Apply by April 30 for fellowship to promote service learningThe workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.Scholars Institute to be held at UAB May 12-13Submit your ideas for using technology in education by March 27, and register to attend free conference.Engineering career coach to share keys to success March 19Bestselling author Anthony Fasano is the featured speaker for UAB School of Engineering's Leader to Leader Series 6-8:30 p.m. March 19 in the Alys Stephens Center.Get help incorporating sustainability into your classroom
Apply by March 20 for the new Red Mountain Project. As many as 10 faculty fellows will be selected to receive a stipend of $1,000 for a new or altered course syllabus.Today’s scientists could explore careers shaping public policy
The third of five networking events on career options beyond the academy for postdoctoral scientists, graduate students and undergraduates will be held noon March 6.UAB to host annual meeting of cancer-prevention specialistsThe American Society of Preventive Oncology will meet March 15-17 at UAB, home to ASPO's current president Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., associate director of UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Review the schedule and register online.Nursing conference to enhance leadership practices for quality, safetyThis interactive workshop will focus on developing authentic leaders, practice environments, teamwork and collaborative relationships.Training to help faculty secure CAREER awardsThe three-session training program, led by previous recipients, will walk applicants through the process noon-1 p.m. March 13, April 10 and May 8.Water-saving program proves sustainability is cost-effectiveThe Cahaba River Society awarded its Watershed Conservation Development Award to a UAB program that saved 89 million gallons of water and $1.2 million in 2014.Apply for faculty development grants by March 12The grants provide seed money for research, teaching and service-related projects and is available to all UAB full-time faculty.Soccer to get a new home fieldThe UA System Board of Trustees approved the construction of BBVA Compass Field for UAB Men’s and Women’s Soccer. Located south of University Boulevard just east of I-65, the field — to be ready by fall 2015 — will be the first impression visitors encounter as they enter campus from I-65.Future home for School of Business, innovation approved by trusteesPhase I planning will proceed for the new Collat School of Business building, which also will house the B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It will provide multidimensional learning and collaborative spaces, plus labs for behavioral research and sales presentations, study rooms and more.Can mobile apps be useful in HIV/STI programs, research?Innovative mobile applications for HIV/STI programs are the topic of a panel discussion to be held by the UAB Center for AIDS Research 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9 in The Edge of Chaos in Lister Hill Library.
Get help with instructional technology through Jan. 16Attend an open lab in the Center for Teaching and Learning 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays Jan. 5-Jan. 16 for assistance with Canvas, Respondus, iclickers, GoToTraining, GoToMeeting, etc. No appointment is needed.Fire drills are ‘good life-safety practice’
- Event Date February 9
UAB Emergency Management and Safety in the Department of Occupational Health and Safety works to ensure employees and students know how to safely evacuate a building in the event of an emergency.Blazer Gold team to focus on accountability in customer service
A new customer-service initiative is developing best practices that can be used in units across campus.Attend training to respond to an active shooterThe UAB Police Department is conducting free A.L.I.C.E. training for faculty, staff and students that moves beyond the traditional response to include alert, lockdown, information, counter and evacuation.Practice helps make postdocs perfectA new forum will enable postdoctoral trainees to share their research with peers, network and begin to form career-lasting collaborations here at UAB. The first of four “Post-Docs at Work” events will be held 4-6 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Edge of Chaos.
Prepare for a career in clinical and translational researchThe UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for a six-month certificate program that provides additional training for those interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research.UAB IT taking steps to protect campus from POODLEUAB IT will ensure enterprise systems and applications are protected, but any server using SSLv3 can be exploited by POODLE — Padding Oracle on Downgrade Legacy Encryption. Server administrators should take immediate action to disable it and use more recent versions. Learn more.
- Event Date November 13
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