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Recent sightings: Fill the Hill

October 7, 2014

Plastic pink flamingos flock to Bascom Hill Tuesday, Oct. 7, for the annual "Fill the Hill" event, an initiative of the UW’s Annual Campaign. Event volunteers place a pink flamingo on Bascom Hill for each donation between 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and 5 p.m. Oct. 7.

Give happy: Gretchen Rubin says philanthropy can spur a cycle of happiness

September 17, 2014

If you’re happy and you know it, do something good for someone else. If you’re not happy and you want to get there, do the same.

Two honored for advancing status of UW women

November 5, 2013

Lynn Edlefson, campus child care coordinator and director of the Office of Child Care & Family Resources, and Steve Cramer, associate dean for academic affairs of the College of Engineering, are the recipients of this year’s Women's Philanthropy Council (WPC) Champion Awards at UW–Madison.

Julie Van Cleave named chief investment officer at UW Foundation

June 6, 2013

Julie Van Cleave, the former lead manager of the $5 billion, Bronze-rated Oppenheimer Capital Appreciation Fund, will join the University of Wisconsin Foundation investment team.

Strike against cancer at Bowlin’ for Colons

February 12, 2013

Bowlers from across Wisconsin plan to “pin” colorectal cancer by participating in the twelfth annual Bowlin’ for Colons fundraiser on Sunday, March 3.