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News Briefing: Chinese Donate Newfound Wealth After Quake

By Kate Golden on May 19, 2008No Comment
  • Wesleyan creates a student endowment with surplus from the activity fees paid by students. [New York Times]
  • Plans for the arts center at ground zero move slowly and fundraising for it has yet to begin.  [Associated Press]
  • James Cuno, president of the Art Institute of Chicago, oversees the completion of its new Modern Wing.  [New York Times]
  • Some Habitat for Humanity chapters have seized buying opportunities in neighborhoods affected by the mortgage meltdown.  [Associated Press]
  • The deadliest disaster in a generation has touched off an unprecedented outpouring of charity, especially among newly wealthy and urban Chinese.  [Associated Press]
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