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An alumnus (Grad Arts & Sciences ’71) made a $500,000 planned gift through his estate to create a fellowship fund for mathematics.

Bama Works made a $100,000 commitment for a patient care fund at the UVA Children’s Hospital to assist families with urgent financial needs while caring for a sick child.

Curry School of Education faculty members Carolyn M. Callahan and Michael S. Caldwell made a gift of $500,000 over five years to support graduate students in gifted education at the Curry School. Their gift will be matched by the Bicentennial Scholars Fund. This fellowship will also be supported through the donors’ estate plans.

W. Heywood Fralin Sr. (Col ’62) and Cynthia Fralin made a $1 million gift to create the Fralin Family Bicentennial Scholars Fund designated for a men’s basketball scholarship. The Bicentennial Scholars Fund will match the gift with $1 million.

Robert Hardie (Col ’87, Darden ’95) and Molly Hardie, M.D. (Med ’00), pledged $500,000 to the Davenport Field expansion project, adding to a previous gift of $500,000 to bring their total support for the project to $1 million.

Robert John Hugin (Darden ’85) made a gift of $1.054 million to support the Darden Annual Fund and Marine Scholarships at the Darden School of Business.

Elisabeth Lindsay Jones (Grad Arts & Sciences ’71) has made plans through her estate to provide a generous gift to support the Jeffersonian Grounds.

Linwood Lacy Jr. (Engr ’67, Darden ’69) and Constance Lacy (Nurs ’66) gave $333,500 to create the LeRoy and Betty Strickler Bicentennial Scholars Fund designated for a women’s basketball scholarship. Their gift is being matched with $166,750.

A $2 million commitment from the J. Sanford Miller Family will fund a Bicentennial Professorship to support and name the position of director at The Fralin Museum of Art. The gift will generate $1 million in matching funds.

William S. Quillen (Grad Arts & Sciences ’89) and Joyce D. Quillen made a generous estate gift to support the sports medicine program in the Curry School of Education.

Howard “Clay” Smith Jr. , M.D. (Col ’73, Med ’79), increased his bequest commitment by $4.15 million, bringing the total commitment to $4.75 million. The gift will be divided between a medical scholarship fund and Alzheimer’s research.