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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The gift will offer students in the entrepreneurship program unmatched learning experiences, including the opportunity to work with and learn from Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., and Innovation Depot.
Birmingham-based Protective Life Corporation and its parent company, Tokyo, Japan-based Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc., committed $3.5 million of gifts locally in 2015 when Dai-ichi acquired Protective. The dedication to being part of building a strong community has continued since that time with $25.9 million of community contributions.
The scholarships awarded by UAB’s Office of International Student and Scholar Services help offset tuition costs and enable students to further focus on their courses, opportunities for community engagement and overall experience in the United States.
Children from 20 area schools are sending staff at UAB Hospital “Valentines for Health Care Heroes” with handmade cards, cookies and popcorn on Sunday, Feb. 14.
The partnership between UAB Advancement and the UAB Department of Food and Nutrition Services used gifts to place food orders with local restaurants and caterers to both support UAB’s health care providers and bolster the Birmingham economy.
The fund was created to provide emergency aid to more than 1,000 students. More students have been recommended for approval to receive assistance, but the funds aren’t available.
UAB asks donors to support any of its emergency response funds to meet the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
Everyone was fast this spring: the businesses that contributed to the fund, the scientists and physicians who crafted research proposals, and the senior School of Medicine researchers who chose which proposals got money.
The partnership between UAB Advancement and the UAB Department of Food and Nutrition Services used gifts to place food orders with local restaurants and caterers to both support UAB’s health care providers and bolster the Birmingham economy.