Gift will help fund vaccine lab
By Brittany Anas
Daily Camera Article
Monday, October 20, 2008
A Boulder couple has pledged $2 million to a new University of Colorado biotechnology building, with the money going toward a laboratory where researchers will study and develop vaccines.
Jeannie and Jack Thompson — who met at The Sink on University Hill when they were University of Colorado students in the 1960s — are longtime donors to CU. Their latest gift coincides with Jeannie Thompson’s election as chairwoman of the CU Foundation’s Board of Directors, an appointment that the fundraising arm announced Monday. (Read on …)