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.
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All signs point to 'Phil'

Phil's Day 2016, set for April 28, will inform UI campus of philanthropic benefits
On April 28, the University of Iowa campus will plainly see the impact of "Phil." The annual Phil's Day campaign, which "tags" campus locations with gold ribbons to highlight philanthropic benefit, has raised awareness and increased students' philanthropic pursuits.
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UI reaches 'For Iowa. Forever More.' $1.7 billion campaign goal

Donations from alumni, friends benefit all areas of the university
The University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Foundation announced March 9 that 194,541 UI alumni and friends have contributed $1.7 billion to "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa," reaching the campaign’s goal.

Family's gift creates Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy at the UI

Academy is unique among public research universities
The University of Iowa has established an early entrance academy for high-ability 10th-graders, making it among the first of such academies at a public research university in the nation.
Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga

International Accents Iowa's man in Japan

Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga (M.S. in industrial engineering, 1953), 93, reflects on his experiences coming to the UI in 1951 on a Government Aid and Relief In Occupied Areas scholarship. He describes getting his degree in the Iowa Field House from then-President Virgil Hancher as "the happiest moment of my life.”