2011 Gift Report

Bucky Wagon

Gifts that last for life

PERSPECTIVE GIFT REPORT 2011

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Gifts that last for life
Engineers today require both great disciplinary technical depth and interdisciplinary and cultural breadth to tackle the complex global challenges we all face. Alumni and friends are vital to this goal. Read this.
By UW Foundation

In Depth
We all have a stake in college excellence. Read this.
By John Berndt (BSEE ’63)

Conduit from Rufus King to Madison
Scholarship attracts top students from the Milwaukee high school. Read this.
By Brian Mattmiller

Turning a red fire engine ‘green’
The Bucky Wagon is back and looking better than ever, thanks to many donors who supported a two-year makeover. Read this.
By Mark Riechers

Dedication to students lives on
Through bequest, Professor Obert remains a champion for undergrads. Read this.
By Renee Meiller

Entrepreneur rolls profits into ed
New fund carries ECE grad students through their academic careers. Read this.
By Mark Riechers

Connect for Life
Initiative emphasizes the importance of philanthropy in student education. Read this.
By Brian Mattmiller

Nine to five in two
Funded research project lands grad student a full-time job. Read this.
By Christie Taylor

Retaining quality faculty
Collective giving keeps star prof on board. Read this.
By Christie Taylor

New space for teaching timeless skills
Classroom meets 21st-century small-group learning needs. Read this.
By Christie Taylor

A legacy of lessons learned
Professorship advances educational excellence. Read this.
By Christie Taylor

‘Great people’ in the College of Engineering
Three deserving students who have benefited from a special university scholarship. Read this.
By Mark Riechers