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.

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Donate items through Aug. 31 to stock the on-campus food bank with personal hygiene items such as feminine hygiene products, toilet paper and soap. Donations can be given to Staff Council representatives or dropped off at the 1613 Building.

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Senior leaders responded to queries on returning to campus, working from home, vaccine requirements and safety, and more.
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“We are so fortunate to have Dr. Cook in the leadership position and are looking forward to her continuing to help students access opportunities that develop intercultural, academic and other competencies through fellowships and scholarships.”

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Brush up on the services and resources offered by UAB Disability Support Services and meet Catherine Buttrey, the new DSS faculty advisor.

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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.

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

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Beginning Aug. 9, Blazers can shop in person at the Hill Student Center Blazer Kitchen location; in-person shopping already is underway at the 11th Avenue South location. Shoppers can register for appointments at 11th Avenue or order online and schedule pickup at the HSC location.

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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.

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If your school or unit wants new branded promotional items and apparel for fall semester, these guidelines can help you avoid delays and disappointment.

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The building’s razing is a first step toward constructing the new Science and Engineering Complex, which will be home to the university’s basic sciences programs. Watch a timelapse to see the building come down in less than a minute.

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retro art streamIn 1974, two optometry students screened two young children for vision issues. The school’s tradition of community engagement continues to this day as remain involved in the community, whether through providing vision screenings and eye exams in senior centers, elementary schools, Black Belt communities and more or teaching cow eye dissections at Ramsey High School.

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Janene Sims, associate professor of optometry, is the winner of the 2020 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the greater Birmingham community.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Professor Emeritus to Craig Beard, Etty “Tika” Benveniste, Louis Dell’Italia, Robert F. Pass, John Hablitz and Clark Douglas Witherspoon and the rank of Endowed Professor to Jeff Holmes during its June 3-4 meeting.

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A unique challenge confronts rising sophomores entering campus this fall: What does your second year of college look like when your first year was so nonconventional?

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Employee engagement is an ongoing priority, and UAB leadership will continue to explore new ways to seek input and feedback as campus life and operations return to pre-COVID levels.

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Demolition will begin later this year on the Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus, to make way the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. Both the building and the man for whom it’s named, the first dean of the medical school, have a storied history.

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Staff in all campus schools and units in workgroup A will continue to use UAB's standard process and timeframe for annual performance evaluations. The performance management app opens for use July 1 and must be completed by Sept. 30.
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Social Work’s Colleen Fisher will examine microfinance as a way to alleviate poverty among vulnerable women in low-resource countries, and Art and Art History Associate Professor Cathleen Cummings will study and map temples from the Bhosle dynasty of Nagpur, India.

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Lisa Harvey, Timothy Key, Malcolm Marler, Kerry McAlpine, Akia McCurdy and Justin Roth are the first six honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program launched this year to honor employees whose work best exemplifies institutional values.

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The Inclusive Language Guide, which is not meant to be exhaustive, provides definitions and examples in seven areas.

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As UAB inventories existing buildings, it often razes low-performing, low-quality and inefficient buildings. Curious about the demolition process and what it might mean for you? Here’s what to expect.

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Deputy Chief Zandral Washington received the West End chapter’s Respect for Law Program Award, which honors law enforcement practitioners for exemplary job performance and contributions to creating safer communities.

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UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to William Benoit, Smita Bhatia, James Cimino, Gene Siegal and J. Michael Wyss and the rank of University Professor to Sylvie Mrug during its April 9 meeting.

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