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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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November 6, 2014

Jack Finlaw named President and CEO of University of Colorado Foundation

Following a national search, the University of Colorado Foundation Board of Directors has appointed Jack Finlaw as president and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective November 17. Finlaw is a Denver attorney and community leader with wide-ranging experience in the corporate world, the nonprofit sector, and state and local government. The CU Foundation is […]

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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 $20,000 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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