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.
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One Day for the University of Iowa

Oct. 26 fundraising event will benefit all areas at the UI
The first-ever One Day for Iowa, a 24-hour fundraising event to be held on Oct. 26, will benefit all areas of the UI.
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Faculty and staff giving continues to grow

2016 marks We Are Phil’s fourth year
University of Iowa employees have numerous reasons for contributing to the UI during the annual We Are Phil faculty and staff giving program, which will take place Oct. 10–14 this year. Read on to see what motivates people to give.

The Loop UI to hold Deeded Body Program memorial service Sept. 23

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., in Iowa City.

New scholarship fund built on collective generosity

The University of Iowa Foundation’s new Forever More Scholarship will come from the collective giving of many individual alumni and friends making modest contributions. Any UI student could benefit from it: There are no restrictions on college, area of study, hometown, or background.
Graduation Herky returned to the Pentacrest just in time for Phil’s day—and wore a sash to celebrate.

Philanthropy easy to see on Phil's Day

Fifth annual event celebrates donor support for the University of Iowa
Check out how the University of Iowa highlighted philanthropy on Phil’s Day.