President Watts delivers the 2019 State of the University

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President Ray Watts delivered the annual State of the University address Oct. 30 in the Hill Student Center Alumni Theater. The public event, sponsored by the Faculty Senate, offered the opportunity for the UAB community to hear about UAB’s progress during the past year firsthand and ask questions. Watch the entire presentation above, which includes the question-and-answer session with those in attendance.

Among the successes of the past year Watts highlighted:

One of the highlights was also the recognition of the university’s first Emmy® award for “Outstanding Sports-Feature Segment,” which was announced at the 2018 Southeast Regional Emmy® Awards in Atlanta this past summer.