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Prepare to take down corporate challengers April 22

Register through April 12 for fiercely fought battles of tug-of-war, a day in the park with friends and family and My Health Rewards points.

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Kennedy is helping transfer students start strong — at UAB and across Alabama

Collat’s Karen Kennedy, Ph.D., and the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business have worked to streamline the transfer process from two- to four-year schools. 

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UAB salutes Women Who Innovate

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who is redefining the problem as part of pursuing a new solution. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here through March 31 to meet them.
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Jones named interim provost

Vice President for Student Affairs John Jones will serve as interim provost while UAB continues its national search for a chief academic officer. 

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Seven honored as Outstanding Women for 2017

The UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents the awards annually to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal.

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Faculty exploring new ideas in online education

A live call-in show for chemistry problems, drawing breakthroughs and a choose-your-own-adventure course in pain. These are a few of the interactive innovations being explored in UAB courses as online enrollment soars.

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Lynda.com offers a spring-cleaning playlist for the office

During the first six month since UAB joined Lynda.com, more than 2,000 employees have used the online learning resource. See a list of the Top 10 Lynda courses taken and see what's new for spring.

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UAB salutes Women Who Inspire

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who encourage us to look at things differently. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here March 20-24 to meet them.

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5 things you learn as an Expo judge

The need for judges is growing as exponentially as the Expo itself. Several longtime judges recently share why they take part — and why you should, too. Faculty, staff and grad students welcome.

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Selfie Project asks women ‘Who do you say you are?’

Capture your own image and write your own story for an exhibit in the Hill Student Center March 27-31. 

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UAB Police preparing for national accreditation review

The UAB Police Department is undergoing its periodic review by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and assessors will be on campus April 2-5. Employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information forum 3-4 p.m. April 4, by phone or in writing. 

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UAB salutes Women Who Lead

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who have the reins of some of our most important missions. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here March 13-17 to meet them.
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Travel smarter, not harder, with CommuteSmart

UAB employees who walk, bike, telecommute or carpool to work can earn up to $70 in three months with CommuteSmart, plus $25 gift cards every quarter.

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Clean out your closets to support Suits 4 Success

Help support women in the workplace with your donation of work-appropriate attire April 3-7. 

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UAB salutes Women Who Serve

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who is working to build a better future. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here March 6-10 to meet Women Who Serve.
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UAB to take stock of its service to the community

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to help the university inventory the depth and breadth of volunteer outreach, here and abroad.

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Blazer Kitchen opens Monday to aid employees, students

The on-campus food bank will provide a new source of fresh and non-perishable foods for students and employees beginning March 6.

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UAB pairs with Hand in Paw to make significant (and snuggly) impact in city classrooms

Nonprofit organization Hand in Paw will receive $50,000 to help implement its Petscription for the Classroom program. 

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UAB salutes Women Who Discover

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who is working to build a better future. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. We begin March 1-3 with Women Who Discover.
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Whitley embraces the perfect combination of learning, collaboration and progress

Richard Whitley, M.D., who started his career at UAB 45 years ago, discovered every opportunity he needed to be successful existed right here.

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Seven honored as Outstanding Women for 2017

The UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents the awards annually to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal.

posted 7 days ago 8616 views

UAB salutes Women Who Inspire

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who encourage us to look at things differently. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here March 20-24 to meet them.

posted 7 days ago 2257 views

Lynda.com offers a spring-cleaning playlist for the office

During the first six month since UAB joined Lynda.com, more than 2,000 employees have used the online learning resource. See a list of the Top 10 Lynda courses taken and see what's new for spring.

posted 7 days ago 577 views

5 things you learn as an Expo judge

The need for judges is growing as exponentially as the Expo itself. Several longtime judges recently share why they take part — and why you should, too. Faculty, staff and grad students welcome.

posted 11 days ago 515 views

UAB Police preparing for national accreditation review

The UAB Police Department is undergoing its periodic review by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and assessors will be on campus April 2-5. Employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information forum 3-4 p.m. April 4, by phone or in writing. 

posted 14 days ago 190 views

Jones named interim provost

Vice President for Student Affairs John Jones will serve as interim provost while UAB continues its national search for a chief academic officer. 

posted 3 days ago 118 views

UAB salutes Women Who Innovate

During Women’s History Month, meet one woman each weekday who is redefining the problem as part of pursuing a new solution. Some may be familiar, and others may be new to you. All set an example of excellence. Visit here through March 31 to meet them.
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Kennedy is helping transfer students start strong — at UAB and across Alabama

Collat’s Karen Kennedy, Ph.D., and the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business have worked to streamline the transfer process from two- to four-year schools. 

posted today 26 views

Prepare to take down corporate challengers April 22

Register through April 12 for fiercely fought battles of tug-of-war, a day in the park with friends and family and My Health Rewards points.

