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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.

retro art streamIn 1960, many incoming patients were first admitted to the Isolation Unit before transferring to another ward; there were fewer antibiotics at the time, and undiagnosed infections were more prevalent. Today, protecting patients in the time of coronavirus takes an even more complex and multilayered approach — including visitation restrictions and the use of negative airflow rooms.

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.

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.

UAB Safe streamFollow these easy tips to double check your home networks, devices and accounts to protect yourself from hackers and risks of compromised information.

retro art streamIn 1968, the Medical Center’s computing capability consisted of an IBM 1401 setup and IBM 729 Magnet Tape Units. Now, during limited operations, much of UAB’s mission-critical work is happening on thousands of computers — all of them not on campus.

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

 

For the sixth 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.

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.

While UAB transitions to remote teaching and work in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, all academic buildings, including UAB Libraries, are restricted to individuals with ONECard access.

retro art streamIn March 1947, officials broke ground in the medical center for a new building to house the Jefferson County Public Health Department (JCPHD), now the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department is working alongside UAB and other organizations to monitor closely the ongoing situation surrounding novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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

In a talk at UAB on March 6, the NIH director shared his thoughts on exceptional opportunities for science and young scientists — and highlighted several exciting UAB projects.

UAB Safe streamUAB has several resources that, when coupled with personal initiatives, can help keep you safe during bad weather.

retro art streamUAB Hospital has come a long way since 1929 — all the way to the America’s Best Hospitals list.

UAB Safe streamUAB Criminal Investigations Division Captain Amy Schreiner and Stacy Moak, Ph.D., professor of social work, offer insights into the simplest ways to stay safe while on campus and around Birmingham — from safety whistles to self-defense classes.

You don’t have to build a better mousetrap to move markets — discoveries, artworks, inventions and websites can all qualify for protection. Here are your rights and obligations as a UAB employee with potential IP.

Poet Ann Fisher-Wirth, Ph.D., and photographer Maude Schuyler Clay will tell how they learned to combine their art forms and read from their joint title, “Mississippi,” during events Feb. 25-26.

This past year, more than 2,000 employees logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout from My Health Rewards. See how you can get yours.

Students who normally park in Zone C can park in zones A, B, D, E and F for the remainder of the week.

A new story is uploaded every other Monday. Catch the next new one Feb. 17. Listen to the first 12 while you wait.

retro art streamUAB’s volleyball players score on and off the hardwood. Check out UAB Women’s Beach Volleyball team during the Green and Gold match 2 p.m. Feb 14 and season opener against North Alabama 10 a.m. Feb. 22, both at home.

UAB Safe streamDigital payments may total in the billions, but along with safety there is fraud in numbers. Gary Warner, director of research in computer forensics, suggests ways to keep your money safe from scammers.

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