News & Events

Flyer for Social Issues in Latino Communities event.

The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will present a panel discussion on “Social Issues in Latino Communities,” on Thursday, February 21, from 6:30-7:30 pm in Mervyn H. Sterne Library Room #174. Join us for this panel with experts in the fields of health care and law to hear about some of the social issues that Latino communities face around the U.S. Light refreshments will be served.

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • New Website Created to Celebrate 50 Years of UAB
  • Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture
  • Afternoon Tea Returns to LHL
  • Exhibit Features Diseases that Shaped History
  • Witchcraft Display at Sterne Library

Read the February 2019 issue

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The 40th Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. "What Doctors Say and What Patients and Families Hear: Lessons from the History of Medicine and Pediatrics" will be presented by Hughes Evans, MD, PhD, Marcus Professor of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine.

Cup of tea with cookies.

Afternoon Tea will start back the first week of February and will end the last week of March. A few changes have been made in order to reach out to more students throughout the semester. This spring the librarians will host tea on alternating Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at the same time, same place: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. next to the HUB on the first floor of LHL.

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The February Image of the Month from UAB Archives has been posted.

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Panel Discussion on UAB African American Trailblazers
  • Scourge: Diseases That Shaped History
  • Witchcraft Display at Sterne Library
  • Image of the Month
  • UAB Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the January 2019 issue


Registration for the Spring 2019 Business Research Toolkit is now open. To register, visit the registration page. The link is also accessible on the Business Research Toolkit Guide. The last day to register is Sunday, January 13, 2019.

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Starting with the spring term on January 7, 2019, all patrons will be required to swipe their ONE Cards to enter Sterne Library all the hours that the library is open. This includes the INTO entrance on the second level up the ramp.

At Lister Hill Library, access between the ground floor and the Library space on the first and second floors has been eliminated. Access the ground floor at street level and use the front elevator or stairwell in the lobby to access the Library on the first floor or plaza level.

UAB 50th Anniversary logo.

Join us on January 23rd from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. in Sterne Library #174 for “Celebrating UAB African American Trailblazers: Fifty Years of Firsts,” the 4th Annual Reflection on Civil and Human Rights Series event. 2019 marks UAB’s 50th Anniversary, a rich history that includes many notable contributions from African Americans. Come join us as we traverse UAB’s hiring landscape via a panel discussion and recognize some of these first achievements and achievers.

This UAB Community Month event is sponsored by UAB Libraries, African American Faculty Association and UAB African American Studies Program.

Panelists for this event will be:

  • Deborah Grimes, RN, JD (UAB Health System Chief Diversity Officer)
  • Dr. Delois Skipwith Guy (School of Nursing)
  • Dean Eric Jack (Collat School of Business)
  • Senior Vice President & Dean Selwyn Vickers (School of Medicine)
  • Dr. Deborah Voltz (former Dean, School of Education)
  • Ms. Bettye Wilson (former AAFA president & Associate Professor Emerita, School of Health Professions)
Image of the Month text.

The January Image of the Month from UAB Archives has been posted.

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