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Want to buy licensed UAB merchandise but aren’t sure where to get it? Find convenient options on campus, online and at Protective Stadium.

Relive UAB Football’s first night under the Protective Stadium lights in these photos from UAB photographers — and check out a recap video featuring the sights and sounds of this new era for the Blazers.

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. 22-Nov. 8.

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. 22 and 5 p.m. Nov. 8.

Why have we changed our safety strategies in the past year? In one word: data. We didn’t know then what we know now. Here are five things to consider.

UAB’s medical plans offer one plan design change for 2022: coverage for infertility treatment.

The 2021 UAB Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the UAB Police Department website or in a downloadable PDF. For a print copy of the report, call 205-934-4649. The report contains resources, procedures, criminal statistics, a fire safety report and more.

UAB and UAB Medicine will raise the minimum wage for full-time regular status employees from $13 per hour to $14 per hour in January 2022, with additional raises planned in coming months.

UAB and UAB Medicine also will observe Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 as holidays to provide employees additional time to spend with their families and friends.

Viva Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) — is an alternative to traditional Viva and Blue Cross health care plans offered to eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital and UAB Hospital Management LLC during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 22-Nov. 8.

Long-time season ticket-holders — and a proud first-timer — reveal what they love about Blazer Football and what they’re looking forward to most at UAB’s first home game Oct. 2.
Senior leaders responded to queries on returning to campus, working from home, vaccine requirements and safety, and more.

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. This map will help you plan.

Collat’s Jamey Worrell handcrafted a new stand for the UAB Mace, using skills taught by his woodworker father and locally sourced wood that represents some of the university’s best qualities: strength, resiliency, knowledge and passion.

retro art streamDuring the 1996 Olympic Games, Legion Field was a host site for soccer games, which more than 431,000 people attended. UAB also was home to a practice site for Olympians.

A new offering from UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center will help employees address a specific issue in a single, goal-oriented therapy session.

Beginning Aug. 9, Blazers can shop in person at the Hill Student Center Blazer Kitchen location; in-person shopping already is underway at the 11th Avenue South location. Shoppers can register for appointments at 11th Avenue or order online and schedule pickup at the HSC location.

If your school or unit wants new branded promotional items and apparel for fall semester, these guidelines can help you avoid delays and disappointment.

Here are seven ways the Research Administration Process Improvement and Design task force is finding new efficiencies to help the university be more successful in the extremely competitive world of research funding. Track progress on the task force’s data dashboards.

The building’s razing is a first step toward constructing the new Science and Engineering Complex, which will be home to the university’s basic sciences programs. Watch a timelapse to see the building come down in less than a minute.

retro art streamIn 1974, two optometry students screened two young children for vision issues. The school’s tradition of community engagement continues to this day as remain involved in the community, whether through providing vision screenings and eye exams in senior centers, elementary schools, Black Belt communities and more or teaching cow eye dissections at Ramsey High School.

UAB Safe streamLocated in the UAB Police and Public Safety building parking lot, the zone has video surveillance, a UAB Help Phone and is well lit. The parking spot is designated with a sign and bright green paint on the asphalt.

retro art streamIn the 1970s, students registering for UAB’s University College would queue in long lines to meet with advisers, determine their course schedule and fill out punch cards for the record-books. Things look a bit different today, thanks to new student orientation program Blazer Beginnings.

Employee engagement is an ongoing priority, and UAB leadership will continue to explore new ways to seek input and feedback as campus life and operations return to pre-COVID levels.

Demolition will begin later this year on the Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus, to make way the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. Both the building and the man for whom it’s named, the first dean of the medical school, have a storied history.

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