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June 01, 2010

New Cornell Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry Will Be First Chair for Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Case Western Reserve University alumnus R. William Cornell, Jr., DDS has made a $1.5 million commitment to endow the first named professorship at the Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine.

October 21, 2008

They're Back: IRA Rollovers Offer a Great Way to Give

Renewed legislation allows individuals aged 70-1/2 or older to make outright gifts from individual retirement accounts without tax complications.

August 26, 2008

Dentist Plans His Future, Helps the Dental School

Philip Dixon (DEN '83) and his wife, Carolyn, have incorporated the School of Dental in their retirement plans by making a deferred payment charitable gift annuity.

July 10, 2008

Class of '36 alumna helps future students "take off

Aviation law pioneer Alberta Colclaser LAW '36 has used her professional success to help support future generations of students through a combination of outright and planned gifts.

April 14, 2008

Will commitment to endow chemistry professorship at Case Western Reserve University

Gilles Klopman, the Charles F. Mabery Professor Emeritus of Research in Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University and president and CEO of Beachwood, Ohio-based MultiCASE, Inc., has made seven-figure will commitment to the chemistry department in Case Western Reserve's College of Arts and Sciences.

April 11, 2008

Estate Gift Will Be Part of Class of '58 Fiftieth Reunion Class Gift

Sanford R. Weiss, M.D. (ADL ’55, MED ’58) has given a $1.9 million charitable remainder annuity trust to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to support scholarships and commemorate his 50th reunion.

February 13, 2008

Alumnus makes final "cheer" for Case with $1.1 million bequest

John Oshchypok made a final cheer for his alma mater when he made a bequest of $1.1 million gift to advance energy-related research in the chemistry department.

December 04, 2007

Late Western Reserve University alumna bequeaths $5.7 million to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The estate of Gertrude Donnelly Hess, one of two women to graduate from the Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1934, has bequeathed approximately $5.7 million to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the largest bequest by a single donor in the School of Medicine's history.

February 06, 2007

Late couple's love story leads to $2.3 million donation for endowed chair at Case's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Husband honors late wife's nursing education and career with creation of the Marvin E. and Ruth Durr Denekas Chair to support excellence in nursing education

May 26, 2006

Deferred-Payment Gift Annuity Celebrates Bruner Family Legacy

Dr. and Mrs. William E. Bruner, II have established a deferred-payment gift annuity to celebrate their family's distinguished legacy at Case Western Reserve University

May 26, 2005

Dr. Grace Brody Sustains her Life's Work

When one is passionate about what she does, no obstacle is too great to overcome. When Grace Brody, an emerita...

Walter and Estelle Brahm Share Passion for Libraries

Walter and Estelle Brahm have endowed a fund to support the Kelvin Smith Library--and celebrate their 70-year love of books and each other.

May 26, 2003

Dr. Rogoff Practices Medicine, Philanthropy

The practice of medicine is unique, reflects Robert Rogoff (ADL '39, MED '42). "It gives you the opportunity to help...

Esther McNeil: Guided by Compassion, Practicality, and Generosity

Forget any 1930s movie version of what a 'benefactor' is. Like the many thousands of individuals whose generosity helps to...

The Kohrmans Help with College Expenses

One of the most important gifts that Arthur F. Kohrman, M.D., MED '59 says he has made was a college...

Doctor Avoids Capital Gains Tax, Diversifies Portfolio Through Charitable Remainder Unitrust

As a co-founder of a publicly traded biotechnology company, James C. Kauer, CIT '51, held highly appreciated shares in...

Richard and Ruth Ginter Remember the University that Brought Them Together

They feel they would not have what they have—happy lives, doing what they like without the education they received...