Linda Gunter

Linda Gunter

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VIVA Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan — is an option for benefit-eligible employees during the annual open enrollment Oct. 25-Nov.11.

UAB will observe additional holidays to provide employees additional time to spend with their families and friends.

This week, UAB HR Benefits begins rolling out information about Open Enrollment for benefit-eligible employees to provide employees more time to review available benefits and upcoming changes and make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

A series of onsite and online seminars will help employees understand and take advantage of new options available to them.

More than 500 UAB employees, friends and family cheered on the Birmingham Barons during the July 9 home game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. See the scenes from UAB Family Night at Regions Field in this slideshow.

Although most campus operations will be suspended on this day, essential services will continue and the annual fourth of July concert begins 7 p.m.

In fewer than six months, 1,343 faculty, staff and students logged more than 10,000 combined hours of community service in BlazerPulse, a platform launched in January to promote, organize and measure UAB’s impact in the community. If you're hoping to top the leader board, Michelle Henry is the one to catch.

Terms for the newly elected officers and senators begin Sept. 1. A list of senators and alternates is on the UAB Faculty Senate website.

UAB health plans cover preventive vaccinations, including MMR, at 100% for children — and adults. Do you need one? Are you sure?

Although most campus operations will be suspended on this day, including bus and van service, essential services will continue.

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