UAB’s student body grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year with gains in every school, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Honors College. UAB also enrolled its largest and most academically prepared freshman class.
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Following a national search led by a committee of 17 members representing UAB students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as community leaders and supporters, Thomas Brannan has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs after serving as interim in the role for more than a year.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB No. 162 in its 2017 Best Global Universities ranking, up from its rank of No. 200 in 2016 and 269 spots higher than the next-highest-ranked university in Alabama.
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More than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.
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UAB’s Campaign for UAB has raised more than $617 million toward its $1 billion goal in the university’s largest-ever and most comprehensive philanthropic campaign.
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The longstanding UAB Community Eye Care program is now serving patients in the new Western Health Center, part of the Jefferson County Department of Health.
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Under the guidance of Dean Max Michael, M.D., since 2001, the SOPH has identified five areas of focus for the next five years.
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UAB Athletics ramps up fundraising with campaign launch event Aug. 18.
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Convergence insufficiency can be mistaken for attention deficit disorder because the inability to focus eyesight can lead to reading and attention problems.
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Gift of $500,000 by leader in the dental lab industry includes computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software for milling dental prostheses and completing restorations.
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As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top CAS priorities include undergraduate program development, and recruitment, retention and graduation; building a new College of Arts and Sciences building and renovating Campbell Hall; and growing leadership and personnel.
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Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
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Finley family gives $3.4 million gift to university. Endowed scholarship established, Reynolds Historical Library, lectureship to be renamed in their honor.
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Crowdfunding platform developed to help faculty, staff and students secure financial support for special projects.
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UAB plans to open BBVA Compass Field in fall 2015.
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Philanthropic support has enabled the UAB Department of Neurology to make huge strides in knowledge of diseases such as Parkinson’s.
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On the heels of reaching the halfway point of its ambitious $1 billion fundraising goal, UAB’s compelling “Give Something, Change Everything” TV spots highlight diverse initiatives.
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The Children’s of Alabama board of trustees voted to pledge support for pediatric initiatives in the UAB School of Medicine.
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More than 74,000 donors have contributed $500 million so far in UAB's largest-ever philanthropic campaign.
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