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UI celebrates global giving with Gold Tuesday

UI faculty, staff, friends, and alumni can support the UI on Gold Tuesday (Dec. 1) a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Gifts Lauridsen Family Law Commons to open in late 2016

Students in the University of Iowa College of Law once again will have access to a collaborative learning space thanks to some generous Iowa Law School donors.
Dance Marathon meeting announcing 2.2 million dollar donation

For the kids, to the tune of $2.2 million

UI Dance Marathon allocates funds to help provide targeted therapies and clinical trials for UI Children's Hospital pediatric cancer patients
The University of Iowa Dance Marathon Allocations Committee voted to approve a new, significant funding request put forth by UI Children’s Hospital leadership: $2.2 million over three years to establish the UI Dance Marathon Pediatric Oncology Targeted Therapy Program.

Scholarships Two UI students awarded the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund honoring an Iowa family’s three generations of commitment to higher education has been awarded to students from Iowa City and Spencer. First-year UI Doctor of Physical Therapy students Katherine Bird and Clare Goeken are recognized as the 2015-16 recipients of the Louis and Dorothy Laubenthal Memorial Scholarship.
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Academic Panoramic: Snapshots of the UI student experience

In order to see the full academic picture found at the University of Iowa, you’ll need to look in all directions. Academic Panoramic provides a look at a cross section of the UI educational experience, from philanthropy and public health to theatre arts and sports analytics.

Promise and Progress: Support and stewardship

As of today, 188,111 donors have lent their support to the University of Iowa Foundation's For Iowa. Forever More campaign, giving $1.57 billion or 92 percent of the campaign's goal.
Each student received an envelope containing a $10 bill, and was encouraged to become "Phil For A Day" by donating the $10 to a UI program of their choice.

Pappajohn makes students 'Phil for a Day'

Leading philanthropist provides lecture attendees with $10 bills, encourages donations to UI causes
On Oct. 9, John Pappajohn visited campus for the first in a new series of fall “Life With Phil” lectures centered on philanthropy. As a special surprise, he gave each student in attendance $10 to donate to the University of Iowa program of their choosing.
Herky "helps" the Pandelirium Steel Drum Band set up their instruments on the Pentacrest for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' We Are Phil celebration on Wednesday, September 30.

UI faculty, staff embrace 'We Are Phil'

Culture of philanthropy continues to grow with annual campaign
The University of Iowa celebrated its third annual "We Are Phil" giving appeal for faculty and staff last week—and the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues.
While the Hawkeye Marching Band entertained the crowd outside the College of Pharmacy at lunchtime on Friday, 10/17, Herky and Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor in the college, paused for a selfie.

UI faculty and staff give back

'We Are Phil' turns 3; campaign runs Sept. 28-Oct. 2
Last academic year, more than 3,100 University of Iowa faculty and staff members made charitable donations to support the university, with their contributions amounting to more than $4 million. Now in its third year, We Are Phil will hold its annual appeal Sept. 28-Oct. 2 on the UI campus.
Rendering of the planned UI Children's Hospital.

Building the new UI Children's Hospital

UI faculty and staff have a unique opportunity to be part of the project
University of Iowa faculty and staff have a unique opportunity to be recognized in the new UI Children's Hospital on a special donor wall reserved just for UI employees.