After coming face to face with the reality of food insecurity on her campus, Supraja “Sippy” Sridhar decided to make a difference. The senior chemistry student at UAB launched a new campus organization named Donor to Diner.
We're getting closer to our goal of 500 donated meals! Keep those donations coming at The Commons for Donor to Diner today! pic.twitter.com/3MA2YSHYgV
At Bham Now, we are beginning a new weekly feature to keep our readers up to date and informed about the outdoors. Every Friday, we will be publishing nature stories, articles and events that have appeared in various media outlets and websites throughout Alabama
We also want your assistance. In the coming weeks, if you see a nature/outdoor story or event that looks interesting, feel free to send that link to Pat@BhamNow.com .
So let’s begin.
The inaugural first link is by Alabama native son ~Dr. E.O. Wilson . Here is his latest opinion piece that appeared in the Washington Post this past weekend.
This week, UAB announced that it is home to the largest solar energy system in the city of Birmingham. The solar panels are on top of it’s Campus Recreation Center which can be seen from Red Mountain and surrounding buildings.
New season, new players, and new apparel. With the expiration of UAB’s Nike contract coming to an end last summer, new apparel options were definitely on the mind of athletics director, Mark Ingram, and head football coach, Bill Clark.
Do you know anyone with heart failure? If you don’t, you will.
According to the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ACLS Medical Training, It affects nearly 5 million Americans. Heart failure is the only major cardiovascular disorder on the rise with an estimated 400,000 to 700,000 new cases each year.
The difference between your Freshman year and your Senior year is real. From not knowing anything about college to not wanting to leave, here are a few wild animals that relate to your class standing. Freshman – Red Panda
Tonight at 8pm, millions are estimated to be tuned into the first 2016 Presidential debate. Unsurprisingly, that includes college students, especially from UAB. During class discussions, Political Science Professor, A.K. Shauku, found out what his students really wanted to get out of this important debate.
Prescribing a healthy living prescription is becoming more common than you think. From eating healthier to opportunities for getting active, studies have shown that these combative measures will protect you from obesity, as well as some chronic diseases such as stroke and diabetes. That is why the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center has partnered with Birmingham REACH for Better Health and successfully introduced a Parks Prescription program right here in our city.
This week is National Hazing Prevention Week and UAB’s Panhellenic Council, the umbrella organization over the women’s fraternities and sororities, is taking a stand. With 3 in 5, college students subjected to hazing each year, UAB Greek Council is taking the initiative to end the violence.
From the new kid on the block to a prestigious, highly ranked University, UAB has taken #ChooseUAB to the next level. The University of Alabama at Birmingham has come a long way. Each year, the Blazer community asserts their immense educational accomplishments. With new facilities and new programs, they continue to grow to attract the best of the best.
With over 19,000 students, you should not be surprised to hear that 20% of UAB students might not know when there next meal will be. Thanks to the Student Advocacy, Rights and Conduct staff those same students will no longer have to worry.