TEDxBirmingham looks to ‘Move Mountains’ in 2015Save the date and nominate a speaker for the next conference at UAB in February.Volunteers needed for UAB's prison lecture seriesAny subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — is well-suited to this series, preparing to enter its 25th year.Days ahead are sew, sewSewing continues May 9 for a giant art installation to adorn the UAB Cultural Corridor. Brooklyn-based Amanda Browder will use Skype to sew alongside volunteers.Blazer Bowling kicks off league play with partyThe Blazer Bowling League is a great way to meet people, have fun and help raise money for the UAB Benevolent Fund. This is a 14-week, sanctioned league with cash prizes at the end.
- Event Date July 30
Employees helping eighth-graders reach ‘their highest potential’
- Event Date May 6
Fifteen UAB employees are mentoring eighth-graders from Hayes K-8 School to help pilot a Big Brothers Big Sisters program to improve students’ self-esteem and broaden their horizons.Help us help a student in crisisIf you believe a student is experiencing a crisis in academic, emotional or social situations and report that to us, we may be able to help find a solution by connecting them with relevant campus resources and outside agencies.WBHM spring fund drive starts April 2This is the first of only two membership campaigns for Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM this year, its chief source of funding, and the goal for this campaign is $250,000. Donations may be made by calling 800-444-9246 or online at wbhm.org.
Benevolent Fund Campaign raises more than $1.7 million
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The 2014 UAB Benevolent Fund campaign is going strong with an unofficial tally of $1,733,688 in total pledges, including continuous donors and one-time gifts. Pledges to-date put the campaign at 93.7 percent of its goal, but campaign donations still are being submitted.