Universities. Race for donations has arrived to Portugal.

Three experts in fundraising from Carnegie Mellon University gave a workshop to explain how fundraising works in this private university. The newspaper “i” spoke with Christine Thebes, Michael Ransom and Lori Spears to know a few tricks about this activity that is usual in American higher education system but that in Portugal usually serves only to finance research. To create a strong connection with students is essential. The event was co-organized by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal program and Novabase, industrial partner of this partnership.

Read the Portuguese article at Jornal I (June, 2011).