Technology: IU receives $60M donation, its 2nd largest private gift in history - Paul Walker: his daughter receives $ 10 million and Michelle Rodriguez apologizes! - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

Technology IU receives $60M donation, its 2nd largest private gift in history

19:11  18 october  2019
19:11  18 october  2019 Source:   indystar.com

Cal Football Unveils New Locker Room Gifted by Aaron Rodgers

Cal Football Unveils New Locker Room Gifted by Aaron Rodgers Cal Football Unveils New Locker Room Gifted by Aaron Rodgers

The Special Olympics has received a million donation , the largest single private gift in the organization's 47-year history . Kara Finnstrom reports.

It was the second - largest gift in WGCU history when it was announced. WGCU is a public radio and television broadcaster. The committee was formed after Bradshaw was criticized for giving two administrators contracts that automatically renew if they receive good performance reviews.

An Indiana University alumnus has given $60 million to Indiana University for the creation of an artificial intelligence center. It is the second largest private gift in the university's history.

The historic donation came from Fred Luddy, an IU grad and the founder of ServiceNow, a Silicon Valley-based information technology business that Forbes recently named the world's most innovative company, according to a news release.

Luddy's donation will be used to construct a new building to house a center focused on AI. The center will be called the Luddy Center for Artificial Intelligence and will fall under the university's School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering in Bloomington.

'Conservative' string attached to $50 million college gift

'Conservative' string attached to $50 million college gift A $50 million gift made earlier this year to Virginia's largest public university was given specifically to "promote the conservative principles of governance," newly released documents show, raising concerns from critics that it compromises academic freedom at the school. 

The gift , announced Tuesday, is expected to exceed $ 60 … Seattle Children’s, the largest children’s hospital and pediatric research center in Washington state, says it has received the second largest donation in its history from the late Seattle businessman Bruce Leven, who passed away in

Seattle Children’s hospital received the second largest charitable donation in their 111-year history from the late businessman Bruce Leven. The donation is expected to exceed $ 60 million. The hospital says the legacy gift will be used to create the Bruce Leven Endowed Fund, which will help care for all

a tall building in a city park: The IU School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering will now be named for Fred Luddy in recognition of his generous gift and continued leadership and support of the school's mission.© Photo by James Brosher, Indiana University The IU School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering will now be named for Fred Luddy in recognition of his generous gift and continued leadership and support of the school's mission.

That school now has a new name: the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering.

"On behalf of all of Indiana University, I want to express our most grateful thanks to Fred Luddy for this magnificent gift, which comes on top of a previous outstanding gift he made to IU that enabled the construction of the superb Luddy Hall," IU President Michael McRobbie said in the release.

Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research

Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother. 

While the donation is the largest in Harvard's history , there are several others that top it in higher ed overall on the Chronicle of Higher Education's list. Brothers Ronnie and Gerald Chan are the Hong Kong businessmen behind the Morningside Foundation, and they have major interests in Chinese real

Kansas State University received a $ 60 million gift Friday from the family of longtime benefactor Jack Vanier, the largest private donation in school history . The gift will be used for a range of academic programs along with the latest round of athletic development. The Vanier family has donated millions

The center will initially focus on AI approaches to digital health. It will feature "state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces dedicated to supporting IU faculty and students doing pioneering work in AI and machine learning."

In addition, the grant will help create six endowed chairs, six endowed professorships and six endowed faculty fellowships, along with graduate and undergraduate scholarships.

Luddy is a New Castle native who graduated from IU in the 1970s. In 2017, he received an honorary IU Doctor of Humane Letters in 2017.

"It is the imagination and determination of people that drive technology that makes an impact in real lives," Luddy said in the release. "This gift will allow the next generation of researchers and students to bring together their knowledge, wisdom and ideas to create things that we never thought possible.

Luddy's gift is the second major announcement for IU's investment in AI, according to the release. In June the university announced it would acquire a new AI supercomputer, Big Red 200. It will be the fastest university-owned supercomputer in the nation and is expected to be fully operational in January.

Stanford University Accepted $50,000 Gift From Jeffrey Epstein

Stanford University Accepted $50,000 Gift From Jeffrey Epstein Stanford University received a $50,000 donation from a foundation funded by deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, a spokesman said Friday. © Rick Friedman/Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis/Getty Images Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Epstein was convicted of having sex with an underaged woman. The donation came in 2004, two years before allegations involving Epstein’s sexual conduct with young girls started making news. The gift went to the university’s physics department.

Kutztown University announced Thursday that it has received .4 million, the largest private donation in the school's history . Prior to Wehr's bequest, the largest single gift in the foundation's history was nearly .6 million, received in June Since its inception in 1983, the foundation has

CHICAGO (CBS) — Roosevelt University announced Monday that it has received a million donation , the largest in the school’s 71-year history . “This magnificent gift will be used to support student scholarships, in accordance with Mrs. Rosaline Cohn’s wishes,” university president Ali

Support our journalism

Please support the work of IndyStar reporters and visual journalists by becoming a subscriber today. Get unlimited digital access here!

Contact IndyStar reporter Elizabeth DePompei at 317-444-6196 or [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter: @edepompei.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: IU receives $60M donation, its 2nd largest private gift in history

Give the gift of actionable health insights with AncestryHealth® from Ancestry.com .
CNN Underscored partnered with Ancestry to create this content. When you make a purchase, CNN receives revenue. CNN news staff is not involved at all in the selections or product reviews. For more on what we do and how we do it, visit our About Us page. © Provided by Cable News Network, Inc.Consumer genomics has taken off in recent years, opening up whole new avenues for discovering more about your family, your origins and yourself. Access to this information has led many on personal journeys of discovery and growth. But taking actionable health steps based on it has proved elusive, in part due to the quality and type of testing available.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 16
This is interesting!