UAB leaders shared how they guided their teams through crisis in a lively seminar.

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

The fourth annual UAB Innovation Breakfast highlighted student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learn which academic programs are available to staff through UAB’s educational assistance benefit during the third session of Taking Charge of Your Career noon-2 p.m. Nov. 15 in HSC Ballroom A.

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