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The west side of UAB’s campus, formed in 1958 during an urban renewal project, looks a bit different these days with the opening of the College of Arts and Sciences’ new University Hall.retro art stream

The area is being reconfigured into a partially paved, green park space; the Lot 30 parking area will return after construction is complete. The 1950s building was razed earlier this summer. 

As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. 

Learn the ins and outs of who qualifies for the program, how to take advantage of it, the requirements for staying qualified and everything in-between.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through strategic growth that includes six new facilities to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

The 118-year-old building’s west window is currently being restored; the south has been removed and will be reinstalled within the month, and the east will be removed, repaired and replaced in the coming months.

Get free and discounted tickets to the Legion FC home game against Memphis 901.

UAB Transportation’s Motorist Assistance Roadside Service program, known as MARS, provides out-of-this-world service to help you resolve the issue fast and for free.

retro art streamIn 1971, members of the first social sorority manned a table during recruitment. Today, there are dozens of ways for students to learn about UAB clubs, organizations departments and interest groups.

The southern side of campus is more bike- and pedestrian-friendly following a year-long redesign of 10 city blocks along 10th Avenue South to include brightly painted bicycle lanes and crosswalks.

Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D., and Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., will carry the mace in the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies, respectively.

retro art streamThere’s a key element of summertime fun missing from this vintage photo of medical students relaxing on a sunny rooftop in 1949.

UAB Safe streamCampus construction is affecting traffic flow and commute routes, so before you crank the car, remember these four things that increase the likelihood you’ll arrive safely to your destinations this summer.

retro art streamWhile enrollment increased from 4,600 students in 1966 to more than 21,000 in 2018, campus was growing in other ways — setting itself apart as the top young university in the country, a champion for diversity and the best college for LGBTQ students in the state.

Although most campus operations will be suspended on this day, essential services will continue and the annual fourth of July concert begins 7 p.m.

retro art streamIn 1968, UAB hired two instructors to teach art-classes part-time. That fledgling art program is now the thriving Department of Art and Art History, whose faculty are busy this summer season pursuing their passions and honing their crafts.

UAB’s building-safety plan has expanded to include the Alumni House, Hansell/Hulsey Center and the 822, Bevill Biomedical Sciences, Cudworth and Facilities Administration buildings.

Trustees approved the final stage of planning for construction of a UAB Technology Innovation Center and renovations to the former Snoozy’s Bookstore to house UAB’s Honors College. 

Peggy Biga and Shantay Williams, two of more than 70 Sustainability Ambassadors, channel their passion for green practices into positive change within their units.

Terms for the newly elected officers and senators begin Sept. 1. A list of senators and alternates is on the UAB Faculty Senate website.

UAB Safe streamOn this sprawling urban campus, employees and students need to understand homelessness and learn to interact with homeless individuals in ways that are safe and respectful for both.

retro art streamIn the 1970s and ’80s, UAB used school buses — shown here in 1975 — to transport students from parking lots to academic buildings and university events. In May, a new vendor began operating the Blazer Express buses, with big plans for the future fleet.

Get your discounted tickets to the Barons' July 9 home game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

Traffic lanes and sidewalks along University Boulevard and 20th Street South will be closed June 3-Aug. 31 to ensure pedestrian and traffic safety during the renovation of McCallum Basic Health Science Building and demolition of UAB Townhouse.

UAB Football Head Coach and National Coach of the Year Bill Clark will be the featured speaker.

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