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See the faces who launched the computer science department 50 years ago

The Computer Science department was formed two years before UAB was designated as an autonomous university and degrees in computer science existed.
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7 ways to reduce your health care costs

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to balance the affect 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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UAB to streamline employee access to health care

The new UAB Medicine 4YOU is expected to provide stellar customer service that results in a better patient experience for employees.

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A spooky haunt around Halloween

Check the UAB Reporter the first and third Monday of each month for a unique photo from the UAB Archives.

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Premiums for health, dental and vision available for 2018

Eligible employees may choose among four health plans plus dental and vision benefits during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov. 13. New this year — some employees may be eligible for medical premium assistance based on household income.

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Lowery-Poole sets a ‘shining example’ in Pediatric Dentistry

Mattie Lowery-Poole, patient service coordinator in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, is UAB’s Employee of the Month.

posted 8 days ago 437 views

Donate a meal, help combat student hunger Oct. 20

On Oct. 20 at the Commons on the Green, employees and students can contribute $5 via Dining Dollars, Blazer Bucks, cash or credit card or donate a meal from their meal plan to provide a meal for a fellow Blazer.

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Hattaway honored for commitment to shared governance

Ginger Hattaway, director of Administrative and Fiscal Affairs in the UAB School of Dentistry, is the past-chair of the UAB Staff Council.

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Traditional plan options continue to be available for 2018

Benefit-eligible employees will have the choice of enrolling in a traditional health care plan during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov.13. Changes in tier levels for health care plans are coming in 2018.

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Enjoy live music, buffet lunch at the Picnic on the Green Oct. 18

President Ray Watts and Staff Council leadership will speak at the picnic 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Campus Green.

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Know your rights and UAB resources

If you receive a request, subpoena or search warrant, contact responsible university staff to assist you so UAB can ensure the university meets its responsibilities for compliance and confidentiality. Learn more.

posted 15 days ago 222 views

UAB among 100 Healthiest Employers in America

The university and its medical center are among the nation’s top organizations that have achieved success in improving the health of their employees through wellness programs.

posted 16 days ago 813 views

Lyons honored for promoting college access, success

Tracy Lyons, Ph.D., received the Walter O. Mason Award, the highest national honor given by the Council for Opportunity in Education.

posted 16 days ago 3995 views

New site to showcase faculty profiles

Scholars@UAB will foster collaboration on campus and beyond.

posted 18 days ago 520 views

Benefit choices to include consumer-driven health plan

VIVA Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan — is an option for benefit-eligible employees during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov.13.

posted 18 days ago 2058 views

Two faculty honored for innovation in online education

Two faculty have been selected to receive the Provost’s Awards for Transformative Online Courses, which honors those who exemplify best practices and innovation in online education.

posted 18 days ago 479 views

A one-night-only bonfire becomes a weeklong celebration

Check the UAB Reporter the first and third Monday of each month for a peek at the past from the UAB Archives.

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Watts to deliver State of the University address Oct. 11

This public event offers another opportunity for the UAB community to hear about UAB’s progress firsthand and ask questions.

posted 22 days ago 2058 views

Learn about mental health resources available Oct. 5

Representatives will be there to answer questions about local nonprofits and onsite depression screenings will be offered 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

posted 23 days ago 636 views

Good-natured Dougherty-Bergeron keeps CFAR on track

Mary Dougherty-Bergeron, business officer II in the UAB Center for Aids Research, is the Employee of the Month.

posted 23 days ago 1464 views

Traditional plan options continue to be available for 2018

Benefit-eligible employees will have the choice of enrolling in a traditional health care plan during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov.13. Changes in tier levels for health care plans are coming in 2018.

posted 11 days ago 1722 views

Premiums for health, dental and vision available for 2018

Eligible employees may choose among four health plans plus dental and vision benefits during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov. 13. New this year — some employees may be eligible for medical premium assistance based on household income.

