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April 30, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Regina Richards

‘Our Purpose Here’: One woman’s mission to carry on the service of others In 2009, Regina Richards became the founding director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The excitement of this new job would soon be dulled, though, as Regina’s husband, […]

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April 27, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Peggy and Hans Neville

For the love of science, giving to CU is crucial for retired faculty couple It’s fitting two scientists found chemistry in organic chemistry. Peggy and Hans Neville were studying at Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1954 when she sat behind him in class. “It was a very romantic meeting,” Hans notes dryly. “That’s how […]

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April 22, 2015

CU Anschutz Depression Center, UCCS nursing gain from $18 million in gifts from Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

The Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation recently committed two significant gifts totaling $18 million to two University of Colorado programs. The Denver-based foundation committed $8 million in endowed funds to the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The endowment, which […]

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April 7, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Wag Schorr

‘Debt of gratitude’ inspires Schorr family’s $1 million estate commitment to CU medical school Consider the list of impressive adventures in the lives of Wag Schorr, MD, (‘63) and his wife, Annalee. They hiked in the Himalayas and summited Kilimanjaro. He helped advance dialysis and kidney transplant treatment in England and Colorado. He served in […]

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February 18, 2015

Philanthropy at Work: Julia Cummings

Julia Cummings is the director of marketing at the School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. She is also a CU alumna—she has her bachelor’s degree from CU-Boulder and she earned her MBA from CU Denver. During that time, she was also a scholarship recipient. “While I was getting both […]

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February 11, 2015

Donation to CU Denver expands Saudi Arabia-Colorado exchange program

A University of Colorado Denver program that sends architectural and engineering students to study in Saudi Arabia will expand after receiving a $2 million donation.

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February 10, 2015

Donors and students celebrate achievements at CU Anschutz’s annual luncheon

Students, faculty and staff from the University of Colorado School of Medicine joined donors and fundraisers for this year’s Scholarship and Awards Luncheon on Feb. 5 at the Anschutz Medical Campus. This annual event is a special opportunity for everyone to meet and recognize each other for their generosity and hard work. “I think donating […]

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December 16, 2014

CU School of Medicine receives $1.5 million gift for orthopedics research

The University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus has received a $1.5 million estate gift from an early CU professor of orthopedics—nearly 70 years after his death—to fund a new endowment in bone pathology research.

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December 8, 2014

Daniels Fund approves $11.25 million for universities participating in Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative

Daniels Fund Board of Directors recently approved funding of more than $11 million over five years to continue the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative.

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November 25, 2014

$6+ million gift by alumnus to bolster economics, Baroque music

Boulder–An estate gift of just over $6 million from an economics alumnus who loved pre-20th century chamber music will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder. Funding from the gift will endow two faculty chairs—one in economics and one in Baroque […]

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