The Healing Power of Hospital Dogs

Andrew F. Kaminsky News & Events

Two new full-time hospital dogs at U-M are calming nervous patients and bringing smiles to visitors and staff. Read the full article, click here. Click here to view Michigan’s New Therapy Dogs Look to Spread Joy in the Hospital

New Gifts

Andrew F. Kaminsky News & Events

Laurence Polatsch (“L.P.”) was a bright and outgoing graduate of U-M’s political science program who was working as a partner at Cantor Fitzgerald when he lost his life in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. His family and friends established a memorial fund in his name that has supported a multitude of opportunities in education, medicine, and …

One Very Public Death Summons Up Another

Andrew F. Kaminsky News & Events

From: Jewish Exponent By Bryan Schwartzman – January 14, 2013 During my Bar Mitzvah, I looked up from my prayerbook exactly twice. Once, I peaked to see whether a certain eighth-grade girl I’d invited showed up. (She had, but I was too shy to ask her to dance later.) The other time, I made eye contact with my big cousin …

Lives Lost, Lives Remembered

Andrew F. Kaminsky News & Events

From: Philanthropy at Michigan – Leaders & Best University of Michigan Fall 2011 On September 11, 2001, 18 U-M alumni died: one in the Pentagon, three on hijacked airplanes, and 14 in the World Trade Center. On that horri c day, alumnus Andrew Kaminsky (BGS ’90) lost not one, but two beloved friends and former U-M roommates: Laurence Polatsch (AB …