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April 7, 2014

The Search for Sustainable Solutions at CU

Alarmed by melting glaciers and inspired by CU-Boulder scientists’ efforts to teach the public about mechanisms that drive environmental change, emeritus Department of Communication faculty member Brian Daniell and his wife, Vicki Bynum, have pledged $500,000 toward the university’s Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex (SEEC). The commitment, the largest so far in support of SEEC, […]

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March 4, 2014

Momentous gift of Holocaust archive to CU-Boulder will draw scholars from around world

The Mazal Holocaust Collection, considered the world’s largest privately owned Holocaust archive and the most significant U.S. collection outside of the Holocaust museums in New York and Washington, D.C., has been donated to the University of Colorado Boulder. The highly regarded collection comprises more than 20,000 books and 500,000 documents, pamphlets, photographs and other materials, […]

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February 12, 2014

$5 million gift bolsters CU melanoma research project

A research project at the University of Colorado School of Medicine that aims for more targeted therapies for melanoma—made possible by a $5 million anonymous gift—will be led by William Robinson, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology.

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January 9, 2014

Donors Give $2 Million to Fuel Research in Childhood Diabetes

AURORA–The University of Colorado School of Medicine has received $2 million in gifts – including a $1.5 million lead gift from an anonymous donor and $500,000 from The Battin Trust – to establish an endowed chair at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC). The inaugural holder of the Richard Abrams and Marian Rewers […]

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December 16, 2013

School of Public Health to gain from $1.5 million in grants from 4 Colorado foundations

AURORA—Local Colorado foundations signaled ongoing support for improved community health with the announcement of a new, collaboratively funded grant to the Colorado School of Public Health. The Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Health Foundation, Colorado Trust and Rose Community Foundation collaborated to donate $1.5 million dollars to expand the school of public health’s academic-community partnerships. […]

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December 2, 2013

Anna & John J. Sie Foundation funds $2 million Distinguished Musicians Endowment

BOULDER—Some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most promising musicians will receive scholarships thanks to Anna and John J. Sie, who have committed $2 million to establish the Daniel and Boyce Sher Distinguished Musicians Endowment. Beginning in fall 2014, Sher Distinguished Scholars (either undergraduate or graduate students) will be awarded full-ride scholarships to the College […]

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November 21, 2013

University of Colorado surpasses $1.5 billion Creating Futures campaign milestone

DENVER—University of Colorado President Bruce Benson has announced the completion of CU’s fourth fundraising campaign, Creating Futures, with more than $1.521 billion in private support raised to support people, places and programs on CU’s four campuses. Propelling CU to campaign success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to CU from […]

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July 24, 2013

CU names Kelly Cronin vice president for advancement

University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson today named Kelly Cronin vice president for advancement for the institution’s four-campus system.

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July 22, 2013

CU raises $258.8 million in 2012-13, a record for private support.

$128.8 million in gifts through CU Foundation also breaks record

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June 28, 2013

University of Colorado Eye Center expands to improve patient care, advance eye care research

The University of Colorado Hospital’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute today broke ground on an expansion project that will nearly triple the size of the institute.

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