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New residence hall to overlook University’s Prince Athletic Complex

New residence hall to overlook University’s Prince Athletic Complex

June 14, 2016

Construction will begin this summer on a new 72,000 square- foot residence hall on River Campus that will house 151 first-year students and is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

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Rochester’s most quoted alumnus

Rochester’s most quoted alumnus

June 13, 2016

The words penned by a member of Rochester’s class of 1876 are still recited daily by schoolchildren all around the country. On Flag Day, we remember Francis Julius Bellamy (1855–1931), who has been described as the University’s “most quoted alumnus” for composing “The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag” in 1892.

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Two large gifts support second phase of children’s hospital construction

Two large gifts support second phase of children’s hospital construction

June 8, 2016

Golisano Children’s Hospital has received its two largest gifts in support of Phase II construction, which will help bring the facility to the forefront of pediatric surgery and cardiology centers in the Northeast.

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NSF CAREER winners blend research and education

NSF CAREER winners blend research and education

June 7, 2016

Four Rochester researchers are among the latest recipients of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty members.

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University mourns sudden loss of Sean Kunow

June 3, 2016

Sean Kunow, a staff member in the University’s Registrar’s Office, focused on managing classroom space for academic courses in Arts, Sciences & Engineering, and was recognized as being a major asset to the University’s enrollment management efforts.

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University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

May 25, 2016

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.

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Roger Freitas elected to American Musicological Society board

Roger Freitas elected to American Musicological Society board

May 25, 2016

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.

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UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

May 24, 2016

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.

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