Tag: professorships

Inspirational Gift Invests in UW Faculty

Philanthropists John ’55 and Tashia ’55 Morgridge have just announced a landmark gift of $100 million, continuing their long history of investing in the future of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Encouraging Collaboration for Better Health

Evidence increasingly shows that nurses, physicians and pharmacists will need to collaborate more and communicate more closely to deliver affordable, top-quality health care. With an eye to encouraging a new, cooperative health-care model, Richard Sinaiko and his wife, Patricia, have established a new professorship in the School of Nursing.

Henry Luce Foundation Continues Support for Computer Sciences

The University of Wisconsin Foundation recently received the third of five installments of $120,000 each from the Henry Luce Foundation to continue its support for the Clare Boothe Luce Professorship in Computer Sciences at UW-Madison. The goal of the Clare Boothe Luce Program is “to encourage women to enter, study, graduate and teach” in disciplines in which they have been historically underrepresented and to increase the number of women in those fields.