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Wind Farm

Rochester undergraduates and area high school students took a trip east to tour the Fenner Wind Farm in the rolling hills south of Syracuse. The visit offered a close-up look at the towering turbines and farm operations. In August, the University announced that 100 percent of the electricity used in residential life buildings on the River Campus is now offset with wind energy. Read more.



Brooks Landing hotel to open early November

Final touches are being added at the new Staybridge Suites, located across the Genesee River at Brooks Landing.

State approves hospital expansion

A year-long process to address overcrowding at Strong Memorial Hospital came to a close earlier this month. The New York State Department of Health (DOH) approved a proposal to immediately add 83 beds to the hospital’s license.

Thousands to gather for Meliora and Eastman Weekends

For schedule information, read more.

Paying It Forward

It was a day to be inspired and, for Rochester students, an opportunity to inspire young visitors.

Students travel east to tour NY wind farm

Big. Really Big. That was the reaction Tyriek Strong, a junior at Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School, had during a tour of the Fenner Wind Farm, located south of Syracuse.

Food Dudes team up to celebrate the greener side of dining

B.Y.O.B. has taken on a whole new meaning. Think green, like “Bring Your Own Bag” green.

On Stage: Classic Comedy

Andrew Polec ’11 plays a member of the eccentric Sycamore family in the upcoming production of Moss Hart’s and George Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can’t Take It With You.

Library facilities manager earns Messinger Award

Sally Roche, a facilities manager for River Campus Libraries, managed the logistical complexities of relocating 59 people in 18 months during the addition of Gleason Library in Rush Rhees.

In Brief

A roundup of news.