Giving News

Giving to UM-Dearborn supports students, programs, and the campus as a whole. When you make a gift, it doesn't end with the signing of a check or a credit card transaction, but goes on to create endless possibilities for our campus. Your gifts fund scholarships for grateful students, establish new buildings, and support groundbreaking research. We are excited to share these inspiring stories here. 

Current News

CECS graduate students traveled to Australia as part of a highly selective MIT Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. Donor support helped make that trip possible.
Erica Magnuson, UM-Dearborn Mechanical Engineering, student has received the prestigious $10,000 Alan Mulally Scholarship, awarded to only ten students around the country.
Philanthropic leaders at U-M, Anthony and Cheryl (B.A. ’77) Chapekis are recipients of the university’s prestigious Hermelin Award, which honors exceptional fundraising volunteers. We talked with Cheryl about their new endowed scholarship on our campus.
The annual event saw 100 more donations than last year, totaling well over 300 gifts across the campus.
Lecturer Terry Ostrom’s 5,000-piece collection of museum-grade minerals, panned gold and fossils was donated to UM-Dearborn’s Department of Natural Sciences.
The UM-Dearborn Student Food Pantry is growing with the funding of donors, student groups and local organizations to serve a wide array of students and their families.
Fifty years in the making, one alumnus gives back to where it all began.
CAAS named its office space after Elie Razmi Khoury and Farideh Khoury following a significant gift by Nabil Khoury (’85 B.S.), his wife, Mouna, and sister, Dina Khoury Hanby (’91 B.A.).
UM-Dearborn students thank their scholarship donors for the financial support that has reshaped their university education and experience.
If you’re like most people, university development is unfamiliar or even foreign. I was in those shoes-- four months ago.
Partnering with the Michigan Corporate Relations Network, our Business Engagement Center awards 11 paid internships at growing Michigan small businesses
Mariana Doughan (B.S.E. Mech. ’15) explains the best reward of giving
Mustafa Abdullah (’16 A.B.) chose UM-Dearborn for the close-knit college experience where he could be active in class and get to know his professors. The recipient of a General Merit Scholarship, supported by university annual fund, he is entering the medical school in this month.
Young alumni share why they invest in student scholarships
May Jean Dong remarks from Celebrating Donors
Meet Camille Athena Rice, a Kochoff Scholarship recipient and CASL junior who represents the relentless nature that our university embodies
Joe and Bree Gunter and the Austin-Bolkosky Scholarship
New York family office consultant and philanthropist Eric Warren Goldman has long been a champion of Assistant Professor of Anthropology Patrick Beauchesne. His support helped a student contribute to Beauchesne's research.
Thousands of mushrooms and woodchips, hundreds of logs, and dozens of tools set the stage as volunteers from Ford Motor Company prepared to renovate the existing Mushroom Garden for the Environmental Interpretive Center.
On May 17, University of Michigan-Dearborn hosted its annual Celebrating Donors event in the Alexandria Ballroom at the Dearborn Inn.
This year the faculty, staff and retirees Give from Within campaign focused on honoring those who’ve made a Dearborn difference.
Fortune 500 CEO Jim Lico’s father was right when he said that Jim’s hard work, despite his struggles, would pay off in the end. Jim (’88 B.S.A.) established the Donald Thomas Lico Endowed Scholarship in his father’s memory, hoping to encourage and inspire the next generation of business leaders.
Meet Kaitlin Mormon, a Junge Family Endowed Scholarship Recipient, living out her dream of becoming an engineer.
A leader in the life sciences industry, David Spaight ('83 B.S.) credits the CASL Department of Chemistry with giving him the education and confidence to succeed. He supported the Natural Sciences Building equipment fund to make sure the program maintains its leading reputation.


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