South Pole Telescope

Help celebrate our centennial by reaching for the stars. In celebration of the department’s centennial, we’re asking for your help to replenish the department’s annual fund. Our goal is 100 gifts for 100 years. Gifts of any amount help us provide support for teaching, research, and outreach. Click the button below and select “Department of Astronomy Annual Fund” to make a donation.

The Department of Astronomy relies on the generosity of alumni and friends to continue our efforts to provide excellent learning and research opportunities for our students and faculty. Your gift to the Department of Astronomy will:

  • Ensure that future generations will have access to a superior education
  • Offer scholarships to academically strong undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to those with financial need
  • Recruit and retain the best faculty members
  • Provide learning and professional development opportunities for our students


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