February 03, 2015
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything caps off 2014 with record-breaking December.
December 19, 2014
November 13, 2014
Finley family gives $3.4 million gift to university. Endowed scholarship established, Reynolds Historical Library, lectureship to be renamed in their honor.
November 11, 2014
Crowdfunding platform developed to help faculty, staff and students secure financial support for special projects.
November 07, 2014
October 03, 2014
Philanthropic support has enabled the UAB Department of Neurology to make huge strides in knowledge of diseases such as Parkinson’s.
September 19, 2014
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.
September 19, 2014
The Children’s of Alabama board of trustees voted to pledge support for pediatric initiatives in the UAB School of Medicine.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
July 15, 2014
More than 74,000 donors have contributed $500 million so far in UAB's largest-ever philanthropic campaign.
June 16, 2014
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights will create and foster new research, policy solutions, educational programming, and outreach activities relating to all aspects of human rights ranging from the local to the international level.
Many people acquire this fungal infection during childhood — but Cryptococcus generally stays dormant in healthy people. It also can re-activate later in life, and one infectious disease expert wants to find out why.
A year into the UAB strategic planning process, UAB President Ray L. Watts reflects on the institution’s influence and the importance and initial success of the vital campuswide effort.
The Department of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health is the national statistical and data coordinating center for CREST-2, two randomized controlled trials comparing different combinations of stroke prevention methods — surgery, carotid stenting and medical management — that will take place at approximately 120 medical centers.
April 22, 2014
Kerry Stein plays golf recreationally and participates annually in the UAB School of Optometry tournament to support the needs of the school — needs he understands well as a staunch supporter who happens to be blind.
April 18, 2014
It’s time for the 10th annual Dean’s Community Advisory Committee’s golf tournament, which supports the needs of the school.
April 18, 2014
Enticed to UAB by a Computer Music Ensemble concert, Birmingham’s Kevin Peek is graduating with a music technology degree and an array of skills to make it in the music business.
Published in Student Experience
In the first six months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, UAB supporters have exceeded the amount gifted online in the entirety of 2012-13.
March 20, 2014
A grant for up to $35 million over five years has helped form the Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center.
December 04, 2013
Optometry has dedicated its outdoor plaza to Frances Lee Hire, mother of Don M. Hire, a longtime supporter of UAB along with his wife, Marsha H. Hire.
November 13, 2013
Collat School of Business unveils sign at a celebration in honor of benefactors Charles and Patsy Collat, for whom the school was recently named.