The University of Michigan School of Information announced that UMSI’s dean, Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, and his wife, Janet Netz, committed to a gift of $2.5 million to the school.
Walsh College announced Thursday that Tim Moore, managing shareholder at Doeren Mayhew Houston, with wife Sandra, have pledged the second largest donation from an alumnus in the history of the school.
New York real estate magnate and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is donating $200 million to the University of Michigan for its business school and athletics programs, the largest single donation to the school and among the largest single gifts in higher education history, officials announced Wednesday.
Ross’ $200 million gift is the largest single donation in the university’s history.
Wayne State University has received a $500,000 grant from the DTE Energy Foundation to help renovate College of Engineering teaching laboratories in electrical and computer engineering, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and biomedical engineering.
Kettering University will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 in the Campus Center building to unveil a new state-of-the-art security and high definition closed circuit television surveillance system that makes Kettering’s campus among the most secure in the country.
Starting this fall, federal government employees will have the option of choosing a payroll deduction benefiting a marijuana-related charity.
A new graduate student residence hall where students of different fields of study can more easily share ideas will be the product of the largest gift in the 196-year history of the University of Michigan.
Diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University in support of three student engineering teams.
Verizon Wireless donated $5,000 to CARE House of Oakland County, which provides programs and services for children and families to help prevent child abuse and neglect.