“He was so proud of who he had become”: Computer Science scholarship honors UAB freshman

Finally, in the fall of 2021, Madhav Praveen officially became a UAB Blazer.

“We’re very much a UAB family”: Raymond and Pamela Thompson create scholarship through National Alumni Society

UAB alumni Raymond and Pam Thompson give back to the school that gave them so much.

“We’ve got to do something”: Birmingham chapter of Beta Kappa Boulé creates $25,000 scholarship for Underrepresented Students in Medicine

Brian Stone, M.D.—a urologist who lives in Birmingham and practices in Jasper—still remembers what his mentors told him.

Blazers Against Hunger campaign set for November 17—and the need to give is greater than ever

On November 17, the UAB community will have the opportunity to help fight food insecurity on campus during Blazers Against Hunger.

A Peace of Mind That Is Invaluable

The Paul W. Burleson, M.D. Medical Scholarship equals freedom for recipients.

These Residents Represent the Future

One UAB urologist honors another with a gift to the Department of Urology—in the name of bettering educational experiences for residents.

A Full-circle Gift

The parents of eight children, Willie and Cynthia Ballard remember the scholarships that allowed their children to attend college. Now, they say, it’s their turn to give back.

Small Giving, Large Impact

Dora and Sanjay Singh hope to create student success stories by providing $1,000 scholarships to students in need.

Three years after initial gift, Rocky and Amelia Barnes add half a million to their endowment

The couple hopes the additional $500,000 will allow even more physical therapy students to graduate debt free.

An impeccable person

New scholarship honors Minal Hollowell, M.D., a beloved doctor, wife and mother.

Paying it Forward

Shegun and Mary Otulana wish to give back and invest in students at UAB, just as someone once invested in them.

Longtime orthodontist gives back to dental students hailing from specific Alabama counties

These four counties represent the life path of Dr. Grady Price.

No Home for Hunger

UAB’s Blazer Kitchen provides food and compassion to Blazers in need.

Some of the most interesting gifts to UAB

When it came to giving, these donors thought outside the box.

8 Things to Know About Blazer Kitchen

As the university's annual Blazers Against Hunger giving event approaches, get a better idea of the role Blazer Kitchen plays in fighting food insecurity on campus

When Uncertainty About the Future Includes Your Next Meal

More than one-third of UAB students said they were food insecure in a 2018 survey. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely increased that number as the university's Blazers Against Hunger online giving event approaches.

Fast Slow Motion endows new scholarship in Computer Science

Computer Science student Isabelle Brown has been selected as the first recipient of the Fast Slow Motion Endowed Scholarship in Computer Science for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Empowering Students, Powering the Economy

Kevin Mooney wants to work with artificial intelligence one day. Or he might pursue his passion for the arts and create software for music producers.

A Foundation for the Future of Nursing

Stevie Burrows wants to make a difference in the health of rural and low-income Alabama communities.

Letting Leaders Shine

Jacqueline Vo is on her way to leading the way in cancer prevention research.

Inspiration From a Nursing Icon

It all began with 50 letters.

Learning That Leaps Boundaries

Shannon Blanton, inaugural dean of the UAB Honors College, pursued a Ph.D. in international studies in part because of a study-abroad trip to western Europe that she took in high school.

The Confidence to Succeed

Donna Andrews remembers the day she met a shy Racquel McCrary. Then a UAB freshman, McCrary was lingering outside the Spencer Honors House, home to the University Honors Program (UHP), following a meeting for students interested in joining the program, which is part of the UAB Honors College.

Immediate Impact

Richard Cashio knows a good investment when he sees one. An organizing director and board member for ServisFirst Bank who also has run two successful businesses in the steel industry, Cashio was interested in partnering with UAB, his alma mater, to help a new generation of students.

One Billion Thanks!

It is my honor to thank you for the generosity you’ve shown our university—and the people of Alabama—through your gifts to The Campaign for UAB.

The Campaign for UAB Surpasses Historic $1 Billion Goal

As 2018 comes to a close, the future of UAB is brighter—1 billion times brighter, in fact.

Matching Gifts, Expanding Opportunities

Scholarship initiative blazes international trails for student success.

Engineering an Impact

LaVerne D. Ramsey wants to share a life lesson: “Nothing will give you more joy than helping others—especially young people—in need,” she says. “It is our responsibility to do what is in our reach.”

Scholarship recipient shares long-term impact of gift

As a UAB undergraduate and medical student, Anand Iyer viewed scholarships as doors to new opportunities. Now, as an assistant professor in the School of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Iyer understands that those doors never close.

Driven to Inspire

Kristen Bates didn’t start college with the plan to teach. But after learning about UABTeach, a program designed to increase the number of highly qualified middle-and-high-school teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), she gave it a try. Two of the courses are free thanks to philanthropic funding.

Alumnus establishes first endowed scholarship for Physicians Assistant Studies program

Bill Parker, a 1972 graduate of the UAB Physician Assistant Studies program, has established the first endowed scholarship for the PA program.

Fighting Food Insecurity Through Blazer Kitchen

Food insecurity doesn’t discriminate. All it takes is an illness, a job loss, a gap in financial aid, or unexpected expenses to put anyone at risk. Your support can open the fridge doors to students and employees in need.

A Musical Legacy

Music and the arts always played a central role in the lives of Bill and Joan Edmonds. Thanks to their generosity and support of the Alys Stephens Center, their love of the arts will continue to enrich lives in central Alabama for years to come.

Honoring Service, Faith, and Family

The Fred and Bessie Mae Chestnut Endowed Medical Scholarship has let Farrah-Amoy Fullerton “live out my childhood dreams,” she says. She can attend medical school "without the fear of having to spend half my career paying back loans.”

Matching Their Potential

The Blazing the Way Scholarship Match Initiative is a unique partnership that matches donor investments to engage new students, promote their success, and increase retention. Thanks to scholarship support, high-potential students such as neuroscience major Tyler Huang are choosing to launch their college careers in Birmingham.

Diversity in Success

A new scholarship will help high-achieving students who are the first in their families to attend college and earn their degrees.

Against the Odds

Melody Weldon, a 2017 UAB graduate, is the 10th recipient of the Rebecca L. Bradley Endowed Scholarship.

The Fight Against Food Insecurity

A UAB student sits in a classroom. He’s hungry—really hungry. And he doesn’t know where his next meal is coming from.