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Foundation Appoints Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to Board of Trustees

A nationally renowned transplant surgeon, Dr. Cigarroa is the departing chancellor of the University of Texas system.

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Natural Resource Wealth: From Plunder to Shared Prosperity?

On Oct. 31, the foundation hosts the fifth annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business and Human Rights.

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