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Innovate Birmingham grads join UAB IT help desk

For Allante Jowers and Tristian Scarborough, the opportunity is one they don’t take lightly. 

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New toolkit provides resources for managers

Get quick and easy access to tools, policies, learning options and more. 

posted 5 days ago 672 views

Traylor creates positive environment in nephrology lab

Amie Traylor is UAB’s Employee of the Month. 

posted 9 days ago 492 views

Celebrate football’s return with a little friendly competition

Your UAB Football season ticket purchase can help your unit win a grand prize and bragging rights for #theReturn. 

posted 10 days ago 380 views

New faculty fellowship to expand undergraduate research opportunities

Applications are being accepted for the Faculty Fellows in Undergraduate Research program, which will help faculty develop new courses or modify existing ones to include an undergraduate research component. 

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Ferniany among UAB alums on list of top influencers in health care

UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany, Ph.D., and two other alumni of UAB’s MHSA program are included among “Modern Healthcare” magazine’s Top 300 Most Influential People, and appear on its ballot to select the Top 100.
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UAB Family Night at Regions Field is July 11

Faculty and staff can purchase discounted tickets to see the Birmingham Barons take on the Mobile Bay Bears. 

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Faculty elects new officers, senators

Terms for the newly elected officers and senators begin Sept. 1. A list of senators and alternates is on the senate website.

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Course examines Birmingham’s complicated relationship with communism

The city’s early but lesser-known role in the growth of the communist party in the Southeast may have made the civil rights movement here inevitable, says Pam Sterne King, assistant professor of history. 

posted 19 days ago 1567 views

Faculty and staff asked to help review student misconduct

The University Conduct Board, which plays an essential role in the adjudication of cases and helps provide accountability for students, is recruiting faculty and staff for a two-year term to begin in the fall.  

posted 19 days ago 871 views

Dickinson is new QEP director

Dale Dickinson, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Public Health, has been selected as the director for UAB’s Quality Enhancement Plan. 

posted 22 days ago 684 views

New class of scholars to expand service-learning even more

Service-learning at UAB has grown five-fold in the past seven years, aided by the Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program and a clear view of the benefits by faculty, students and community partners.
posted 23 days ago 2878 views

Team strives to recognize and contain threats to campus

The Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management team evaluates and manages behavioral threats to the UAB community. 

posted 24 days ago 668 views

Speck advocates better care for victims of violence

Patricia Speck is honored for her efforts to ensure victims receive compassionate care and perpetrators are more likely to be held accountable for crimes.

posted 24 days ago 639 views

Blazer Kitchen provides tons of help to employees, students

In its first three months, Blazer Kitchen has distributed more than 6,000 pounds of fresh and non-perishable foods for employees, students and their families.

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Blaze topiary to get new life and a winter home

Campus groundskeepers have a plan to help ensure a vibrant display on the Campus Green year-round. 

posted a while back 3572 views

Johnson ‘is a beacon of light’ for Facilities division

Sharon Johnson, outside construction supervisor for UAB Facilities, is the Employee of the Month. 

posted a while back 1067 views

Employee Wellness proves it pays to be healthy

More than 1,900 employees were rewarded for good health based on results of this year's Wellscreens.

posted a while back 1158 views

Campus earns national honor for leadership in sustainability

UAB is a living laboratory for “modeling green practices” says the U.S. Department of Education in naming it a Green Ribbon school.

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Forbes lists UAB among America’s best large employers

UAB ranked fifth among universities and No. 69 overall on the list, reserved for companies who employ more than 5,000 people.

posted a while back 11375 views

New faculty fellowship to expand undergraduate research opportunities

Applications are being accepted for the Faculty Fellows in Undergraduate Research program, which will help faculty develop new courses or modify existing ones to include an undergraduate research component. 

posted 12 days ago 889 views

New toolkit provides resources for managers

Get quick and easy access to tools, policies, learning options and more. 

posted 5 days ago 672 views

Traylor creates positive environment in nephrology lab

Amie Traylor is UAB’s Employee of the Month. 

posted 9 days ago 492 views

Innovate Birmingham grads join UAB IT help desk

For Allante Jowers and Tristian Scarborough, the opportunity is one they don’t take lightly. 

posted 5 days ago 406 views

Celebrate football’s return with a little friendly competition

Your UAB Football season ticket purchase can help your unit win a grand prize and bragging rights for #theReturn. 

posted 10 days ago 380 views

Employees now eligible for tuition discount at KinderCare

A contract with the privately operated center will help UAB expand child-care options for employees while it moves forward with plans to attract a new, privately operated facility on or near campus. 

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Kirkland named interim dean of School of Education

Lynn Kirkland, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will become interim dean, and Deborah Voltz will return to the faculty, effective July 1.

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Fourth provost candidate to make public presentation May 5

Four candidates for the position of senior vice president of Academic Affairs and provost will make public presentations between April 21 and May 5. Chaden Djalali, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at University of Iowa, will be the final of four candidates to interview, and he will present May 5. 

posted a while back 3361 views

New sick-leave pool makes it easier to donate and access extended leave

The new program takes the onus off the employee and their department to identify qualified leave donors and push through multiple applications for approval.

posted a while back 1873 views

Certain employees required to file annual ethics report by May 1

UAB employees who are supervisors, whose job includes management of state funds in certain capacities or who meet a salary threshold of $75,000 are required to complete an annual Statement of Economic Interests form.

posted a while back 859 views

More child care coming to campus

UAB will contract with highly accredited child-care centers to make spaces available for employees at a discount while it moves forward with plans to facilitate construction of a new, additional facility on or near campus. 

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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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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.

posted a while back 1990 views

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.

posted a while back 1810 views

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.
posted a while back 1929 views

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.

posted a while back 3284 views

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. 

posted a while back 2915 views

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.

posted a while back 2787 views

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. 
posted a while back 2303 views

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. 

posted a while back 2494 views

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.

posted a while back 5314 views

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.

posted a while back 5571 views

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.

posted a while back 2786 views

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.

posted a while back 4507 views

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