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If you'd like to become a resident advisor for Student Housing & Residence Life, you must first attend one of five interest sessions held during the week of January 13-17.
UAB classes and normal campus operations will be suspended until 10 a.m. Monday, January 6 due to the risk of severe weather and dangerous travel conditions. The Commons and Rec Center will be open.
UAB's new campus bus service offers free transportation for students, employees, and authorized visitors along six routes. Just show your ONE Card to ride.
UAB will implement a new password standard effective January 1, 2014 for all active Blazer ID users.
The UAB parking lot on 9th Avenue South between 16th and 17th Streets is no longer available as of December 15.
University officials across the nation are paying close attention to recently reported outbreaks of meningitis at both Princeton and UC Santa Barbara.
One Stop Student Services and the Information Center & Ticket Office will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. December 23, 24, and 26 and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. December 27. Both offices will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Take a break from studying for finals to enjoy a free late-night breakfast Friday, December 6 at the Commons on the Green.
Only a few spots remain for UAB's annual Winter Leadership Retreat, scheduled for January 31-February 2 at the Springville Camp and Conference Center.
The intuitive new Canvas system is expected to connect faculty and students better than before. Students will be able to submit assignments and receive automatic alerts from mobile devices to get the most out of classes.
The UAB men's basketball team takes on the No. 12-ranked Tar Heels on December 1 in Bartow Arena. It'll be a packed crowd as all available free student tickets were snatched up in less than four hours.
UAB's Campus Recreation Center will host its first Fall Family Fest on November 8 featuring animals, magic, science, and some tasty treats.
UAB's Leadership and Service Council has several events planned November 11-16 to educate students about hunger and homelessness in our community and to help make an impact in curbing such adversity.
On Veterans Day UAB will host its 2nd Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony on the Campus Green to remember and thank our veterans for their service to our country.
Even though Halloween is over, the undead are still milling about campus with two zombie-themed events — Humans vs. Zombies and Zombie Outbreak Day — planned for the first week of November.
The tour will make a stop at the Campus Green on November 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to promote the One for One campaign. Students can pick up free swag and create video submissions for internship opportunities.
This first look at the 2013-14 women's basketball team will include several Halloween-themed activities in the Bartow concourse, and fans of all ages are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.
The football game is just the tip of the iceberg. Homecoming week traditions also include gurney races on the street, a comedy show, step show, bonfire, parade, and lots more.
Join the fun with carnival games, inflatable jousting, an obstacle course, raffle prizes, music, pie throwing, and more October 22 outside UAB's campus residence halls.
The Leadership & Service Council is spearheading a trio of volunteer opportunities October 22-24, including projects with the Red Cross, South Hampton Middle School, and the Ronald McDonald House.
Think you polish off 10 wings coated in hot sauce? Sign up for the Buffalo XIII Challenge to find out. Festivities will include free food, live music, outdoor games, raffle prizes, and more.
Blaze has moved on to Round 2 in the brackets and now faces Seymour D'Campus of Southern Miss. Cast your vote for our beloved dragon on the Conference USA Facebook page.
A new TV commercial filmed all over campus has students asking the questions: “What do you want to be?” and “Do you want to change the world?”
Hypnotist Keith Karkut convinces students they are consuming the most potent alcohol in a program geared to generate an open discussion about responsible drinking.
October is LGBT History Month, and UAB has a number of events lined up to promote equality for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning community.
This year's conference theme is "Putting it All Together," aiming to weave all the different aspects of leadership into a cohesive whole.
UAB Basketball Head Coach Jerod Haase and his team will open the 2013-14 season in grand fashion with the second annual outdoor court event set for Friday, October 4.
The New Orleans-based restaurant chain is probably best known for its chicken wings and tenders (after all, "WOW" stands for "World of Wings") for which they offer 12 different dipping sauces.
Whether you're seeking an internship, a part-time job, or a career position, there will be opportunities available from a variety of businesses and organizations.
