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Recent Gifts Supporting Outreach to the Communities Served by the University

Eli Lilly & Co. has made a gift of $500,000 to the Center for Critical Care in the College of Pharmacy. Their past support helped the center provide important research opportunities, training, and practice to students and the community. This new gift will help the center create a national critical care and infectious disease retreat for researchers to help experts in this field make significant advances that will benefit future generations of critical-care patients.

The Otto Bremer Foundation has given the Law School $190,000 three-year grant in support of programs on human rights. It has directed $150,000 of the gift to the Human Rights Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for human rights educational resources and training, and $40,000 of the gift as part of a larger gift toward fellowships in the Upper Midwest Human Rights Program.

Irving B. Harris has pledged $1 million to the College of Education and Human Development. A longtime supporter of the college, Harris has divided his gift with $600,000 going to the Irving B. Harris Institute for Infancy Training and $400,000 for the college's Baby Space Program.

Sally Fefercorn Hyslop and David Hyslop have made a bequest of $500,000 to benefit the College of Veterinary Medicine. They have directed their gift to support oncology and emergency care.

Supervalu Foundation and Supervalu Pharmacies Inc. have pledged $250,000 to the College of Pharmacy for the Pharmacists Providing Care fund. Supervalu is concerned about the shortage of pharmacists and this fund expands the pharmacy class to Duluth.

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