STORIES OF IMPACT

Family honors Dr. W.E. Upjohn by naming U-M Peony Garden 100 years after his original gift

In 1922, W. E. Upjohn gave a gift of peonies to U-M that would become what is now the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. Now, his family has come together on the...
Published 5.20.2022

Introducing the D-SIP Class of 2022!

The Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP) welcomes our 16th cohort this year. We are pleased to bring back “in-person” Professional Development...
Published 5.10.2022

Supporting our troops

With philanthropic support, U-M’s Veteran & Military Services provides scholarships, peer mentoring, emergency financial assistance, academic workshops,...
Published 5.10.2022

‘We’re all in this together’

For Audrey Yung (Engineering Class of 2024), the Hong Kong Alumni Scholarship not only aids with tuition—it also makes her feel at home from half a world...
Published 5.2.2022

$11.5 Million Gift Fuels Innovation in Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research

Former PulteGroup chairman and CEO James Grosfeld’s gift is one of the largest investments of talent and resources in the country targeted at developing...
Published 4.20.2022

The Ginsberg Legacy: Honoring a life of service to others

William and Inger Ginsberg (above) honor parents Edward (AB ’38) and Rosalie Ginsberg with a gift to support a new building to house the Ginsberg Center for...
Published 3.24.2022

‘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...
Published 3.23.2022

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...
Published 3.23.2022

More than 10,000 donors take part in U-M’s eighth Giving Blueday

Students, faculty, alumni, and friends gave more than $4.3 million to support what they love about U-M during the 24-hour day of giving....
Published 3.23.2022

$12M gift of Chinese calligraphy transforms Asian art collection at U-M Museum of Art

By Christopher Ankney, UMMA ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan Museum of Art has received a gift of Chinese calligraphy from the family of Lo...
Published 2.8.2022

New U-M center seeks to make learning accessible to all youth

By Danielle Dimcheff, School of Education ANN ARBOR, Mich. – With a $14.7 million gift, U-M alumna Eileen Lappin Weiser is establishing The Eileen Lappin...
Published 2.3.2022

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...
Published 1.25.2022