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For its work to promote bee conservation and growth on campus, UAB has been named a Bee Campus USA by Bee City USA, which recognizes, supports and encourages pollinator conservation in towns, cities and counties across the country.

Help make the holidays merrier for Birmingham-area children by donating to two drives on campus this season — the annual UAB Toy Drive and Little Blazer Wishes.

UAB BTS logo FINALThe student-led group partnered with the Alabama Statewide Area Health Education Centers program to distribute Pfizer vaccine doses.

UAB and UAB Medicine will raise the minimum wage for full-time regular status employees from $13 per hour to $14 per hour in January 2022, with additional raises planned in coming months.

UAB BTS logo FINALThe book donation enabled each student to self-select a book to read with their families and add to or start their home librar

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.

Senior leaders responded to queries on returning to campus, working from home, vaccine requirements and safety, and more.

“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.”

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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