University of Rochester

In Memory

BRENDAN DOLAN '86

JEREMY GLICK '93

ARAM ISKENDERIAN '82

JEAN HOADLEY PETERSON '69N

JEFFREY SMITH '87, '88S (MBA)

ZHE (ZACK) ZENG '95 '98S (MBA)


Profiles in
Rochester Review


Remarks from President Seligman

I will always remember September 11th, 2001. As I will always remember November 22, 1963, the day President Kennedy was assassinated, or the terrible days that Martin Luther King, Jr. or Robert Kennedy were shot. These were days the earth stood still. They changed history. They wrenched us out of a sense of routine and forced us to confront who we are, why our people matter.

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Ten Years Later:
Rochester Remembers 9/11



Remembrance Wall

student writes message on wall

video iconStudents share their memories on the 10th anniversary of September 11.



Honoring a Legacy: The Jeremy Glick Scholarship

Karyn Schmidt

Doctoral student Karyn Schmidt feels a kinship with one of the six University of Rochester alumni who died on Sept. 11, 2001.

She received the first memorial scholarship in honor of Jeremy Glick, who perished on United Flight 93 that day. β€œIt is a huge honor to be associated with him,” says Schmidt ’07, ’10M (MS), an alumna who is now completing her doctoral studies in biochemistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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"Family Remains Inspired by Sept. 11 Hero Jeremy Glick"

USA Today
Jeremy's Heroes is a nearly 10-year-old non-profit that has given hundreds of children and young athletes opportunities in sports they otherwise would not have had while asking them to do something in return: give back to their communities by performing service projects in their schools and neighborhoods. It's a relatively small, grassroots organization based in New York that its namesake would have loved, if only he could have known about it.

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