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GENERAL BOTANY:

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY GENERAL FUND -- make a gift
Serves as the department's "general" account to be used at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Botany.

UW Foundation Number 1216106

JOHN T. McCULLOUGH MEMORIAL -- make a gift
The John T. McCullough Memorial Funds was established for the uses and purposes of the Department of Botany as determined by the Chairperson of the Botany Department. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor John T. McCullough's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12163148

HERBARIUM:

WISCONSIN STATE HERBARIUM FUND -- make a gift
This fund was established to provide support for the Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Herbarium is involved in interactive maps of the Wisconsin State Herbarium plant specimen collection database, with state biological information provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Integrated Science Services. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 1216119

BOTANY GARDEN AND GREENHOUSES:

BOTANY GARDEN AND GREENHOUSES -- make a gift
The Botany Gardens and Greenhouses are blossoming with new expansion. The Botany Garden will become a larger, more welcoming sanctuary as the expansion got underway in June 2003. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12161478

CLASS OF 1952 BOTANY GARDEN RENOVATION -- make a gift
The Class of 1952 Botany Garden Renovation Fund was created in January 2, 2002. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Class of 1952 has identified a goal of $100,000 to name the Garden's central plaza. The expansion of the Garden will permit a greater diversity of plans species from around the world, better spacing among the plantings, and the development of such specialized habitats as prairie, marsh and rock gardens. Added features will include a central plaza, gazebo, pond, benches, pergola, and walkways. The expanded Garden will greatly enhance the instructional, research and aesthetic value of the facility.
UW Foundation No. 12163368


RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS:

O. N. ALLEN GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP FUND -- make a gift
The O. N. Allen Memorial Fund was established to provide for a fellowship award in the botanical sciences for full-time graduate students who are majoring in botanical sciences. Primary consideration is given to outstanding scholarship and high academic standing, with need and extracurricular activities also considered. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor O.N. Allen's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations
UW Foundation Fund No. 1216976

PAUL J. ALLEN MEMORIAL FUND FOR VISITING SCIENTISTS -- make a gift
The Paul J. Allen Memorial Fund for Visiting Scientists was established to honor Professor Allen’s pioneering research on plant-parasite interaction and physiology of fungal pathogens. Funds will be used to facilitate visits by emerging or established eminent scientists for purposes of giving lectures, enriching courses, or developing cooperative research with members of the Botany faculty. In this way, the Donors intend to promote excellence in research and teaching within the Department of Botany. In keeping with Dr. Allen’s broad interests, all aspects of botanical science are eligible for support from the fund.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12167016

PAUL ALLEN MEMORIAL LECTURE
The Paul Allen Memorial Lecture was established to provide funds for a visiting lecturer every other year. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Paul Allen's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Trust Fund No. 161-0815

ANTHONY B BLEECKER MEMORIAL AWARD -- make a gift
The Bleecker Memorial fund is being used to support the campus Plant Imaging Center located in Birge Hall. The Plant Imaging Center (PIC) is a multi-user research center in the Botany Department offering expertise, instruction, and instrumentation in modern microscopy to the plant research community at the UW-Madison. In addition to research, Botany faculty regularly use the PIC for microscopy demonstrations and a plant imaging course is taught in the PIC by Botanyf faculty and staff each spring. Professor Edgar Spalding is using his 2008-09 Faculty Fellow Hamel Award of $10,000 to match new gifts. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12164180

JUDITH CROXDALE MEMORIAL FUND -- make a gift
Professor Judith Croxdale passed away in June 2002. Professor Croxdale is remembered for her research ("Spuds in Space” Program) and for her tireless and dedicated teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. A scholarship program for Women in Science was established in her name. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Croxdale's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12166371

J. T. CURTIS MEMORIAL -- make a gift
The J. T. Curtis Memorial Fund was created to establish an award for the undergraduate student who, each year, writes the best paper on a plant ecological subject, as determined by an appropriate faculty committee. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Curtis' name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12164840

JOHN JEFFERSON DAVIS MEMORIAL
The John Jefferson Davis Memorial Fund was established to support one to three "Davis Summer Fellowships" to be awarded to worthy teaching assistants. The selection shall be the responsibility of the Fellowships and Scholarships Committee. Money may be allocated for collecting trips and fieldwork in connection with research. Undergraduates may also be encouraged to enter Botany as a profession by giving them aid on certain research projects. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Davis' name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Trust Fund No. 161-0600

ELDON & JOY NEWCOMB AWARD
Professor Newcomb is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and is held in high esteem as a teacher and researcher. Emeritus Professor Newcomb & his wife, Joy, created an endowment account to be used by the Botany Department for any purpose or interest of the Department. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12161807

KENNETH B. RAPER MEMORIAL -- make a gift
The Kenneth B. Raper Memorial Fund shall be used to support the Department of Botany's needs. The Department of Botany determined that that the fund shall provide travel funds for graduate students attending research conferences. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Raper's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12163074

FOLKE SKOOG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND -- make a gift
The Folke Skoog Memorial Fund was created to honor the memory of Professor Skoog, who passed away on February 15, 2001. Professor Skoog was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and had a long and illustrious career in the Department of Botany. Professor Skoog contributed to the Department of Botany's preeminence with his discovery of a previously unknown class of plant hormones - cytokinins. The fund welcomes contributions and bequests in Professor Skoog's name from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations.
UW Foundation Fund No. 12163149

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