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Faculty and Staff Give Back To UABBy giving consecutively each year, members of UAB’s faculty and staff make a powerful collective investment in the University’s mission.
Board Names Four New Holders of Endowed Chairs/Professorships at UABGifts from UAB supporters make endowed chairs and professorships possible, providing resources for teaching, research, and service. Chairs and professorships are also vital for recruiting professionals at the top of their fields.Son’s Gift Keeps Mother’s Memory AliveThe Cynthia Howard Endowed Support Fund for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research funds research into the condition that took Mrs. Howard too soon.Jane Knight Lowe Established a Legacy of Charitable Giving“It’s been an honor to carry on this legacy and continue her good work.”
UAB approved for $2.5 million research funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteCurtis will bring together the data and resources of five patient-powered research networks and two clinical data research networks.UAB to establish endowed chair in nephrology in honor of Edwin RutskyThe gift was inspired by the academic medical career of Rutsky, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at UAB.
Protective announces gift to jump-start UAB Football Operations Building fundraising driveThe $500,000 gift is the first and largest corporate donation to the project
Matching gifts boost impact of givingSince the start of The Campaign for UAB, more than $550,000 has been contributed by 128 companies to match gifts by their employees.
Longtime UAB Supporters Donate Steinway Grand Piano to Woodward HouseThe Shaias' donation will fill the Woodward House with the sounds of live piano music.Dr. Charles Amsler Named 2016 Winner of Ireland Prize for Scholarly DistinctionCharles W. and Caroline P. Ireland established the award in 1984 to recognize outstanding faculty members and visiting lecturers who have achieved excellence.Philanthropic gifts support international residency training programsA gift to the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program has helped support resident training through the expansion of the program’s Global Health Track.UAB retirees enjoy pre-game brunchMore than 300 retirees and their guests attended the event at the Hill University CenterUAB’s Alys Stephens Center and McWane Science Center kick off free PNC-funded program in Woodlawn, Norwood to grow young children’s vocabulariesNew program is designed to help grow pre-school children's language skills.BCRFA presents its largest donation to UAB Cancer Center"Their support allows us to bring the most innovative care to our cancer patients and, as an extension, to their families.”National Alumni Society welcomes friends and family in Dallas, TexasMore than 30 alumni and friends met at the Capital Grille on February 9, 2016.UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center to host ArtBLINK Gala 2016UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority research and provide patient and family assistance.A Legacy of GivingGifts from Gunavant N. Shah, M.D., Support Programs That Touched His LifeBarkley Investment Launches Young Faculty CareersThe Charles Barkley Health Disparities Awards help build the careers of scientists who are seeking answers to health issues in underserved communities.Pitt Hopkins Foundation Funds UAB Research in Rare DiseaseGrant named in memory of Kindal Kivisto will help advance research, treatment of Pitt Hopkins Syndrome.UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors uses year-end meeting to say ‘thank you’Acknowledges significant contributions from four special membersAlacare Gift to Provide Simulation Lab in School of NursingThe laboratory will simulate home health care visits in the School's planned new building.Sickle Cell Foundation Gives $1 Million to UAB Adult Sickle Cell ClinicThe Sickle Cell Foundation impacts a major health disparity with $1 million gift to the UAB Adult Sickle Cell Clinic.Nielsens Name Lab for Innovation in New Collat Business School FacilityNew innovation lab will help to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit in UAB students.Low Vision Support Fund Advances Patient Care, ResearchThe Gorrie family continues the good work of the Alie B. Gorrie Low Vision Support Fund.
Kristin Chenoweth to headline 2016 VIVA Health Starlight GalaBenefit concert funds Alys Stephens Center’s education and outreach initiatives.Birmingham’s newest sports venue, BBVA Compass Field at UAB, officially debutsA $1.5-million BBVA Compass gift supports the on-campus soccer facilityThe Kassouf Scholarship: The Power of Investment in a PersonAs a student at UAB, Hafiz Chandiwala was awarded an endowed scholarship. Now he’s giving back to help others.Gift Establishes the Regions Institute for Financial EducationRegions and UAB are working together to educate and empower UAB students, Birmingham citizens.
Physicians and patients partner to find answersPhilanthropic efforts continue to aid progress in crucial medical research.
