15-17: UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION.
Research,” institute, Council on Undergraduate Research, at California State
University, in Northridge, Calif. Contact:
CUR, 734 15th Street, N. W., Suite 550,
Washington, D.C. 20005-1013; (202)
783-4810, fax (202) 783-4811, cur@cur.
15-19: COMMUNICATIONS. Annual convention, Western States Communication
Association, in Denver, Colo. Contact:
Sara Hayden, (406) 243-4333, sara.
16-17: MA THEMATICS. Conference, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges’ Georgia chapter, at Georgia Perimeter College, in Lawrenceville,
Ga. Contact: Kouok Law, email@example.com,
16-17: MATHEMATICS. Regional meeting,
American Mathematical Association of
Two-Year Colleges’ Florida chapter and
American Mathematical Association at
Tallahassee Community College, in Tallahassee, Fla. Contact: Byron Dyce, byron.
16-19: TECHNOLOGY. “E-Learning
2008,” annual conference, Instructional
Technology Council, at St. Petersburg
College, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Contact:
(202) 293-3132, http://itcnetwork.org
16-20: LAW. Annual Conference on Law
and Higher Education, Stetson College of
Law and National Association of Student
Personnel Administrators, in Clearwater,
Fla. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://
17-19: ACADEMIC ADVISING. Academic
Advising Administrators’ Institute, National Academic Advising Association,
in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Nacada,
2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 225, Manhattan, Kan. 66502; (785) 532-5717, fax
450 West Main Street, P.O. Box 1176
Covington, Va. 24426
SCIENCE. To buy instructional laboratory equipment and materials to study
allied health and provide forensic-sci-ence training: $147,500 partial challenge grant to Dabney S. Lancaster
COMMUNI TY FOUNDATION FOR
333 West Fort Street, Suite 2010
Detroit, Mich. 48226
ARTS AND CULTURE. To preserve,
restore, catalog, and display 18 outdoor sculptures and 125 works of art:
$124,500 to Wayne State U. (Mich.).
DEUTSCHE BANK AMERICAS
60 Wall Street, Floor 21
New York, N. Y. 10005
TEACHER EDUCATION. To promote
teaching as a career path and provide
professional development and support
for teachers: $1-million to City U. of
New York and Schott Foundation for
Public Education (Cambridge, Mass.).
BILL & MELINDA GATES
P.O. Box 23350
Seattle, Wash. 98102
MEDICAL RESEARCH. For research on
trachoma, a bacterial eye infection that
can cause blindness: $1-million to the
Johns Hopkins U.
50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1100
Atlanta, Ga. 30303
HEALTH. To strengthen the quality of
home- and community-based health-care
services by providing online training
for professional health aides and family members who serve as caregivers
in Georgia: $101,000 to U. of Georgia,
Institute of Gerontology.
JAMES IRVINE FOUNDATION
575 Market Street, Suite 3400
San Francisco, Calif. 94105
ADMISSIONS. To promote effective col-lege-counseling practices among new
high-school counselors in California to
increase college-attendance rates among
poor students: $680,000 over two years
to the College Entrance Examination
Board (New York, N.Y.).
EMMA ECCLES JONES
c/o Clark P. Giles
P.O. Box 45385
Salt Lake City, Utah 84145
FACILITIES. To build an education and
research building and endow professorships in early-childhood education:
$25-million to Utah State U., College of
Education and Human Services.
2801 North Meridian Street
P.O. Box 88068
Indianapolis, Ind. 46208
FACILITIES. To construct and equip
a new building for the Jacobs School
of Music, and for a program to attract
professors and scholars to the School
of Law: $69-million to Indiana U. at
GORDON AND BET T Y MOORE
P.O. Box 29910
San Francisco, Calif. 94129
ASTRONOMY. To develop and help
build a nearly 100-foot telescope: $100-
million each over nine years to the
California Institute of Technology and
U. of California system.
BURTON D. MORGAN
22 Aurora Street
Hudson, Ohio 44236
ECONOMICS. To support two Economics for Leaders programs and one
Economic Forces in American History
program at the College of Wooster:
$125,000 to Foundation for Teaching
Economics (Davis, Calif.).
