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Historic $120 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation

Historic $120 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has received a $120 million gift, the largest private philanthropic commitment in its history, to further...
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Private support for CU reaches record high of $440.4 million
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Private support for CU reaches record high of $440.4 million

Continuing an unprecedented run of philanthropic growth, the University of Colorado for the ninth consecutive year saw a record-breaking total of private...
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Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center part of longstanding partnership

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center part of longstanding partnership

Leadership commitment names UCHealth Eye Center program at Anschutz Medical Campus
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Heritage Society welcomes 140 new members at annual luncheon

Heritage Society welcomes 140 new members at annual luncheon

Two couples, and the surgeon who performed a life-saving transplant that united them, received a hero’s welcome at the annual University of Colorado Heritage...
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KPWE luncheon, fundraising raises $136,000 for unstoppable women

KPWE luncheon, fundraising raises $136,000 for unstoppable women

The success of seven women, who overcame multiple obstacles to earn a UCCS degree, was celebrated during the 14th Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment Unstoppable...
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Benson Society gala salutes CU’s most generous benefactors
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Benson Society gala salutes CU’s most generous benefactors

Cyrus McCrimmon Singer-songwriter Judy Collins, center, with President Bruce and Marcy Benson at the Benson Society gala on Saturday. CU celebrated the...
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CU Denver celebrates first named building

CU Denver celebrates first named building

There’s cause for gratitude this holiday season as CU Denver celebrates a $10 million gift and official name for its new landmark, the Lola & Rob Salazar...
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New donor walls showcase generosity and vision of CU Anschutz philanthropic community

New donor walls showcase generosity and vision of CU Anschutz philanthropic community

Over the summer, the Office of Advancement installed two new recognition displays to celebrate the support and vision of our benefactors. Located in Research...
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CU continues record-setting private support: $386.3 million
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CU continues record-setting private support: $386.3 million

The University of Colorado set a new record in fundraising this year thanks to $386.3 million in private contributions. Reflecting an increase of $1.8 million...
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Landmark $38 million gift, new partnership make CU Anschutz a national leader in mental health care for veterans

Landmark $38 million gift, new partnership make CU Anschutz a national leader in mental health care for veterans

Thanks to a gift of $38 million from The Marcus Foundation, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will soon become a national model for the...
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Roser Piano and Keyboard Department named after gift from longtime music champion

Roser Piano and Keyboard Department named after gift from longtime music champion

Thompson. Eklund. Ritter. For the CU Boulder College of Music community, these are household names, spoken with gratitude and always associated with a deep-...
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Balsells honored for donations in excess of $1 million

Balsells honored for donations in excess of $1 million

Representatives from Bal Seal Engineering visited campus April 5 to accept an award on behalf of the company’s founder who surpassed $1 million in cumulative...
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Donor Dinner recognizes power of giving

Donor Dinner recognizes power of giving

It is with the generosity and vision of Joyce Zeff and the Zeff family that Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, is pioneering new treatment options for people like Polly...
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Comcast contributes $5 million to establish innovative media center

Comcast contributes $5 million to establish innovative media center

The University of Colorado Denver has announced the launch of the Comcast Media and Technology Center, a new academic facility made possible by a cash and in-...
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Bruce and Marcy Benson honored for exceptional philanthropy
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Bruce and Marcy Benson honored for exceptional philanthropy

Elizabeth Collins/University of Colorado CU President Bruce and Marcy Benson receive the 2016 Outstanding Philanthropist Award. Some of the University of...
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Donors in spotlight for helping ‘faculty, staff and students push the boundaries of the possible’
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Donors in spotlight for helping ‘faculty, staff and students push the boundaries of the possible’

The annual Donor Recognition Dinner highlighted stories of risk-taking entrepreneurs, benefactors who have touched the learning pursuits of CU Denver and the...
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Private support shines at Golden and Growing reception

Private support shines at Golden and Growing reception

UCCS leaders announced Wednesday $31 million in private support commitments to fund several arts and health care priorities.
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Julia Cummings with her husband, Steve, and youngest son, Emerson.
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Philanthropy at Work: Julia Cummings

Julia Cummings is the director of marketing at the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. She also is a two-time CU...
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Alumnus gifts more than $6 million to CU-Boulder to bolster economics, Baroque music

An estate gift of just over $6 million from a music-loving economics alumnus will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and...
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CU mobilizes for #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the University of Colorado is joining a new global effort called #GivingTuesday to promote philanthropy by encouraging CU alumni, faculty,...
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Finlaw to lead CU Foundation

Jack Finlaw is a Denver attorney and community leader with wide-ranging experience in the corporate world, the nonprofit sector, and state and local government.
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Philanthropy at Work: Jones and Federico

M. Douglas Jones Jr., M.D, his daughter Monica Federico, M.D., and son-in-law Steven Federico, M.D., decided to give $20,000 for a current-use diversity...
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High-schooler makes meaningful contributions to Alzheimer’s disease research

When Anna Newman was a young child, her grandmother taught her how to identify day lilies by their Latin names. When Anna was 9, her grandmother was diagnosed...
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Boulder businessman’s gift sparks $2 million CU Opera endowment

Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that...
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Philanthropy at Work: Carol Hammond

Hammond says that fighting cancer is a passion because of the ubiquitous nature of the disease. Many of her friends are cancer survivors. In addition to her...

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