1. The UAB School of Business will be named for longtime supporters Charles and Patsy Collat in recognition of their $25 million in gifts and pledges to the school. The naming, approved Sept. 13, 2013, by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, comes as the university prepares to publicly launch the Campaign for UAB, its most ambitious fundraising campaign to date, with the Collat donation as the lead gift. Read the story here: bit.ly/13XevYa

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  2. When Jennifer Shepard learned that UAB School of Engineering students created a motorized wheelchair special for 1- to 3-year-olds, she was eager to let her daughter, Mary Graham, give it a try. Read more at bit.ly/17kL6I2.

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  3. OT Students in the UAB School of Health Profession’s Department of Occupational Therapy were tasked with making a functional chair using only cardboard, paper and flour. This assignment was first introduced to the OT 673 class in the summer of 2012, where it was used as a learning experience to promote creativity, problem solving, and working as a team

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  4. On Friday, Aug. 23, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrated the public grand opening of the renovated Lurleen B. Wallace Tumor Institute (WTI).
    As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Deep South region comprising Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Carolina and Georgia, the UAB Cancer Center is home to more than 350 physicians and researchers.
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  5. UAB and BBVA Compass have partnered to create the BBVA Compass Global Scholars Internship Program and provide UAB students a hands-on learning opportunity. Students participate in a four-week, UAB-led study abroad experience in Madrid, Spain, and complete a 10-week paid summer internship with BBVA Compass upon return.
    See the story here: bit.ly/1cCNrU7

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