14 février 2019

The role of philanthropy for the SDGs is not what you expect

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"When doctors see symptoms that are associated with common ailments, they are told to think that a typical disease, not an exotic one, is the cause. If a child arrives to a clinic with a fever, doctors first look for a common infection that could explain the symptoms, not Kawasaki. More...

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27 janvier 2019

Bloomberg's Gift and the Role of Endowments

HomeMichael Bloomberg recently made a big splash by promising to make a gift of $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. The primary purpose of this gift -- the largest in history to any university -- is to make the endowment large enough to ensure that Hopkins can maintain need-blind admission and meet full financial need for all students indefinitely into the future. More...

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07 janvier 2019

La philanthropie à l'honneur ? les 4 et 5 juillet 2018 à Bâle

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. La neuvième conférence internationale du réseau européen de recherche sur la philanthropie, ERNOP, se tiendra les 4 et 5 juillet 2019 à l'Université de Bâle en Suisse sur le thème La philanthropie à l'honneur. Plus...

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21 décembre 2018

Fralins give $50M to Virginia Tech

University Business Magazine logoA Roanoke family is giving $50 million to Virginia Tech to be used to attract top-ranked scientists to its Roanoke research center and to hasten the pace of the region’s economic growth. More...

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Ecolab donates $5M to University of Minnesota

University Business Magazine logoSt. Paul-based Ecolab is giving $5 million to the University of Minnesota to support research and education on environmental sustainability. More...

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18 décembre 2018

Michael Bloomberg: Why I’m giving $1.8B for college financial aid

University Business Magazine logoHere’s a simple idea I bet most Americans agree with: No qualified high school student should ever be barred entrance to a college based on his or her family’s bank account. Yet it happens all the time. More...

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30 novembre 2018

Good Intentions, but…

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Michael Bloomberg has rightly attracted attention for donating $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University for financial aid for low- and middle-income students, and for ensuring that JHU’s admissions remain “need-blind” for the foreseeable future. More...

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28 novembre 2018

‘How Corporate Cash Bought American Higher Education’

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. New book outlines how rich donors have become more assertive about how their money should be used and explores the costs to higher ed. More...

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06 novembre 2018

Growing college student philanthropists

University Business Magazine logoHigher ed institutions commonly work with students and staff on giving-related programs, and some are now opening offices for student philanthropy. More...

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05 novembre 2018

For a university and a top billionaire donor, a huge bet on AI

University Business Magazine logoWith a $1 billion plan to restructure the school around computer science and artificial intelligence, MIT is making a huge bet on fields that are ruling the tech industry, but are also seeping into many other areas of life. More...

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