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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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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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