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Faculty exploring new ideas in online education

A live call-in show for chemistry problems, drawing breakthroughs and a choose-your-own-adventure course in pain. These are a few of the interactive innovations being explored in UAB courses as online enrollment soars.

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Jones named interim provost

Vice President for Student Affairs John Jones will serve as interim provost while UAB continues its national search for a chief academic officer. 

posted 3 days ago 118 views

UAB Police preparing for national accreditation review

The UAB Police Department is undergoing its periodic review by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and assessors will be on campus April 2-5. Employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information forum 3-4 p.m. April 4, by phone or in writing. 

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UAB to provide paid leave benefits for organ donors

UAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.

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UAB Start lets employee dependents earn early college credit for less

The new educational assistance program can save time and money for high school students who enroll in online courses.

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Know your Alabama Ethics Law before accepting gifts from UAB vendors

Before accepting a personal gift from a business partner, employees should determine whether it is allowed by state ethics law and the school or unit policy on receipt of gifts.
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Lucas announces plans to retire in spring

Provost Linda Lucas will retire in April after nearly 40 years of service to UAB that spanned the university’s adolescent years to its rise among top global universities.

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UAB is proceeding with overtime pay changes despite court ruling

UAB is moving forward to comply with changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations that were to become effective Dec. 1 despite a court injunction to block the Department of Labor mandate. 

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Employees get two extra Friday holidays at year’s end

President Ray Watts has decided to close the university campus Friday, Dec. 23 and Friday, Dec. 30 to provide employees additional time with their families.

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Surplus auction to be held Nov. 14

The University Stores Warehouse will hold a public auction 9 a.m. Nov. 14 to dispose of surplus used equipment. The warehouse will close Nov. 3 to prepare for the auction. 
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Final candidate for research VP to present Nov. 1

Carol Kim, vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School for the University of Maine, will be the final of four candidates for the position of vice president of Research to present. 

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Open enrollment for benefits begins Oct. 28

Several resources are available to help you make the selections that are best for your household during annual open enrollment.

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New pharmacy provider to manage prescription benefits for 2017

Employees who enroll in a UAB health plan during open enrollment Oct. 28-Nov. 14 also will be enrolled in Express Scripts pharmacy beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Co-pays for prescriptions will not change.

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Candidate for research VP to present Friday

Christopher Brown, Ph.D., is the next candidate for the position of vice president for Research to make a public presentation. Brown will present 9-10 a.m. Oct. 21 in Heritage Hall Room 102.

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6 ways to reduce your health care costs

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to balance the impact of these costs on our employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

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Candidates for VP of Research to begin presentations Oct. 11

Colin S. Duckett, Ph.D., director of research for The University of Michigan's North Campus Research Complex, will be the first of at least four candidates for the position of vice president of Research to present in the coming weeks. 

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Premiums for health, dental and vision coverage available for 2017

Eligible employees may choose among four health plans plus dental and vision benefits during the annual open enrollment Oct. 28-Nov. 14.

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Traditional health plan options are available for 2017

Benefit-eligible employees will have the choice of enrolling in a traditional health care plan during the annual open enrollment Oct. 28-Nov.14. Changes in tier levels for plans are coming in 2018.

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Annual campus security and fire safety report is online

The report follows the guidelines mandated by the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
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Benefit choices to include consumer-driven health plan

VIVA Choice — UAB’s new consumer-driven health plan — is a new option for benefit-eligible employees during the annual open enrollment Oct. 28-Nov.14.

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Record 19,535 students #ChooseUAB

New recruitment and retention initiatives helped increase fall enrollment by 1,202 students — a 6.56 percent increase in the student population — across the enterprise.
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