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UAB aims to generate 20 percent of its electrical energy from renewable resources and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2025, and student and faculty governance groups are supporting the initiative.

Royalty has come to campus in the form of two queen honeybees and their subjects — about 40,000 worker bees, and a second monarch waystation has been installed outside Honors Hall.

The Office of Scholarly Communication can offer guidance about publishing agreements, copyright guidelines, Open Access publishing and more.

For the seventh 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.

UAB BTS logo FINALStudents labeled and bagged books to be donated to child development centers in Alabama.

A new mural on the first floor of the School of Health Professions building captures what it means to be a Blazer in a variety of vibrant greens, yellows and blues.

UAB BTS logo FINALA group of eight volunteers helped rebuild roads, clear deadfall logs and sticks and cleaning horse fields at Red Barn, a family-run organization that teaches low-income children with disabilities to ride horses.

Find a little-known green space closest on campus to enjoy the spring weather and stay socially distant using this Google Map we created just for you.

This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

retro art streamIn 1984, UAB President S. Richardson Hill Jr. signed the first-ever pledge card for the new Benevolent Fund. Now, one hour of pay or 1% of your income per month can help Blazers and others in the community get through tough times.

UAB BTS logo FINALFifteen students helped sort and prep donated items and distribute them at the Gardendale Civic Center drive-thru.

Help the Benevolent Fund meet its spring campaign goal of $2 million and enable its continued support of the Blazer Kitchen, the Employee Emergency Assistance Program and other community partners.

The Employee Emergency Assistance Program and Blazer Kitchen, operated by the Benevolent Fund, can provide assistance to those affected by the Jan. 26 tornado, and employees can contribute to relief funds online.

The partnership with KinderCare, a national leader in childcare and early childhood education, will double the number of UAB families who can access on-campus childcare at below-market rates in a new, larger, state-of-the-art facility.

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

Come next summer, migrating monarch butterflies will flutter onto campus, to a new meadow that will provide nutrition and protection for the insect fighting to survive its annual migration period.

The plots will provide vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices to increase food security for the campus community and enable shoppers in UAB’s food pantry, Blazer Kitchen, to make more and varied healthy choices.

retro art streamInto the Streets began more than two decades ago with Blazers volunteering around town to support the Birmingham community — and continued this year with health precautions and social distancing, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

UAB’s Benevolent Fund has been working in overdrive to meet the needs of Blazers and Birmingham residents. Making, restarting or increasing a monthly pledge via payroll deduction can help continue its work.

The buses have a new Blazer-fied look, but they also incorporate new features to better help employees and students commute more easily and sustainably.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.

The newest project from UAB’s Bloom Studio is brightening up campus — this time from the Solar House and Sustainable Neighborhood at the corner of 11th Avenue South and 17th Street.

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.

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.

retro art streamIn 1977, the world’s first effective treatment for a viral disease occurred at University Hospital when Richard Whitley, M.D., and Charles Alford developed vidarabine. Now, investigators across UAB have mobilized their research interests to help us better understand and fight coronavirus.

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