At an outdoor dedication ceremony on the Eastman Quad, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance will dedicate its new ambulance “Brighton 3059” to the memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and other 9/11 rescuers.
The chair of musicology at the Eastman School of Music has been elected a director-at-large of the society that works to advance scholarship in the various fields of music through research, learning, and teaching.
Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Hearth Association/American Stroke Association with its highest awards for heart failure, stroke, and resuscitation care.
Wendi B. Heinzelman, currently dean of graduate studies for Arts, Sciences, and Engineering (AS&E), and professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be the next dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Heinzelman will be the Hajim School’s first female dean
Wegman, who served as chairman-elect for the past year, will serve a five-year term as Board chairman and succeeds Edmund A. Hajim ’58, who has transitioned to chairman emeritus.
In ceremonies starting today, the University will recognize the achievements of more than 3,000 graduates who have earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees across all schools. Share your commencement memories and congratulatory messages for the Class of 2016 at #ur2016.
The University has a proud past of commencement speakers and honorees but the 91st commencement ceremony on June 16, 1941, was particularly noteworthy.
The University will recognize outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremonies.