Two new gifts totaling $8.2 million to LSA from alumna and retired professor Ilene Forsyth will secure the future study of medieval art at the University of Michigan and provide educational and research opportunities for faculty and students.
A $2.5 million gift by the Kohn Charitable Trust to the University of Michigan will establish a new professorship of social justice and social policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
With less than one month remaining in the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign, 393,000 donors have given a record-breaking $5.11 billion as of Dec. 1, including more than $1.17 billion for student support.
Donors made 12,635 gifts to the University of Michigan on the fifth annual Giving Blueday, held on Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day of giving.
The University of Michigan’s fifth annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign for hundreds of different programs and university causes, will be Nov. 27. This year, the university hopes to garner more than 10,000 gifts in support of Michigan.
After the Victors for Michigan celebration Friday afternoon, the U-M Museum of Art opened to a public, after hours celebration that gave the campus community an opportunity to continue the celebration, tour museum galleries and offer cards of thanks to those who helped make the fundraising campaign so successful.
From funding cancer research discoveries to supporting student scholarships, the University of Michigan community on Friday celebrated the Victors for Michigan campaign's impact on research, learning, patient care and student support.
Grand Rapids business and community leaders Mike and Sue Jandernoa are intensifying their efforts to improve the mathematics proficiency of Michigan schoolchildren through a partnership with the University of Michigan.
Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Donors to the University of Michigan made gifts totaling $5,541,901 during the third annual Giving Blueday, which coincided with Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving.
Total giving surpassed last year’s donations by more than $1 million. More than 7,364 donors gave to Michigan. Most gifts were less than $100.