In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, UAB Human Resources’ AWARE Disability Management Program is providing opportunities for employees to learn how to recognize and engage with individuals with disabilities at UAB.

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Established by a committee of individuals from across the university and UAB Medicine, Wellness Week is designed to help the UAB community prioritize rest, well-being, mindfulness, movement and good nutrition.

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The annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC, UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation and Cooper Green employees.

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Advice from five fellow employees on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.

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UAB Health System’s senior director of Infection Prevention breaks down the chain of transmission and how we all can lower our risk of getting sick.
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The Office of Learning and Development is hosting confidential, one-hour Zoom focus groups aimed at improving the onboarding process for future Blazers.

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Data analytics, project management and managing a hybrid workforce are part of an extensive catalog of non-academic classes.
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The CAS Research Sources and Skills Toolkit focuses on efficient research strategies, evaluation of source material, appropriate techniques for documenting source material and more — and now features more pop-up activities and quizzes, plus a tour-guide function.

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This past year, more than 4,500 employees activated their My Health Rewards account, and more than 3,400 logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout of $50 or more.

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The popular series of lectures and discussions returns Feb. 1 with health behavior expert and professor Robin Lanzi, Ph.D. Learn more about why participants and presenters value the program, which started in response to the pandemic.

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Join University Recreation’s spring mindfulness series Jan. 25-April 14 to begin practicing mindfulness strategies to reduce stress and improve mental health.

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Any member of the UAB community can set up a free account and explore a more data-driven approach to strategic planning for research. Engineering Dean Jeffrey Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., explains how his school used Dimensions to assist in new faculty hiring.

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Get answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 voluntary vaccine incentive.

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More than 1,000 students and postdocs participated, revealing high levels of stress and rates of depression across campus. These results have already sparked several new programs and initiatives; anyone can contribute ideas and perspectives following a second seminar Nov. 16.
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Angela Stowe, Ph.D., director of Student Counseling Services, offers ways to “grow your resiliency and make it stronger.”
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The 13th cohort selected for Blaze Leadership Academy includes 25 faculty and staff from all UAB schools and the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as eight VP units and UAB Hospital.
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Each Wednesday in October, join Walk with Wellness meetings on the UAB Walking Trails. Stop by anytime from 11 a.m.-noon for 15-minute group walk-alongs; start times will be staggered, and social distancing will be enforced.

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Faculty who took part in the 12-week summer course, made possible by UAB’s National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity membership, explain why the program is so successful at boosting productivity and healthy balance.

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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.

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A new program from the UAB Career Center has reached more than 160 faculty and staff with information on how to best support students in achieving post-graduation success.
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Are you Analytical or an Enthusiast? Amiable or a Controller? Find helpful advice for any workplace personality in Handling Workplace Change as an Employee, a free on-demand course for UAB employees through LinkedIn Learning.
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The free toolkit, with validated data resources and original source documents, is housed in UAB’s Canvas platform and accessible with a Blazer ID.

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Discover how the latest class in UAB’s flagship leadership development program for high-potential faculty and staff responded to the pandemic; nominations for fall 2021 class are open now.
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Many Americans say they want to “make sure the shot is safe” before getting vaccinated. That data is already in, says Paul Goepfert, M.D., and vaccine experts are confident that there won't be long-term side effects.
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Proposing a new program or initiative in your area? Assistant Professor J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, Ph.D., of the School of Nursing, shares insider advice that can make any piece of writing more compelling.

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