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Due to the threat of additional severe weather following storms that struck the Birmingham area overnight, UAB classes will be suspended at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29.
Classes and normal campus operations will be suspended at 5 p.m. Monday, April 28. See within for additional closing notices for specific facilities.
UAB's Physical Education program has changed its name to Kinesiology, and courses now will carry a KIN prefix to reflect the program's name change.
UAB’s new Learning Management System, which replaces Blackboard Learn, will be piloted this summer for many courses, and UAB will move fully to Canvas this fall.
UAB's Take Back the Night event on Wednesday, April 16 will include the Clothesline Project, a survivor speak-out, and a march honoring survivors of sexual violence.
Caring for our planet can't be contained to a single day. Join UAB Sustainability in Earth Day celebrations spread across the entire month of April.
Sandella's Flatbread Cafe in Lister Hill Library and the Jump Asian Express food truck joined the roster of UAB Campus Restaurants in the week following Spring Break.
Watch what looks like little toy construction vehicles tearing down a miniature Hill University Center.
For students staying in town during spring break, please see the chart within for operating hours of UAB Campus Restaurants, the Rec Center, and other services.
Ask questions and voice your concerns in an open setting with UAB administrators Tuesday, March 18 from 5-7 p.m. at the Alumni House.
The semi-annual Into the Streets event will bring together hundreds of UAB students at 16 different volunteer sites Saturday, March 8.
Sustainability efforts in the construction of a new student center led to finding new use for many items from the former Hill University Center.
Dr. Nichols, one of the world’s leading vision scientists in the area of dry eye disease, will begin her new position July 25.
Known to sports fans as simply "Stephen A.," the ESPN host will deliver a Black History Month lecture at the Alys Stephens Center on February 26.
Saturday, April 12 and Saturday, April 19 have been designated as official university classroom makeup days for those classes that need to conduct face-to-face makeup sessions.
Originally planned as a prelude to a lecture by Lee Daniels, you can still watch the movie, despite the director's cancellation.
With Birmingham's most recent snowfall, we again asked students to tag photos with #UABShare to share them with the UAB community. Inside are a few great images that we came across...
Chef Mikko Hartikainen from Finland will share the flavors of his country during a Global Dining lunch February 20 at The Commons on the Green.
UAB classes and campus operations will be suspended from Wednesday, February 12 at 1 p.m. until Thursday, February 13 at 11 a.m. Hours for UAB Campus Restaurants, the Rec Center, and libraries can be found within.
If you've ever daydreamed about studying overseas, you may find that it's not the far-fetched prospect you'd expect.
Due to inclement weather, classes starting at 3:30 p.m. or later will be canceled on Thursday, February 6. UAB libraries and some Campus Restaurants will have shortened hours.
Join coach Bill Clark on Wednesday, February 5 for an inside look at UAB's incoming recruiting class for football.
Join your fellow Blazers at World of Wings on Sunday, February 2, to watch the football game and compete in a few rounds of cornhole, Wii games, and the super-spicy Buffalo XIII Challenge.
Include the hashtag #UABshare with your snow pictures on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google+ to let us know it's OK to use them. And check out some of the photos others have already shared!
Staff and non-resident students still stranded on-campus may continue to seek shelter at the Campus Recreation Center and food at the Dining Commons.
UAB classes and normal campus operations will be suspended for the day as of noon on Tuesday, January 28 due to severe weather. The University will remain closed Wednesday and Thursday.
Got a question about financial aid? Watch short informational videos that will point you in the right direction.
UAB's 13th annual International Bazaar, featuring food, entertainment, art, and cultural displays from around the world, will be held Wednesday, January 29 at the Campus Rec Center.
A Part-Time Job Fair will both take place on January 28. The Business, Engineering, & Technology Fair will take place on February 18.
The 24th annual event will take place February 8 at Boutwell Auditorium. It honors former UAB student Camille Armstrong, whose life ended in a car accident just weeks before receiving her degree.
The 7th annual Expo showcases the research and creative scholarly work produced by undergraduate students from all academic disciplines and departments across the UAB campus.
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.
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