Secret Admirer Gives $7M To MSU Geology Department

The East Lansing university knows the donor, a Michigan State graduate who prefers to remain anonymous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Alfred Taubman gives a major gift to the Unversity of Michigan in the name of medical research. (Credit: UMweb)

Taubman Boosts Support To UM To $142 Million

Billionaire businessman A. Alfred Taubman has become the University of Michigan’s largest individual donor ever, with total giving of more than $142 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

Organ Donation Checkoff Proposed For Tax Forms

Michigan’s secretary of state wants to make organ donation easier by adding a checkoff box on annual tax forms.


Transplantee Dies After Getting Smoker's Lungs

Lyndsey Scott, a 28-year-old transplant recipient, thought her life was about to be saved. But the lungs she received belonged to someone who had smoked for 30 years. Five months later she was dead.