Craig Collum, executive director of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support, will be the featured guest at the next UAB Collat School of Business MBA Alumni Breakfast Series. Collum will discuss the challenges of running a $17 million quasi-government global research initiative with a $5 million grant under a government-private enterprise partnership. The hour-long event begins at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at the Innovation Depot, 1500 1st Ave. North. The event, which is open to the public, is free for members and $5 for non-members. Please RSVP to email@example.com by Friday, Oct. 19.