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Harvard endowment rebounds

Rebounding from a 27 percent plunge that triggered salary freezes, layoffs and a stop in some campus expansion, the endowment at Harvard University grew 11 percent to $27.4 billion in the fiscal year ended June 30, The New York Times reported Sept. 9 (see Harvard endowment story).

Dayton Foundation gets $26 million gift, its biggest ever

The Dayton Foundation received a $26 million gift, the biggest in its 89-year history, The Dayton Business Journal reported Sept. 9 (see Dayton Foundation story).

University of Pittsburgh passes $1.5 billion in $2 billion campaign

The University of Pittsburgh passed the $1.5 billion mark in gifts and pledges in its campaign to raise $2 billion, The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported Sept. 9 (see University of Pittsburgh story).

Gates Foundation’s malaria campaign rewrites scientific agenda

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is shaking up the scientific agenda in its drive to make malaria extinct, The Seattle Times reported Sept. 9 (see Gates Foundation story).

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