philanthropy

Prof Graham Davies, Len Ainsworth & Prof Anne Simmons. (Photo: Neerav Bhatt)
13 April 2014
Construction of the new School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering precinct at UNSW is underway following a substantial philanthropic donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.
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13 November 2013
Westfield's Frank Lowy has revealed that his family has given away more than $350 million in the past 10 years, telling a UNSW audience that “people who have a lot should give a lot”.
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01 November 2013
UNSW will host a public memorial service for energy pioneer and philanthropist Sir William Tyree in the Tyree Energy Technologies Building on 18 November.
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28 May 2013
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said polio could be eradicated in the next five years, during a special ABC TV Q&A program on global health hosted by UNSW.
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07 December 2011
OPINION: It's Christmas - a time for giving. We can make a difference, but there are important points to consider before we open our wallets, writes Gina Anderson, from UNSW's Centre for Social Impact.
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23 September 2011
Education is a great elevator, says entrepreneur and novelist John M Green, who has given half a million dollars to a new scholarship scheme to help disadvantaged students study Law at UNSW.
27 May 2011
UNSW has thanked its million dollar-plus donors for their generous support at an event hosted by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.
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05 April 2011
UNSW's national HIV clinical research centre has celebrated its 25th birthday by launching a new identity, and welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based The Atlantic Philanthropies.
04 April 2011
The National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the launch today of its new name and identity - the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society - while welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based charity The Atlantic Philanthropies.
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05 November 2010
The publicity surrounding the Sherman gift to COFA has focused attention on the role of philanthropy in funding universities, writes Jennifer Bott, Chief Executive of the UNSW Foundation.
29 June 2010
UNSW has thanked its million dollar-plus donors for their generous support at a special event hosted by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.
25 March 2008
UNSW's flagship publication, Uniken, has been awarded the Good Environmental Choice Australia Label. The March/April issue of Uniken is now available online.
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25 June 2007
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Mr Frank Lowy and family have agreed to donate $10 million towards the cost of a major new research facility on the UNSW campus.