As the Alzheimer's Association raises awareness during Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, the recently created Jo Hoyt Freeman Dementia Education and Outreach Fund aims to improve care for dementia patients. The fund will support outreach projects by the Hartford/Csomay Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the UI College of Nursing.
Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
By: Jen Knights, Tim Schoon, and Justin Torner | 2015.04.30 | 02:19 pm
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.
Retired developer establishes professorship to honor faculty mentors
By: Sara Epstein Moninger | 2015.04.20 | 10:57 am
Retired developer and University of Iowa alumnus C. Allan Poots, who built more than 650 houses and multiplexes in the Iowa City area, says he got just what he needed from two engineering faculty members more than 50 years ago: a shot of confidence. Now he is paying them back.
Event hosted by UI Iowa Hawkeyes football team raises money for UI Children's Hospital
By: Dana Larson and Steve Roe | 2015.04.15 | 11:35 am
Celebrity Chris Soules will join Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team to help raise money for the UI Children's Hospital during the fifth annual Ladies Football Academy June 6.
Bequest contributes to major fundraising campaign
By: Dana Larson | 2015.03.12 | 11:07 am
R. William “Bill” Van Sant and Marilyn J. Van Sant, of Bayfield, Wisconsin, have established a $3 million bequest for the University of Iowa College of Engineering that will have an impact across the college, supporting scholarships, faculty and innovation.
Gift will benefit students in the UI Henry B. Tippie College of Business for generations to come
By: Dana Larson | 2015.02.26 | 10:04 am
The family of Wayne and Jean Wells has established a new scholarship fund for University of Iowa students from Van Buren County who are pursuing a business degree. The gift provides an endowed fund that will pay out scholarships annually in perpetuity, helping generations of Southeast Iowa students.
College raises goal to $35 million to fund UI’s innovative, leading programs
By: Dana Larson | 2015.02.17 | 12:56 pm
The University of Iowa College of Education recently celebrated a major fundraising milestone, reaching its goal of raising $30 million. The fundraising campaign, part of the university-wide campaign "For Iowa. Forever More," started in 2008 and will end in December 2016.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.02.12 | 11:39 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
More than $2 million raised 'For The Kids'
By: Tim Schoon | 2015.02.10 | 04:19 pm
University of Iowa Dance Marathon had another record-breaking year, raising $2,001,856.21. Over the past 21 years, the UI's largest student-run organization has raised $16,541,049.65 for patients treated at UI Children's Hospital.
$1 million dollar gift contributes toward the college’s 'For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa'
By: Leah Klevar | 2015.02.10 | 03:45 pm
Floyd R. and Judith E. Domer, of Asheville, North Carolina, have established a $1 million bequest for the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy that will enhance an existing scholarship fund and create a new lectureship fund.