Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.
“As a youngster, it was always, ‘Why don’t you be like your uncle?’” says Stephen M. Ross, BBA ’62, referring to mentor and Ohio State University benefactor Max Fisher. “So when the opportunity came to make a major gift—what better way to do it [than at Michigan]?”
Funds will support career-development programs, action-based learning experiences, and recruitment of junior faculty.
Video: At the age of 106, Lillian (Cooper) Gaines, ABEd ’27, remembers Ann Arbor at the height of the Jazz Age. “I was a dancing fool,” she says. And while he followed in her footsteps, son Harry Gaines, AB ’57/JD ’60, came to a very different U-M.
The University’s Board of Regents in September approved the renaming of the art-and-design school to the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design.