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'For Iowa. Forever More' campaign raises $1.975 billion

More than 272,000 individuals contributed to historic fundraising endeavor
On Feb. 6, the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Foundation announced the successful conclusion of For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa. The campaign yielded $1.975 billion from more than 272,000 alumni and friends of the university.

Appointments Strack, Usachev named J.P. Long Professors of Pharmacology

Stefan Strack and Yuriy Usachev, both professors of pharmacology, have been appointed to endowed professorships named for a former chairman of the department, John Paul Long. The five-year appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Honors Wolf named Callaghan Chair in Sports Medicine

Brian Wolf, professor in the University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, has been appointed the John and Kim Callaghan Chair in Sports Medicine. The five-year appointment became effective Dec. 1.
The Ted Pacha Family Club will be part of the north end zone renovations at Kinnick Stadium. The club will be named in honor of Ted Pacha, who made a $5 million gift toward the fundraising campaign for the project.

Kinnick renovation project receives leadership gift

Ted Pacha, a longtime Hawkeye supporter, makes major commitment to Kinnick Edge Campaign
Iowa City resident Ted Pacha and his wife, Deb, have made a $5 million leadership gift to the Kinnick Edge Campaign, which will help with renovations to the north end zone at Kinnick Stadium.

The Smithsonian Tom Brokaw’s historic cache of papers will be preserved

Tom Brokaw, a noted journalist whose career has spanned over five decades, announced that his personal papers will be preserved at the University of Iowa Libraries. The collection, including Brokaw’s brushes with some of history’s most fascinating and frustrating events, will become available to students and scholars beginning in 2017.

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust gives $45 million to University of Iowa to support Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Gift is the largest to the ‘For Iowa. Forever More.’ campaign
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.
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Turning a dream into a reality

UI dedicates new children’s hospital
The University of Iowa dedicated the new UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Nov. 11, 2016. The 14-story, 507,000-square-foot facility will offer private rooms for all patients, eight pediatric operating rooms, a pediatric pharmacy, a playground, gardens, a library, and an interactive theater.
Marc and Brandi Janssen, well-loved Iowa roots musicians, entertained faculty and staff during a We Are Phil lunchtime gathering in the College of Public Health. Brandi is a faculty member in the college and director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural S

Philanthropic week filled with activity

Revisit scenes from We Are Phil campaign
Oct. 10 through 14 marked the fourth annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff. Last week, faculty and staff volunteers hosted more than 40 events across campus, where they collected pledges and donations and shared their own stories about philanthropy.