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October 31, 2014

Philanthropy at Work: Jones & Federico

Family of doctors supports diversity scholarship in the School of Medicine When M. Douglas Jones, Jr., MD, his daughter Monica Federico, MD, and son-in-law Steven Federico, MD, made the decision to give $20,0000 for a current use diversity scholarship for a medical student, you might think their decision stemmed from their love of medicine. Though […]

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September 24, 2014

Luncheon Celebrates UPI’s $1 Million+ Commitment to Scholarships

At a Sept. 4 scholarship luncheon to honor University Physicians, Inc. and School of Medicine students, Dean Richard Krugman, MD, shared some key historical information about the organization that has played a vital role in the lives of the scholarship students to whom he was speaking that afternoon. University Physicians, Inc. is a quiet but […]

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September 15, 2014

Philanthropy at Work: Carol Hammond

Living with hope in her life Carol Hammond has been an executive assistant for the top fundraising executives for CU’s health sciences campus since 1988. Today, she supports Anschutz Medical Campus Vice Chancellor for Advancement Scott Arthur, serving in almost the exact same capacity for which she was hired 26 years ago. Since 1998, Hammond […]

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August 25, 2014

University of Colorado and Delta Dental of Colorado give student veterans another reason to smile

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus continues its ongoing commitment to student veterans with the opening of the CU Heroes Clinic, thanks to a $1 million gift from Delta Dental of Colorado. The clinic opens Aug. 25. In collaboration with the CU Denver Office of Veteran Student Services, the CU Heroes Clinic […]

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August 6, 2014

Laura Hansen Dean joins university as chief of Gift Planning

Laura Hansen Dean, a seasoned higher education leader with more than 25 years of gift planning experience, joins the University of Colorado staff August 1 as assistant vice president of gift planning for the Office of Advancement. From centralized advancement’s Walnut Street office in Boulder, Dean will lead a team of four individuals who promote […]

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July 28, 2014

Grants to UCCS Aging Center support elder care and caregivers

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center recently received three grant awards, totaling more than $500,000, from the Colorado Health Foundation, Caring for Colorado Foundation and Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging. A two-year $372,708 Colorado Health Foundation grant and a $75,000 Caring for Colorado grant will support the center’s […]

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July 28, 2014

CU law alumnus pledges $1.5 million to support distinctive faculty position

Steve Hillard (’76) knew he wasn’t done giving back to the University of Colorado Law School. He had donated generously to the capital campaign for the Wolf Law Building, but he had bigger plans. “I had a still-unfulfilled obligation to Colorado Law,” said Hillard. “I am humbled by the fact that I have had some […]

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July 21, 2014

Philanthropy at Work: Tanya Heikkila and Todd Ely

Faculty member couple has big hopes for the CU Denver School of Public Affairs “One student at a time”: that is Professor Tanya Heikkila’s hope for building the status of the School of Public Affairs (SPA) as a training ground for tomorrow’s leaders. Heikkila is an associate professor and PhD program director for SPA and […]

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July 18, 2014

University of Colorado sets new benchmark for private support

Total of $298.4 million represents CU’s fourth consecutive record-setting year Private contributions to the University of Colorado have set a new annual record for the institution, which benefited from $298.4 million in support from individuals, foundations and corporations for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014. The preliminary figures indicate a 15.3 percent increase […]

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June 26, 2014

Denver philanthropist Frederic C. Hamilton donates $3 million to CU Anschutz

Denver philanthropist Frederic C. Hamilton committed his support for research and patient care at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with a multi-year, $3 million gift in May to support two major campus initiatives. Hamilton pledged $2 million to the CU Eye Center, which is building a new five-story facility on the Anschutz Medical […]

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