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Led by Executive Director Lee Stone, EHS works to keep employees safe by providing services and knowledge needed to protect themselves, the UAB community and the environment.
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Following a deliberate and inclusive process, UAB has launched its new strategic plan — Forging Ahead. President Ray Watts thanks everyone who contributed to the process that began in early 2022.

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The Graduate School and the Office of Global Engagement have merged to form the UAB Graduate School and Global Affairs, or GSGA, which consists of the Graduate School, INTO UAB, Education Abroad, International Student & Scholar Services, International Faculty & Staff Immigration Services, and the UAB Passport Office.
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To minimize disruption during UAB’s upcoming commencement activities Dec. 8, UAB Transportation recommends using alternative routes due to construction-related traffic changes around campus.
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Looking for a fun holiday project that could be the perfect gift for the UAB fan in your life (including yourself!)? This adorable, simple project is a creative and calming way to fill downtime this season.
Published in Go Blazers!

UAB Transportation’s Motorist Assistance Roadside Service program, known as MARS, provides great service to help you resolve for car trouble such as a dead battery, a flat tire or locked-in car keys fast and for free when you are on campus.

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UAB Campus Safety's food truck inspection program is designed to ensure safe operation on university property.
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The UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center’s partnership with Senior Care Authority means employees can get personalized help finding local care for an aging parent or loved one and finding appropriate and available services.

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The AWARE Disability Management Program is celebrating Veterans Day 2023 with Pop-Up Poppy Stops across campus Nov. 7 and a toiletry drive benefiting the Birmingham VA Medical Center Phoenix Clinic, November 6-17.
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UAB Libraries will begin construction in late October on the new Pappas Historical Collections Gallery, a 3,000-square-foot space on the second floor of Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences that will house rotating thematic medical exhibits.
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UAB’s annual open enrollment for benefits will be held Oct. 20-Nov. 6. Eligible employees can choose among dental, vision and health insurance plans plus voluntary plan options and tax-deferred spending accounts for health and dependent care for 2024.
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Social media loves The Bones, aka “the ribs trophy,” the 100-pound behemoth celebrating the football rivalry between UAB and the University of Memphis and the barbecue feud between their host cities. The rivalry resumes 11 a.m. Saturday at Protective Stadium.
Published in Go Blazers!
UAB employees also will have the option to select insurance to cover accidents and identity theft and/or participate in a pet-care discount program during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 20-Nov. 6.
Published in Benefits & Policies

Nationwide, the cost of everything is rising, and UAB is working to balance the impact of these costs on its employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

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There have been no significant plan design changes to copays and deductibles for UAB’s medical plans since 2015. For UAB to remain competitive in the market, stay in line with national benchmarks and keep costs down as much as possible for all employees, there will be medical plan design changes for 2024.
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UAB offers vision benefits, and eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital and UAB Hospital Management LLC will have the option to choose or decline that coverage during the open enrollment for benefits Oct. 20-Nov. 6.

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UAB will offer dental insurance during the annual open enrollment for benefits, and eligible employees must choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 20 and 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

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Health plans from Viva Health and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are available during the annual open enrollment Oct. 20-Nov. 6.
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The new draft strategic plan will be shared Oct. 25 to solicit feedback from the campus community before it is finalized and presented to the UA System Board of Trustees.

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A benefit option that enables employees to pay lower monthly health care premiums in exchange for higher out-of-pocket expenses for covered services continues to grow in favor among eligible employees.
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Researchers across campus partnered with UAB Sustainability to save nearly 1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and earn highest honors in the International Laboratory Freezer Challenge for the third year in a row. Find out how they did it.
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Micromobility vehicles like rentable electric scooters and bikes make getting across campus quickly a breeze. But parking them improperly can prevent Blazers from accessing sidewalks, ramps, accessible doorways and more, according to Disability Support Services.

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Stay tuned to the UAB Reporter as UAB begins rolling out open enrollment information to provide benefit-eligible employees time to review upcoming changes and make informed decisions. Open enrollment begins 7 a.m. Oct. 20 and concludes 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

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Tim Peterson, patient care coordinator at The Kirklin Clinic, explains how his daughter became one of 100 young cancer survivors celebrated at the UAB Football game against Louisiana on Sept. 16.
Published in Go Blazers!
UAB experts encourage healthy behaviors, responsible symptom management and vaccines to avoid and manage respiratory illnesses like COVID, common cold, RSV or the flu. 
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