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Morgridges give $100 million to invest in faculty

Posted on 19. Feb, 2015 by .

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In November 2014, UW-Madison received a landmark gift of $100 million from John and Tashia Morgridge. The kind of philanthropic support that sets UW-Madison apart among global institutions of higher education, the gift is the largest single contribution from individual donors in the history of the institution. The Morgridge gift will inspire and match donations [...]

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Investing in faculty excellence

Posted on 19. Feb, 2015 by .

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You may have heard recently that alumni John and Tashia Morgridge donated $100 million to UW-Madison. This exciting gift is the largest-ever contribution to the university from individual donors—and it will allow the university to invest more aggressively than ever before in recruiting, retaining and rewarding highly talented faculty. It also provides a dollar-for-dollar match [...]

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Natural resources: Support helps faculty become self-sustaining

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by .

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When a department hires a new faculty member, funding from the College of Engineering and the UW-Madison Graduate School helps to pay that person’s salary. However, new faculty also need a way to start research programs. Private gifts provide the initial support for faculty startup packages, which cover stipends, scholarships, and fellowships for students to [...]

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Looking up

Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by .

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Prestigious professorship is the impetus for a structural engineering renaissance at UW-Madison In our built environment, it seems even the sky’s not the limit. Over the past eight years, countries in the Middle East and Asia have completed the world’s five tallest skyscrapers. At 163 floors and 2,171 feet tall, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai [...]

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Retaining quality faculty

Posted on 09. Dec, 2011 by .

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Collective giving effort keeps star prof on board The offer was expansive: a chance to join the leadership of a new center for environmental technology in a brand-new building and a brand-new lab, collaboration with one of the leaders in the field of environmental engineering, and a chance to work in a state—Arizona—with huge support [...]

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