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Last summer, David Espinoza ’16 was busy fabricating new medicinal compounds and evaluating their reactions to tumor cells. “We were synthesizing and characterizing metal complexes in hopes of discovering one that can be used in emerging forms of chemotherapy,” said Espinoza, who was selected to participate in the Summer Science Research program, a valuable, hands-on opportunity funded by generous supporters.
Philanthropy takes many forms, and at the University of Redlands endowed gifts are given as a way to honor loved ones, support the institution and better the lives of students. When an endowed scholarship, chair or deanship is created, it makes a lasting impact on the University.
The Hunsakers have made a tremendous impact on the University of Redlands by endowing four faculty chairs and numerous scholarships, serving on the Board of Trustees and co-chairing the $107 million Centennial Campaign. They were instrumental in the restoration of the Memorial Chapel and building of their namesake Hunsaker University Center.