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Andrea McDew, Ed.D., has been selected as the new assistant vice president and senior Title IX coordinator for the UAB Title IX Office. She has an extensive background in Title IX and university safety, most lately at Texas Christian University. McDew will begin at UAB on July 1.
Published in Campus News
UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative June 1. This year, employees can get free access to the Campus Recreation Center throughout the entire month. Online registration is required to access the facility, as well as access to additional health and wellness opportunities including rewards for checking in throughout the month. 
Published in Benefits & Policies
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, auto thefts are a continued concern nationwide—and not just the contents inside the cars, but the cars themselves. These habits can help maintain a secure environment.
Published in Campus Safety
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a change to the criteria for determining employees’ status as nonexempt (paid bi-weekly) or exempt (paid monthly) under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This is not a UAB decision; it is a federal law all employers must follow. 
Published in Take Note

Daryl Green, Ph.D., chief of UAB Police and AVP of Public Safety, has been on campus for 20 months — here is how the force has changed under his watch and what he wants to share with all UAB employees.

Published in Campus Safety
The UAB Police and Public Safety Department held its first promotional ceremony on Jan. 3, 2024, recognizing officers and employees who have moved up the ranks for their dedication and committed service to the UAB Community.
Published in Campus Safety

The Green Labs and Rheaply programs at UAB have earned a Department of Energy Better Practice Awards honor — one of only two universities to receive the award. Another recognition brings pro bono consulting on electrification of Blazer Express.

Published in Sustainability
UAB Human Resources is hosting the third annual Meet HR & Friends on the Green on Friday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Campus Green. The annual come-and-go event is free and open to faculty, staff, students and members of the UAB community, and features outdoor fun, giveaways, games and prizes, music and more.
Published in Benefits & Policies

The Physical Security, Radio Paging and ONE Card offices moved from the Burleson Building to new space in Medical Towers on April 1 and are now open in their new location, Suite 101 on the first floor of Medical Towers. 

Published in Take Note
Missed the meeting? Find out about high-growth research areas, governance plans and more in this recap.
Published in Campus News
Flying unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, requires a permit from Campus Safety for UAB-related reasons and recreational drone use is not allowed. Here is what you need to know.
Published in Campus Safety

Take note: To protect occupants and meet fire and building codes, furniture and equipment may not be used or stored in hallways. Need an exception? How do you dispose of unneeded equipment? Read on.

Published in Campus Safety
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.
Published in Campus Safety

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.

Published in Campus News
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.
Published in Campus News
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.
Published in Campus News
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.

Published in Campus Safety
UAB Campus Safety's food truck inspection program is designed to ensure safe operation on university property.
Published in Benefits & Policies

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.

Published in Benefits & Policies
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.
Published in Campus News
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.
Published in Campus News
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.
Published in Benefits & Policies
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
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