Face coverings can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also pose a barrier for people with hearing loss who rely on lip-reading to communicate. These simple tips can help you communicate more effectively with deaf or hearing-impaired peers.

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UAB leaders discussed scheduling for fall courses and caregiving considerations, demonstrated teaching technology and explained how they are continually monitoring data from the community and campus as part of reopening plans.

Published in Take Note

retro art streamComputer access for all UAB students will make this fall’s hybrid-learning model possible — exponential growth from the six computer terminals designated for math and science learning in 1978.

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See how colleagues are getting ready and ask: Is my area all set? Download signs, learn best practices for self-installing and order customized signs on the new uab.edu/uabunited site.

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As employees and students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities and Information Technology are adjusting certain services to accommodate social-distancing and hygiene protocols.

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UAB Safe streamAs Blazers return to campus to begin the fall semester, wearing face masks will be required to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. But there’s more to masking than slipping the straps behind your ears — keeping it clean, handling it correctly and wearing it properly and are all crucial in ensuring your mask protects both you and others.

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Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Allen Bolton has announced he will retire from UAB effective Jan. 1, 2021. A national search will be launched to identify his replacement.

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Employees submitted nearly 200 questions during the virtual town hall July 13; find answers to questions on testing, PPE, benefits, hiring freezes and more.

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Following the razing of the 1950s Townhouse Building in summer 2019, Blazers have anxiously awaited the new park space slated to take its place.

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UAB leaders shared plans and updates on re-entry, testing, how classes and labs will work, and more in a virtual town hall July 15.

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Staff in all campus schools and units will use a standard process and timeframe for annual performance reviews this year; reviews must be completed by Oct. 31.

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UAB alumni society will transition to dues-free membership Oct. 1.
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Will rush happen this fall? When do I move in? What is hybrid teaching? UAB leaders answer all the questions from the virtual town hall for incoming students July 8.

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Alicia Booker has been selected as the new university ombudsman in a newly expanded office that also will support university staff in conflict and dispute resolution.

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UAB leaders shared plans and updates on re-entry, furloughs, expense-reduction strategies and more in a virtual town hall for employees July 13.

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Faculty submitted more than 160 questions during the virtual town hall July 8; find answers to questions on re-entry decisions, attendance, faculty accommodations and more.

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UAB leaders offered guidance, answered concerns and recognized faculty efforts at a virtual faculty/instructor town hall July 8. "There's a willingness to work with anyone around issues they might have," President Watts said.

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Will testing be required? (Yes.) Will masks be required? (Yes.) When do we find out about housing? Read answers to these and other questions posed during the July 8 town hall for returning undergraduates, along with more than 120 other questions that couldn’t be answered live due to time constraints.

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Discount program can cut hundreds from prices at dozens of area businesses, from car dealers to cellphone service plans and popular restaurants.

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UAB has started its phased, gradual re-entry to campus, and leadership wants to be clear that COVID-19 safety precautions are required and will be enforced.

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Three of the first scientists to return to campus in Phase I — plus the leader of a group that never left — share their emotions, lessons learned and 7 tips for organizing your unit’s re-entry.

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retro art streamWhen UAB celebrated its first commencement in June 1970, the university awarded 478 diplomas to its first graduating class. Now, with a second virtual commencement planned for August, summer 2020 graduates can contribute their best campus memories to make the online ceremony just as special.

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One of the most recognizable campus features, the three windows have watched over UAB throughout its five decades. Now, after painstaking restoration, new generations of Blazers can enjoy their beauty for years to come.

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The three-year-old Green Labs program, once a cohort of just 18, anticipates 120 UAB labs will have My Green Lab certification by December — the largest number of any organization, academic or otherwise, worldwide.

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UAB and UAB Medicine make provisions for regular and essential employees who receive undesignated holidays.

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