NFL Players Association: $100 Million grant to Harvard

David Cameron,  http://hms.harvard.edu/news/nfl-players-association-teams-harvard-1-29-13 The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has granted Harvard Medical School a $100 million grant to create a transformative 10-year initiative—the Harvard Integrated Program to Protect and Improve the Health of NFLPA Members. The program will marshal the intellectual, scientific and medical expertise throughout Harvard University to discover new approaches to […]

Grainger pledges $100 Million to Engineering at Illinois

Staff Reporting, http://engineering.illinois.edu/news/2013/01/28/100-million-pledge-college-engineering-illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise announced today that The Grainger Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois, has pledged $100 million to support the College of Engineering through establishment of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative. The contribution is made in memory and honor of William W. Grainger, a 1919 Illinois graduate […]

Johns Hopkins receives $350 Million commitment from Michael R. Bloomberg

Office of Communications Staff Report, http://hub.jhu.edu/2013/01/26/bloomberg-gift. Philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has committed $350 million to Johns Hopkins University, anchoring a major initiative aimed at bringing significant innovation to U.S. higher education. The total commitment – the largest ever to the university – lifts Bloomberg’s lifetime giving to Johns Hopkins beyond […]