Casino mogul's $25M gift to UI to fight blindness

The University of Iowa will name its new vision research institute after the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts Ltd., who donated $25 million to the institute. Steven Wynn, who has a long-standing relationship with UI ophthalmology professor Ed Stone, has been a longtime contributor to vision research as a result of his own vision disorder. The five-year gift is one of the top 10 largest the University of Iowa Foundation has ever received.