NATION WIDE CORPORATION
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, Ohio 43215
BUSINESS. To support fellowships, research, and the curriculum in insurance
risk management: $1.1-million to Ohio
State U., Fisher College of Business.
POLK BROS. FOUNDATION
20 West Kinzie Street, Suite 1110
Chicago, Ill. 60610
EDUCATION. To support professional
development for 30 public-school principals in Chicago: $400,000 over two
years to DePaul U., Center for Urban
RADY FAMILY FOUNDATION
11455 El Camino Real, Suite 200
San Diego, Calif. 92130
BUSINESS. To support construction
projects: $5-million to U. of California
at San Diego, Rady School of Management.
TOYOTA USA FOUNDATION
9 West 57th Street, Suite 4900
New York, N. Y. 10019
SCIENCE. To develop a collaborative,
interdisciplinary online master’s-degree
program for elementary- and high-school science teachers: $540,345 over
four years to U. of Nebraska at Lincoln.
GIF TS & BEQUESTS
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT
FULLERTON. For the business school:
$30-million from Steven Mihaylo.
CUMBERLAND COUNTY COLLEGE. To
endow the Healthcare Career Pathways
Program: $1-million from Paul Navone.
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY. To increase
enrollment in the Latino-ministry program that is part of the master of arts
in pastoral studies and to develop a
doctoral concentration in the emerging
field at the Graduate School of Religion
and Religious Education: $100,000 over
three years from an anonymous donor.
MORAVIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY.
For the strategic plan: $6.1-million bequest from Charles D. Couch.
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII HONOLULU
COMMUNITY COLLEGE. To endow three
scholarship funds: more than
$3.4-million from Norman W.H. Loui.
(785) 532-7732, email@example.com, http://
17-20: FOOD SERVICES. “Inspirational…
By Nature,” Pacific regional conference,
National Association of College and
University Food Services, in Vancouver,
B.C. Contact: Nacufs, 1405 South Har-
rison Road, Suite 305, Michigan State
University, East Lansing, Mich. 48824;
(517) 332-2494, fax (517) 332-8144;
17-20: IN TERNATIONAL EDUCATION.
Annual conference, Association for In-
ternational Education Administrators, in
Washington, D.C. Contact: http://www.
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18-19: ADMISSIONS. “Critical Issues in
Transfer Credit: A Perspective for the
Future,” annual conference, American
Association of Collegiate Registrars
and Admissions Officers, in Washington, D. C. Contact: Janet Szamosszegi,
(202) 293-9161, ext. 6806, janets@ aacrao.org, http://www.aacrao.org
18-20: COMMUNIT Y COLLEGES. “
Developing Global Partnerships,” conference,
International Association of Community
and Further Education Colleges, World
Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics,
and American Association of Community
Colleges, in New York, N. Y. Contact: Allen Edwards, (865) 694-6616, aedwards@ pstcc.edu, http://www.iaoc.org
19: ENERGY. “Deploying a Wind Turbine
for Your Campus,” online conference,
Academic Impressions. Contact: Kevin
Kientz, Academic Impressions, 4643 South
Ulster Street, Suite 350, Denver, Colo.
80237; (720) 488-6800, fax (303) 741-0849,
19-20: CULTURAL STUDIES. “Jazz History
and Culture: an Academic Conference in
Honor of Lionel Hampton’s 100th Birth-
day,” conference, University of Idaho,
in Moscow, Idaho. Contact: Katherine
Aiken, College of Letters, Arts & Social
Sciences, University of Idaho, P.O. Box
443154, Moscow, Idaho 83844-3154;
(208) 885-7885, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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