Sarah Radden and the University of Michigan Seal

‘You can be here, too’

An Alice Crocker Lloyd Alumnae Scholarship not only helped Sarah Radden (Dentistry Class of 2022) focus on her own studies, patients, and many exams, but also advocate for others and become a champion for diversity in dentistry.
Published 3.23.2022
Academic Support Graphics U-M

The future of learning

Through technology and educational research, the Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is building a global campus that provides extraordinary access to a wide community of learners, inspiring many to give back.
Published 3.23.2022
Rows of boxes in the Bentley library

Historical support

When Diane and Glen Tracy bought a $1,000 zero coupon bond in 1982 intending to use it for their son’s future college tuition, they could hardly have imagined their investment would end up supporting the Bentley Historical Library—and for more than 15 times that amount!
Published 1.25.2022
Portrait of Dyanna Bateman

Dyanna Bateman awarded Chris Armstrong Scholarship

LSA senior Dyanna Bateman was recently awarded the Chris Armstrong Scholarship through the Spectrum Center, where she is heavily involved in bolstering the LGBTQIA+ community. Leaders & Best speaks with Bateman about her impactful work on campus, and more.
Published 1.25.2022

Former Family Circle editor leaves legacy for student publications

Former Family Circle editor and University of Michigan alumnus Harold O. Warren has left a legacy for U-M student publications. A recent bequest from Warren will allow the Office of Student Publications to recognize and support student leaders.
Published 12.7.2021

Change agent

Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Robert Sellers (PhD ’90) shares his campus experience and gives his views on how DEI principles are vital to the fabric of everything the university does—including development.
Published 11.2.2021
Rebecca Cunningham

Science as the solution

Dr. Rebecca Cunningham (MedRes ’99), the University of Michigan’s vice president for research, speaks with Leaders & Best about the new Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention and how donors are helping to propel important research around gun violence.
Published 10.15.2021
Students celebrating Pride and the Spectrum 50th Anniversary logo

Howard Bragman creates million-dollar “coming out” fund at U-M

Bequest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Spectrum Center, the nation’s oldest LGBTQIA+ college support center, with its largest ever gift.
Published 8.27.2021

ISR’s Next Generation Initiative

Donor-funded awards support promising graduate scholars early in their careers. Meet four students whose research is changing lives.
Published 8.25.2021

Support to serve

"This scholarship has had a huge impact on me. It’s amazing that someone you don’t even know can alleviate the stress that comes with paying for college. This has afforded me the opportunity to take as many classes as I want in a semester to be on the road to becoming a doctor as fast as possible. I got really emotional when I found out."
Published 8.24.2021

Engineering a better future

Donor support allowed Stamps Scholar Easton Farrell (BSEBE ’21) to fully immerse himself in educational experiences beyond the classroom. From conducting research and singing in an a cappella group, to studying abroad in Europe, Easton made the most of his Michigan education.
Published 8.24.2021

Loyal annual giving donor endows scholarships, diversity program

Her commitment to DEI support is an extension of her career in corporate training and human resources.
Published 7.7.2021