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KU Giving Magazine

Spring 2024
Issue 38
Dan Martin
Sharing Stories and Dreams For The Future
By Daniel J. Martin
At regional Ever Onward campaign events this past spring, it was clear KU has transformed many lives.


A Hub of Discovery
KU faculty researchers inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers.
By Valerie Gieler, with contributions by Anne Tangeman
No Longer Worlds Apart
TRIO study abroad program brings together KU and Costa Rican students.
By Emily Becker
A New Narrative for Brain Health
Donor support for the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s vision leads to vast growth potential.
By Valerie Gieler

Across KU

Campus Happenings — Spring 2024
A Remarkable Gift for the Gateway District


KU Student Portrait — Jordan Nevels
For KU acting student Jordan Nevels, theatre is not just entertainment — it is a powerful means of storytelling and creating connections.
KU Faculty Portrait — Sunyoung Cheong
Sunyoung Cheong, the Mary Fischer Traver Professor of Metalsmithing and Jewelry, finds tremendous fulfillment in guiding students and in expressing herself through her art.
KU Endowment 101 — Building Connections
KU Endowment’s Donor Engagement Officers are expert generalists who love to connect with Jayhawks all around the world.
Jayhawk Faithful — Carole Jackson Moreno
KU JMC School alumna Carole Jackson Moreno and her husband, Arte, are supporting renovations to the student resource center in Stauffer-Flint Hall and much-needed equipment and services for students.
Time and Place — Honoring 100 Years of KU Theatre & Dance
The KU Theatre & Dance Centennial Production Fund preserves the legacy of the past and propels them forward into the future.
Every Gift Matters — The KU Grounds Crew
The KU Grounds crew cultivates a sustainable vision for a beautiful Lawrence campus.
Giving Snapshots — Spring 2024
Donors share why they give.

You’re invited to help us create a future where students have uncommon educational experiences, researchers make life-affirming discoveries, and together, we change the world for the better. Ever Onward we go into a future of infinite possibilities.