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June 1, 2015

UAB announces reinstatement of football, rifle and bowling teams.

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June 4, 2015

Conference USA announces that UAB will remain a conference member.

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July 21, 2015

UAB announces plans to resume rifle competition in 2015, bowling in 2016 and football in 2017, with NCAA approval.

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Aug. 18, 2015

UAB Athletics Campaign officially launches with public rally at UAB Alumni House.

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Aug. 31, 2015

UAB Athletics Campaign Committee announces it has met initial goal of $2 million in pledge payments collected by Sept. 1.

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Sept. 15, 2015

UAB announces five-year contract extension for head football coach Bill Clark.

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Sept. 29-30, 2015

In a campus-wide undergraduate vote, 84.1 percent of voting UAB students vote in favor of a self-imposed fee increase of $25 per semester to support the reinstatement of UAB Football, Bowling and Rifle.
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Nov. 3, 2015

UAB announces the formation of the UAB Athletics Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization to support the UAB Athletics Department in its quest for excellence in all programs.
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Nov. 6, 2015

At its quarterly meeting, the UA System Board of Trustees expresses support for construction of a football operations facility at UAB. The Board also expresses support for a long-term lease arrangement for UAB Athletics at a proposed multi-purpose stadium to be constructed by the BJCC and the City of Birmingham.
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Jan. 5, 2016

UAB Athletics announces that donations to Blazer Boosters, the department's fundraising arm, exceeded $5 million in 2015, a new record. Nearly 1,500 Blazer Boosters members made donations in 2015; the group's membership increased by 36.4 percent over 2014. Annual scholarship contributions surpassed $1.3 million.
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Jan. 14, 2016

UAB announces 2017 non-conference football schedule, including home games against Alabama A&M University and Coastal Carolina University, and road dates with the University of Florida and Ball State University.
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Feb. 5, 2016

At its quarterly meeting, the UA System Board of Trustees passes phases one and two of a four-phase approval process for construction of a 46,000-square-foot football operations facility and turf field at UAB.

Follow the construction of the facility, which is scheduled for completion in July 2017, at uab.edu/footballfacility.