posted 4 days ago 1486 views

Hattaway honored for commitment to shared governance

Ginger Hattaway, director of Administrative and Fiscal Affairs in the UAB School of Dentistry, is the past-chair of the UAB Staff Council.

posted 11 days ago 1214 views

7 ways to reduce your health care costs

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

posted yesterday 408 views

A spooky haunt around Halloween

Check the UAB Reporter the first and third Monday of each month for a unique photo from the UAB Archives.

posted 4 days ago 97 views

See the faces who launched the computer science department 50 years ago

The Computer Science department was formed two years before UAB was designated as an autonomous university and degrees in computer science existed.
posted today 65 views

UAB to streamline employee access to health care

The new UAB Medicine 4YOU is expected to provide stellar customer service that results in a better patient experience for employees.

posted 3 days ago 51 views

7 ways to reduce your health care costs

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

posted yesterday 408 views

UAB to streamline employee access to health care

The new UAB Medicine 4YOU is expected to provide stellar customer service that results in a better patient experience for employees.

posted 3 days ago 51 views

Premiums for health, dental and vision available for 2018

Eligible employees may choose among four health plans plus dental and vision benefits during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov. 13. New this year — some employees may be eligible for medical premium assistance based on household income.

posted 4 days ago 1486 views

Traditional plan options continue to be available for 2018

Benefit-eligible employees will have the choice of enrolling in a traditional health care plan during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov.13. Changes in tier levels for health care plans are coming in 2018.

posted 11 days ago 1722 views

Know your rights and UAB resources

If you receive a request, subpoena or search warrant, contact responsible university staff to assist you so UAB can ensure the university meets its responsibilities for compliance and confidentiality. Learn more.

posted 15 days ago 222 views

Benefit choices to include consumer-driven health plan

VIVA Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan — is an option for benefit-eligible employees during the annual open enrollment Oct. 27-Nov.13.

posted 18 days ago 2058 views

Watts to deliver State of the University address Oct. 11

This public event offers another opportunity for the UAB community to hear about UAB’s progress firsthand and ask questions.

posted 22 days ago 2058 views

UAB to expand vision benefits with premium coverage option

Eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital, and UAB Hospital Management LLC will have the option to choose or decline vision coverage during the annual open enrollment for benefits that begins 7 a.m. Oct. 27 and concludes 5 p.m. Nov. 13.

posted 25 days ago 1990 views

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.

posted a while back 456 views

BCBS selected to provide dental coverage

Employees have a choice of two stand-alone dental plans — basic or comprehensive coverage — now provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.

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5 things to know about open enrollment

This week, UAB HR Benefits begins its step-by-step process of rolling out information about Open Enrollment for benefit-eligible employees. 

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Wyss previews faculty senate plan to help move UAB forward

Chair of the Faculty Mike Wyss talks about UAB's history and faculty-led initiatives to propel it upward and onward.
posted a while back 684 views

Mayer highlights faculty senate progress during the past year

Past-Chair of the Faculty John Mayer talks about accomplishments of the committees during the 2016-17 academic year and the work that lies ahead.

posted a while back 628 views

Staff Council prepares to start second year strong

New executive committee members and plans for new initiatives promise another successful year.

posted a while back 907 views

Hill Student Center announces new user and service rates

Effective Aug. 28, UAB Hill Student Center will assess fees for the use of its meeting and event rooms for all departments, organizations and groups — except registered student organizations.

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What is board policy on political activity by university employees?

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees encourages the officials and employees of the university to fulfill their civic responsibilities as private citizens — including supporting, voting for or even being a candidate for office — consistent with state law. Board policy, in effect since 1978, offers guidance on employee actions that are illegal and improper and also those that may create the appearance of impropriety.
posted a while back 1085 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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Campuswide council to advise, report on QEP progress

A diverse group will provide feedback on student learning in a team environment beginning with its inaugural meeting in September.

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University to close Tuesday for Independence Day

UAB will be open Monday for business as usual. 

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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.

posted a while back 3059 views

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