Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series Worthy to Serve the Suffering: Albert Schweitzer

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When: Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm Location: Methodist Petticrew Auditorium **Please Note– Lunch will not be provided. You are welcome to bring your lunch & eat during the presentation.** Objectives: 1. Outline the major contributions of Albert Schweitzer. 2. Describe the key elements of Schweitzer’s views on worthiness to serve the suffering. 3. […]

Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century

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Dr. Hines Mabika, “Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century” Date: 13 August 2015 Time: 12-1pm Location: IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute (4th floor of the IUPUI University Library, Room UL 4115P) Free Registration (see below) In 1949, the German-born Dr. Albert Schweitzer traveled […]

IUPUI associate dean Genevieve Shaker honored with professional group’s Emerging Scholar Award

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An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis administrator and professor has received national recognition for demonstrating a promising career as a researcher whose scholarship will shape the disciplines of philanthropy and fundraising. The Association of Fundraising Professionals has selected Genevieve G. Shaker, associate dean for development and external affairs in the IU School of Liberal Arts at […]

Volunteers’ actions still reverberate more than a decade on

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A handful of enthusiastic volunteers inspired Dean Valerie Eickmeier to create the John Herron Society. Because of their vision 13 years ago, more than 100 society members support the school’s mission with annual, unrestricted giving at a minimum of $1,000. Many give much more. While the numbers demonstrate the commitment of individuals in our community […]

China’s evolving philanthropy sector is focus of two-day summit in Indianapolis

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Philanthropists, scholars and business people from around the world are gathering Friday and Saturday in Indianapolis for a summit on the present and future role of philanthropy in one of the world’s most rapidly growing economies, China. The academic conference, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ Hine Hall, attracted so much interest that registration had to be […]

Women’s Fund of Central Indiana NEXT Initiative

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The Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, an endowed special interest fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, provides grants, philanthropic engagement, and education of current and potential donors to benefit the lives of women and girls. Women’s Fund of Central Indiana has created The NEXT Initiative, a ten-year commitment to help emerging adult women (ages 18-24) […]

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Former ACLS President to discuss nature of philanthropy

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Thursday, April 17, 2014; 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Sigma Theta Tau Boardroom at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, 550 W. North St., Indianapolis, IN Free and open to the public. Dr. Stanley Katz, President Emeritus of the American Council of Learned Societies, and National Humanities Medal Recipient (2010), will deliver a talk entitled […]

Bill Schneider

IUPUI professor provides retrospective as Rockefeller Foundation turns 100

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INDIANAPOLIS — Before there was a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or a Ford Foundation, there was the Rockefeller Foundation, whose philanthropic muscle dominated scientific and medical research for four decades. The Rockefeller Foundation on May 14 announced its 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, a $100 million effort to help 100 cities around the world […]