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Antibody testing can reveal if a person has been exposed to the novel coronavirus in the past. More research needs to be done before we know if that means they are “protected” from COVID-19.

Find the perfect colorful distraction along downtown’s historic Morris Avenue, hidden on campus and in the bustling northeast Birmingham neighborhood of Avondale.

Assistant Professor Stacey Holloway combined silicone molds of her own body with doorstops, rubber bands, an old record player and more to create prosthetic devices that mimic physical connections in these days of social distancing.

Just in time to tackle COVID-19, the Informatics Institute launches a bigger, more capable version of its team-science data platform.

In a virtual town hall meeting, President Ray Watts and other university leaders shared their pride in how UAB faculty and staff have responded to COVID-19, offered frank answers on re-opening campus, budget shortfalls and other topics of common concern, and shared practical guidance on how every member of the UAB community can play a part in moving forward.

UAB health experts to develop a plan for the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff on all campuses.

Many of UAB’s more than a thousand international students are facing complicated questions and challenges — but you can help.

Crank up one of these three Spotify playlists created by an alumnae, employees and campus DJs to beat the social-distancing blues — and maybe get a few dance moves in.

A four-part diversity education series is being offered during limited business operations through the Campus Learning System; each course will be offered via Zoom throughout April. Registration is required.

Take in original art — from a distance — during the Department of Art and Art History’s online thesis exhibit featuring works by graduating seniors.

 

UAB’s Student Counseling Services and the Mental Health Ambassadors are creating special resources for students who are struggling to adjust during the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus breeds loneliness, which is as bad for the health as heavy smoking. The longtime director of UAB’s Pastoral Care program shares how best to reach out to others in need.

As UAB Hospital copes with coronavirus, Pastoral Care chaplains walk the halls to support “a lot of really tired, amazing employees.”

Applications for the Employee Assistance Program should be submitted by email, and Blazer Kitchen will provide pre-packed bags via drive-thru at Medical Towers noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Do you have more time on your hands while social-distancing? Faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences published 13 books in 2019 on subjects ranging from lifestyles and aging to advancements in satellite archaeology.

Emotional intelligence is the top trait of effective leaders. UAB leadership expert Jean Ann Larson, Ed.D., explains how to take control, whether you are managing colleagues or your kids' fears.

UAB Employee Wellness' Riley Thornton recommends ways to keep it together and move forward while teleworking and limiting face-to-face contact.

Stress is unavoidable in this uncertain time. But as Professor Diane Tucker, Ph.D., explains, you can take control — and make the most of this historic opportunity.

Hourly cleaning of handrails and handles, hand sanitizer on each bus in response to coronavirus.

A new textbook by Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., the first of its kind, can help physicians diagnose and treat an often-puzzling condition with a host of causes.

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