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Dance Marathon needs a lot of support to keep thriving

Dance Marathon needs a lot of support to keep thriving

October 2, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff Coming from a community that emphasized volunteerism, I long knew that I enjoyed helping others. I also knew that I enjoyed working in a health-care setting in which children were involved. When I started my college career, these pas...

Honoring Mom by giving back to the UI

Honoring Mom by giving back to the UI

October 1, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff I became “Phil” shortly after I joined the staff at the University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business last fall. I had known about the We Are Phil campaign before, but after hearing that my fellow staff and faculty member...

Mentorship inspires philanthropy

Mentorship inspires philanthropy

September 30, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff Though the memories are becoming a little bit fuzzier as I get older, I still remember my first days on campus at the University of Iowa. I was welcomed to the study of business law by Professor Nancy Hauserman and encouraged to study ...

UI a fountain of progress and discovery, worthy of our support

UI a fountain of progress and discovery, worthy of our support

September 30, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff The University of Iowa is a beacon of progress and discovery, a world-class institution benefiting Iowans and pursuing discoveries that have no boundaries. Here are summaries of only a few initiatives that make the UI great: The Iowa Ini...

Reflecting on the multifaceted impact of philanthropy

Reflecting on the multifaceted impact of philanthropy

September 29, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff   Philanthropy affects people in many different ways, and my understanding of this truth has evolved with my changing roles and experiences. When I was an undergraduate at the University of Iowa in the early 1980s, I received an...

Phil is about paying it forward

Phil is about paying it forward

September 28, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff It has been both an honor and a pleasure to be a co-head of the We Are Phil faculty and staff campaign at the University of Iowa. I’ve been able to share my passion for the university and support the philanthropic efforts that contribute ...

Philanthropy plays essential role at Children’s Hospital

Philanthropy plays essential role at Children’s Hospital

September 28, 2015

Check out more about Phil here: www.uifoundation.org/facultystaff In my role as executive director of University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, I often get the chance to engage with potential donors who are interested in giving to the new UI Children’s Hospital Building Fund. I tell them that kid...