The second annual two-mile event is held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Signing up gets you a T-shirt. Then at the finish line you'll find food, a live concert, and more fun stuff.
As part of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month, the critically-acclaimed broadcast journalist will present a lecture titled “Diversity on TV: Behind the Scenes and in Our Lives.”
If you're someone who loves destruction (or, eventually, construction), you can tune in to a live video stream to watch the progress as Hill University Center comes down and a new student center is built in its place.
For the fifth-straight year, UAB's enrollment numbers are at a record high. The increase in students brings with it an increased need for student services—and they're on the way.
After a hefty workout of pumping iron, catch a free presentation of the year's most popular movie along with free pizza.
Spike Lee, Jamie Foxx, Jill Scott, Condoleezza Rice, and Eric Holder are among those who will help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that took the lives of four girls and galvanized the civil rights movement.
The UAB men's soccer team scored a big win in their September 6 home game against Indiana. The Blazers beat the defending national champions 2-1.
Two students who sustained severe burn injuries in the infamous Seton Hall University fire will be at UAB to share their stories of survival along with the documentary "After the Fire."
With the new semester underway, one of the first things you'll need is textbooks. Returning students in particular will notice that you won't find them in HUC anymore.
UAB President Ray L. Watts, M.D., has a special message for the Class of 2017 as you begin a rewarding college career.
These 10 programs are designed to help provide you with resources that will jump-start your success at UAB. But you'll probably notice that most of them sound more like fun than work.
Sign up for the UAB vs. Troy Bus Trip for tickets, food, and transportation to the game, and then enjoy more food at the Pre-Game Tailgate Party when you get there.
The shuttle will run in a loop connecting the residence halls to the Barnes & Noble at UAB bookstore with a few other stops in between.
"The Dream Project" encourages UAB students to share their own dreams, hopes, and aspirations, while a screening of the documentary "Building the Dream" examines the creation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., has been named the next senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine at UAB.
As you begin your journey as a Blazer, be sure to review the Freshman Discussion media package and make it a point to participate in the corresponding events.
The pop duo Karmin will appear at UAB's annual Concert on the Green as part of Welcome Week 2013.
We know many students will have questions as soon as they arrive on campus, so representatives from several different student service groups will be on hand to provide answers.
Student Life Day is an organization and department fair designed to inform students about life beyond the classroom at UAB.
The much-loved Blaze statue in front of Bartow Arena will soon disappear, but there's a beautiful new Blaze topiary to enjoy on campus.
Register for the Fall 2013 semester and make your initial payment of 50% of your account balance by August 15.
Access to Hill University Center and surrounding parking areas will be limited as demolition day nears.
UAB Summer Band presents its Independence Day tradition of a concert on the lawn in front of Bartow Arena preceding the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show.
UAB got its first glimpse at what our new student center will look like as the Board of Trustees approved plans for the building during their June meeting.
A combined 1,562 UAB students achieved spots on either the Dean's List or the Presidential Honors List for the spring 2013 term.
One Stop Student Services, Veterans Services, the Transfer Center, Student Life, and Student Engagement have all vacated the HUC, and Academic Advising will soon follow.
UAB Parking & Transportation is bringing a new fleet of 12 buses to campus that will shuttle students, faculty, and staff for free along three different routes. But what will it be called?
In Dr. Palazzo's vision for the future, he said "the College will play a crucial role in strengthening the international reputation of UAB and the city of Birmingham."
In celebration of Nurses Week, seven food trucks will descend upon the UAB Women's & Infants Center Park of Hope, fueling your studies during finals.
You can expect to see a lot of construction on the UAB campus soon. Not only will we get a new student center to replace the HUC, but a sixth student residence hall and a revamped student health and wellness center will also be built.
If the rise in temperatures is making yearn for the days of splashing through the sprinkler in the yard, join your fellow Blazers for some wet fun with a slip and slide, water balloons and more.
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