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 2022 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Graduate School.

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Attend the annual wreath-laying, donate to a blanket and clothing drive, read stories from UAB veterans and leave a message of thanks.

Published in Get Involved

Help complete the 2022 Habitat House, built for Eddie Mae Hopkins in Ensley, just in time for Thanksgiving celebrations. Sign up for a volunteer slot on BlazerPulse.

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Amber Anderson, Kristen Campbell, Jamye Hester, Kevin Speed and Donna Williamson are the third-quarter honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program, which honors those whose work exemplifies and embodies Forging the Future's shared values.

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During the first few months of a semester, students can accumulate more questions about life as a Blazer than they had when they started. Discover resources for students spanning financial aid assistance, mental health, career prep and more.

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UAB’s campus is home to more than 35 statues or sculptures, and each trail takes about 30 minutes or fewer to walk. The trails can be viewed on a specialized Google Map, created by the UAB Reporter to provide additional details about the art and artists.

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Take a walk around campus to find a little-known green space closest to you and take a moment for mindfulness using this Google Map we created just for you.

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Carol Ballinger, Dylan McDonald and Robert Welch are the second-quarter honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program, which honors those whose work exemplifies and embodies Forging the Future's shared values.

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In recognition of International Open Access Week, the UAB Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication will host events aimed at educating the UAB community about the benefits of Open Access publishing in academic and research communities.

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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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A 21-member committee will guide the national search with assistance from executive talent firm AMN Healthcare.

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The Employee Assistance and Counseling Center is home to 13 clinical team members and a case manager, a variety of counseling options, and programming such as support groups, workshops and seminars, yoga classes, suicide prevention training courses and more.

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UAB Safe streamThe UAB Cares Suicide Prevention Initiative aims to support and assist the entire UAB community — no matter who they are — in finding the help they need and ensuring they know they are important and matter.

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Women form a large majority of UAB’s employee and student population — to the tune of 67% of employees and 63% of students. The Commission on the Status of Women, headed by incoming chair Donna Williamson, works to promote gender inclusion and equity by supporting and improving options and opportunities for women at UAB through advocacy, education and programming.
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The Cardiogenomics Clinic at UAB, one of only two in the Southeast, uses genetic testing to develop a personalized plan for patients at risk of hereditary cardiovascular conditions. “We’re not just treating one patient, but the whole family,” doctors say.

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It’s time to build UAB’s seventh Habitat House — the university’s first following a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals with a willingness to work can register to volunteer on BlazerPulse, UAB's community engagement platform, for slots available 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Sept. 29-Nov. 5.

Published in Get Involved

Morgan Peach, graduate assistant in UAB Student Housing and Residence Life, created a series of short training videos entirely in Spanish to familiarize cleaning crews contracted for the World Games with UAB’s processes and protocols — ensuring UAB puts its best foot forward while on the world stage.

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UAB Campus Dining has been given a tall order to complete during the World Games in Birmingham. They must serve 10,000 meals to up to 3,400 diners per day, all while navigating labor and supply chain challenges and meeting impeccable food safety standards. How can they possibly do it? Simple. They have a recipe for success, and it calls for equal parts experience, efficiency, quality and taste, garnished with a side of good ol’ Southern hospitality.

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From July 7-17, nearly 20 units from across the enterprise will host tailored, hands-on activities for visitors to the new World Games Plaza, located at Birmingham’s new City Walk BHAM near Protective Stadium and the Uptown district. The activities will highlight the best of what UAB has to offer — whether that’s in the classroom, the lab, the clinic or the conference room.

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Earlier this year, UAB was recognized as one of just 13 institutions ranked as national leaders in racial and gender diversity in leadership. We asked 12 women senior leaders to answer one question: What advice would you give a young woman who aspires to a career like the one you've achieved? Read their answers.

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“Understanding Your UAB Fiscal Responsibility,” which is focused on the role employees play in managing UAB’s financial resources, will be assigned to certain employees based on job function through the UAB Learning System beginning mid-May.

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The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Khurram Bashir, Aurelio Galli, Eugenia Kharlampieva, Bruce R. Korf and Jan Novak and the rank of University Professor to W. Timothy Garvey, Linda D. Moneyham and Jeffery T. Walker during its April 8 meeting.

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Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Innovate Fellows program are trained and compensated to evaluate new inventions on campus through market, prior art and patent analyses to assess commercial merit.

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For the eighth year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation.

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Christy Manning, Adrienne Fowler Payne and Davis “Ed” Ramsey are the first-quarter 2022 honors for the UAB Shared Values in Action Program.

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