AT&T supports continuation of program dedicated to improving college readinessStudents at Birmingham’s A.H. Parker High School will continue to benefit from pilot program dedicated to improving literacy skills.$1 Billion Campaign for UAB surpasses $600 million markThe Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything has surpassed $600 million toward our $1 billion goal in the university’s largest-ever and most comprehensive philanthropic campaign.Endowed Professorship Established in School of DentistryThanks to generous donations since 2008, an endowed support fund becomes a professorship.UAB Athletics Campaign aims to “Finish the Drive”UAB Athletics moves forward with its campaign.Unique Crowdfunding Effort Smashes ExpectationsEngineering alumni contribute to scholarship fund.Blazer Pride Magnet Benefits NAS Student Scholarships
Blazer pride and NAS traditionAn Artistic Vision is RestoredArtist Yaacov Agam returns to Birmingham for rededication of “Complex Vision.”UAB Crowdfunding Made It HappenKids and families enjoy camp at Lake Martin, thanks to a crowd.Reception Celebrates UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive CareUAB has trained nearly 40 palliative care physicians since 2000.Jay Leno headlines 2015 VIVA Health Starlight GalaComedy legend entertains Birmingham audience, contributes generously to the cause.Make Your Mark on UABThe Pave the Way campaign at UAB’s new Hill Student Center enters its final month of funding. Buy yours today!Alys Stephens Center Donors Invite Veterans to Jay Leno ShowAt least 60 veterans and their guests will be treated to a live performance during the 2015 Viva Health Starlight Gala June 7.Reception Celebrates New Endowed ProfessorshipThe UAB Department of Pathology honors a distinguished faculty member with the Jay M. McDonald, M.D., Endowed Professorship in Laboratory Medicine.Native SonUAB helped make Hugh Gainer the man he is today, and now he is repaying the investment.UAB TM Clinic Is a “Game-Changer”The new multidisciplinary clinic will offer TM patients immediate access to specialists, support research efforts.CF Foundation Funded Research That Leads to Potential TreatmentSignificant funding from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation made possible the preclinical development phase of research that has resulted in an effective new drug treatment.Collat School of Business Kicks Off Fundraising CampaignUAB Collat School of Business has officially launched a fundraising campaign to build its highly anticipated new facility.Pop-Up Party Benefits the UAB MHRCRecently, 240 guests gathered in an abandoned building to do the unexpected: Enjoy fine dining for a good cause.Celebrating the Lasting Impact of Florence NightingaleThanks to several generous donors, the UAB School of Nursing is able to honor the groundbreaking work of nursing icon Florence Nightingale.Honoring the Legacy of Torrey WardSince its launch two weeks ago, a crowdfunding effort to honor the legacy of a beloved member of the UAB family has raised $2,100 toward its $10,000 goal.UAB Crowdfunding Campaign Urges Donors to “Save One Life”With 16 days left, a crowdfunding campaign to finance the distribution of kits that could save lives has already raised $5959 toward its $7,500 goal.Gift Enables School of Dentistry to Complete High Tech Student, Patient LaboratoryD. Thomas Winstead donates $500,000 to fund computer-aided design and computer aided manufacturing software for milling dental prostheses and completing restorations.UAB Professor Appointed to Newly Created Endowed ProfessorshipThe endowment commemorates Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier’s vital work that contributed to the understanding of exercise, nutrition, sustainable cities, and public health.Funding Partners Help UABTeach Pave the Way for New STEM Teachers“This is the greatest thing about the program: to let students who think they mightwant to become teachers see what teaching is like right away.” ― Lee Meadows.Cycling Event to Benefit Cancer CenterThe Birmingham community has a unique opportunity to participate!Gift To Honor Nursing“Barrett and I have seen how the Nightingale Letters have motivated students and faculty and we wanted to do something to take that impact to the next level,” says Rick MacKay.A Vision For Discovering New Treatments and Cures“Through Dai-Ichi’s tremendous generosity, Protective is able to enhance its level of corporate giving and provide extended assets to these and other entities over the next five years,” says John D. JohnsEndowed Chair Honors Renowned Rheumatologist"We want to be the best rheumatology program in the world for integrating outstanding clinical care, superb training and education, and cutting-edge, innovative research."Honoring the Legacy of an Admired Birmingham Businessman“My parents’ advice was simple and heartfelt: Give back,” Billy L. Harbert saysKaul Foundation Gives Transformational GiftKaul Foundation Gives Transformational Gift to Name the Personalized Medicine InstituteAmazon Smiles on UABNow you can support UAB every time you make a purchase on Amazon.com.Former Faculty Member Gives BackJoanne Douglas wants to help other people have access to the exceptional