2014 Gift Report


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In Depth
In gratitude for your pride in and passion for our college of engineering.
By Dean Ian Robertson

$25 million gift creates unique institute
The Grainger Institute for Engineering will drive technological breakthroughs that will enhance the success of U.S. industries and fuel economic growth in the nation.
By Renee Meiller

New design lab is critical part of BME undergraduate education
The laboratory fund-raising effort inspired several alumni to make gifts.
By John Steeno

Wish you were here
A 20-year tradition in Florida keeps alumni connected with the college.
By Scott Gordon

Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers
Alumni Bob Olson and Michael Szewczyk emphasize the value of studying abroad.
By Scott Gordon

A foundation for the future
Ongoing support helps engineering students gain broad perspective.
By Scott Gordon

Professorships keep CBE on global stage
Shoemaker professorships help fund activities that are not covered through traditional research grants.
By Scott Gordon

Strong engineers, strong community
The L.E.E.D. Scholars Program is important in retaining top-tier students from underrepresented groups.
By Scott Gordon

Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work
ME and EMA seniors learn to take ownership of their ideas and be responsible for their success.
By Renee Meiller

Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary
Arthur Dodd understood the future of materials science before just about anyone else at UW-Madison.
By Scott Gordon

A life-saver
Fellowship helps PhD student move MRSA models forward.
By John Steeno

Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers
Alum hopes $200,000 gift will help students develop problem-solving skills and acquire multidisciplinary experiences.
By Scott Gordon

Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion
Alum John Holton wants to help expand the engineering footprint in healthcare.
By John Steeno

F.M. Young Award still recognizing top students after 64 years
Fred Young’s son considers the scholarship a tradition that honors his father’s association with the college.
By Adam Malecek

CBE grad program
Ongoing advancements in education and research.
By Scott Gordon