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Donnie Bush, who has Type 1 diabetes, and his wife DeDee have endowed a legacy gift to the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center to promote cutting-edge diabetes research.
The gift will advance the use of induced pluripotent stem cells as a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.
Gifts of amounts as much as $1,000 can make a tremendous impact in the life of a student in need, and one UAB donor is working to make that a reality.
After receiving monetary support to continue his education at UAB, Shegun Otulana and his wife, Mary, want to pay it forward to future UAB students.
A group of donors banded together to support underrepresented students in the UAB Department of Engineering through a scholarship.
For Michael Patterson, giving back to his alma mater UAB is a way to support the next generation of Blazers.
New $78 million Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building will accelerate advancements in precision medicine, informatics and data sciences — areas that represent the future of modern health care.
Participants can pick their own course, run the 5K or 10K options, or choose not to run at all. Since 2007, this UAB National Alumni Society race has raised more than $930,000 for UAB student scholarships.

The UAB School of Public Health’s new Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professorship aims to champion research and education and address health disparities among the LGBTQ community in Alabama and the Deep South. 

UAB’s Collat School of Business continues to blaze the path for future generations.
View photos of the Heersink family’s being honored at a UAB Football game.
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.
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