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Afro-Expressions dance performance

Meliora Weekend

Afro-Expressions, a student group that celebrates African-based performing arts, entertains guests during Rochester Revue on October 7. This Meliora Weekend tradition features performances by student groups representing cultures across the globe. Read and see more highlights from this year's celebration.


Rochester climbs to top 50 in global list

Rochester is one of the top 50 universities in the world, according to a new global list issued by the Times of London.

$40 million NIH grant smoothes road for research

The National Institutes of Health selected the School of Medicine and Dentistry as one of the first 12 institutions to receive a Clinical and Translational Research Award and become part of a national consortium that will shape the emerging field of translational science. The grant is the largest grant ever from NIH to the University.

World premiere and more highlights Eastman Weekend

Celebrating the past, present, and future is the theme of this year’s Eastman Weekend, a three-day event from October 20 to 22 that, for the first time, combines Alumni Weekend, Family Weekend, and the Eastman Community Music School Open House.

Alumni appointed to Board of Trustees

Four alumni with expertise in business and finance began serving on the Board of Trustees this month.

Flu shot clinics open to employees, spouses

Flu shots will be provided at no cost for employees and their spouses enrolled in the University Health Care Plans.

Humanities projects explore new perspectives

The Humanities Project, an initiative for interdisciplinary artistic and research projects, is turning the spotlight on humanities at the University. The project involves 10 series of programs and offers performances, exhibitions, films, discussions, and other events to the University community and the public.

Alumnus returns for 80th reunion

At this year’s Meliora Weekend alumni breakfast, President Seligman recognized Judge G. Robert Witmer for returning to mark 80 years since his graduation in 1926.

Research news

A parasite's far-reaching effects, the race for neuroAIDS treatment, and ethnic disparities in Medicare.

In Memoriam