care she received as a patient at UAB.Finley Family Honors Parents, Beloved Faculty MembersFinley family gives $3.4-million gift to UAB to establish an endowed scholarship and add name to library.UAB Launches Crowdfunding PlatformCrowdfunding platform developed to help faculty, staff, and students secure financial support for special projects.BBVA Compass Supports New Soccer Field$1.5-million BBVA Compass gift supports on-campus soccer facility at UAB.Expanding Health-Care AccessThe Daniel Foundation of Alabama supports the Nursing Scholars Program in the UAB School of Nursing.Renowned Pathologist Gives BackThe late Dr. Robert Adams and his wife support UAB Department of Pathology.Graduate Student SupportScholarship to support graduate students in the School of Engineering honors Jack Lemons, Ph.D.Support The Campaign for UAB on Giving Tuesday 2014Be a part of Giving Tuesday on December 2nd, 2014 by supporting The Campaign for UAB. www.uab.edu/givingtuesdayMedical Properties Trust Makes Lead Gift of $1 MillionThis gift will support the new building for the Collat School of Business as well as the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.Investing in BreakthroughsRuth and John Jurenko establish endowed professorship in Neurology.Let's Do ThisWith your support, The Campaign for UAB is having a tremendous impact on our university and Birmingham.Leading the WayWomen’s Leadership Council Supports UAB Neurosurgery Resident ResearchA Powerful PartnershipChildren’s of Alabama supports the UAB Department of Pediatrics.Giving BackCharles Black III plans an estate gift to the UAB School of Dentistry.Improved ImagingJim Stephens and HSF give to UAB to fund new PET MRI.Revitalizing ResidentsRobert Weil creates a professorship for the Montgomery Residency Program.Continuing EducationBirmingham physician leaves lasting legacy of learning with gift to UAB.Creating Tomorrow's LeadersAmy and Duane Donner support the Healthcare Leadership Academy of the UAB Collat School of Business.$1 Billion Campaign for UAB Reaches Halfway MarkMore than 74,000 donors have contributed to support diverse initiatives across the institution.A Lasting LegacyFriends and family honor Dr. William B. Deal with an endowed medical scholarship.Supporting Diabetes ResearchDove Family Foundation’s latest donation supports UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center.A Gift from (and for) the HeartUnited Therapeutics Corporation gives to establish an endowed professorship in pulmonary vascular disease.New Lease on LifeGifts to UAB’s Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Clinic enhance the patient care experience.Collat School of Business Sets Impressive ExampleThe faculty and staff of the Collat School of Business have displayed a standard of giving that is exactly what The Campaign for UAB is all about, working together to make UAB the best.Anonymous Gifts Make a DifferenceGifts with no name attached can have as big an impact on programs, students, and research at UAB as any other gifts.Vettes-4-VetsAn Alabama veterans organization gives back by supporting military students at UAB.UAB Recognizes Clinical Nutrition Pioneer WeinsierA portrait unveiling, hosted in the Susan Mott Webb Nutrition Sciences Building, was well attended by family, friends, and former colleagues of Weinsier who passed away in 2002.Young Supporters Fund Young ResearcherProceeds from the annual Fiesta Ball, sponsored by the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's Young Supporters Board, are used to fund grants for young cancer researchers at UAB.A Boost for Men’s BasketballA matching gift challenge leads to a beautiful new locker room facility.
A Gift That Expands KnowledgeThe Joel E. Johnson Sr. family invests in UAB dystonia research.Fiesta Ball Helps Fund Cancer ResearchersSave the date for the 2014 Fiesta Ball!Off to a Good StartDonors are changing everything by making a record amount of gifts online.UAB’s Quinlan Receives Ireland Prize for Scholarly DistinctionUAB Professor of English Kieran Quinlan, Ph.D., has been named the winner of the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.Songs for Sight Lauded by Sight Savers AmericaA successful fund-raising event, imagined and organized by Alie B. Gorrie, receives well-deserved recognition.Featheringill Gift Funds FellowshipThe generosity of Carolyn and the late Bill Featheringill continues to have a positive impact on students at UAB.Collat School of Business Honors Program Student Learns and ServesSeveral anonymous donors who wished to help survivors of the April 2011 tornadoes are providing a service learning opportunity for business students.BCRFA Makes Annual Gift to UAB Comprehensive Cancer CenterThe Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) is making a donation of $500,000 this year to UAB for cancer research.Kirklin Leads by ExampleJames K. Kirklin, M.D., is supporting research at the UAB School of Medicine through the Faculty and Staff Campaign.Be Our Friend!—Five Ways to Follow The Campaign for UABWe’re opening our hearts to you about The Campaign for UAB as we celebrate Valentine’s Day and observe American Heart Month. Here are five ways you can connect with us and feel the love.