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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.
Need to release some tension? Work it out with a rousing game of paintball in the UAB Mini Park!
The last time Esperanza Spalding performed in Birmingham was in 2009, before she'd won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Now the world knows her, and she's playing a free concert here at UAB.
Food trucks are coming to campus, and UAB Campus Restaurants is hosting a free taste test to help you decide which new vendor should join their roster.
UAB classes and normal campus operations will be suspended April 11 beginning at 2 p.m. due to the risk of severe weather.
When the dust settled from Blaze Productions' Fall Concert Poll, hip hop trio Travis Porter emerged the victor. Student Life has promised to make the group its top priority in booking efforts.
Does a looming graduation date have you worried about what you'll do next? UAB's Career and Professional Development Services is hosting a free conference designed to alleviate the stresses of your transition from school into the workforce.
Bring your unpaid parking tickets to the Campus Green on April 3, and you can have one forgiven for just $5 or five cans of food (some restrictions apply).
Best College Reviews featured UAB in their list of "The 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers" in America. If you've visited our Campus Recreation Center, the ranking will come as no surprise.
Blaze Productions wants your help in selecting the acts for this year's Fall Concert. Check out the possible artists and cast your vote!
Rounding out the Free Food for Thought series from UAB's Multicultural and Diversity Programs, race-relations essayist, author, and educator Tim Wise will speak on campus Thursday, March 28.
Temple Emanu-El will host a traditional Seder celebration on the second day of Passover, and Jewish UAB students are invited to attend for free.
Yippie-pi-yay! UAB Campus Restaurants will be serving up a heaping variety of pies on March 14 in honor of Pi Day.
Diem Brown, a six-time competitor on MTV's "The Challenge" and two-time survivor of ovarian cancer, will speak at UAB as part of Women's History Month.
What could be more comforting on a chilly February day than a good, hot meal? In a celebration of African-American culture, the Commons on the Green will be serving up a selection of traditional soul food Feb. 26.
The Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist Common will appear Monday, Feb. 25 in Bartow Arena. His lecture, "One Day It'll All Make Sense," bears the same name as his memoir and his third album.
Results are in from USGA elections for 2013-2014 officers.  Andrew Hayes was elected as USGA president, while Ali Massoud was elected vice-president.  Runoffs will be required in multiple fields.
February hasn't given us enough holidays to celebrate, so it's time for another one -- the 2nd annual UAB Cupcake Decorating Contest!  OK, so maybe it's not a nationally-recongized holiday (yet), but we all know the world would be a better place with more cupcakes.
With the Presential election only a few months behind us, it's time to head to the polls again -- this time to elect new officers for UAB's Undergraduate Student Government Association.
The latest James Bond movie will be screened Tuesday, Feb. 19 on the Campus Green, and we're confident that 007 will stop the sky from falling (while making lots of things explode).
If you missed UAB Gang Green's Harlem Shake extravaganza at Bartow, don't worry -- it's preserved on YouTube for all eternity. But they're not the only ones who've been shakin' on the UAB campus.
Stay in the know about special menus, events, services, new dining locations, and more from UAB Campus Restaurants by following them in your favorite social media outlets. And maybe win a free coupon booklet valid at UAB campus dining locations, too!
Blazer fans are invited to be a part of the dance absurdity for a mass exhibition of the Harlem Shake during UAB's basketball game against Rice, Feb. 16 in Bartow Arena. Watch as Gang Green president Dustin Welborn gives a demonstration.
Do you love to travel?  What if you could visit different parts of the globe while still earning your degree from UAB?  Check out the Study Away Fair to find out how you can earn a scholarship to do just that.
13 different community organizations will pitch their most interesting and challenging projects in 5 minutes or less to groups of rotating UAB faculty and students. Impress your Valentine's Day sweetheart by volunteering for one.
Dr. Watts, a Birmingham native, UAB alumnus, and former Dean of the School of Medicine, was unanimously appointed president of UAB by the Univeristy of Alabama System Board of Trustees.
According to the Chinese zodiac, the Year of the Dragon is at its end, but the UAB Blazers may have something to say about that!  You can join the celebration of the Chinese New Year with the Birmingham Chinese Festival Association Feb. 9.
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