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University of Rochester alumni endow directorship for new Humanities Center

University of Rochester alumni endow directorship for new Humanities Center

September 21, 2015

University of Rochester Trustee Ani Gabrellian ’84 and her husband, Mark Gabrellian ’79, have committed $2 million to establish a directorship for the University’s newly created Humanities Center.

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Nicholas George’s role as mentor celebrated in endowed optics professorship

Nicholas George’s role as mentor celebrated in endowed optics professorship

September 14, 2015

The Nicholas George Endowed Professorship in Optics will honor the professor emeritus and former director of the Institute of Optics. The professorship was established by a gift from George’s former student Milton Chang, with an additional commitment from Joseph W. Goodman, the William Ayer Professor Emeritus at Stanford University

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Public Safety offers ‘safe zone’ for transactions

Public Safety offers ‘safe zone’ for transactions

September 13, 2015

The University’s Department of Public Safety is offering the main lobby of its headquarters as a “safe zone” for Craigslist and other online transactions.

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New Science & Engineering Quadrangle being designed to complement future Wegmans Hall

New Science & Engineering Quadrangle being designed to complement future Wegmans Hall

September 10, 2015

The quadrangle enclosed by Robert B. Goergen Hall, Hylan Hall, the Computer Studies Building and the future Wegmans Hall will be transformed beginning next spring with new walkways, trees, seating, and a botanical rain garden.

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Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

September 9, 2015

Construction for the new University-affiliated High Tech Rochester (HTR) Business Accelerator is under way. The sixth floor of the former department store will undergo a $24 million renovation to create a state-of-the art business incubation facility in the heart of downtown Rochester.

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Department of Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

Department of Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

September 8, 2015

The annual event where many participants wear high heels and fun shoes during a one-mile walk around Ontario Beach Park, to benefit the Willow Domestic Violence Center (formerly known as Alternatives for Battered Women).

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New employee team promotes workplace sustainability

New employee team promotes workplace sustainability

September 3, 2015

Employees across the University are becoming Green Reps, volunteering their time to advocate for sustainability efforts and promote green initiatives in their respective departments.

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Simon Business School adjusts tuition

Simon Business School adjusts tuition

September 1, 2015

The Simon Business School is making a significant change to its full-time MBA tuition. Total tuition for the full-time two-year MBA program will change from $106,440 to $92,000, effective for students entering in the fall of 2016.

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Gift from Eastman alumni will create  Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media

Gift from Eastman alumni will create Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media

September 1, 2015

A $2 million commitment from Emmy-winning House of Cards composer Jeff Beal ’85E and vocalist Joan Beal ’84E will launch the Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media at the Eastman School.

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UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

August 17, 2015

UR Medicine leaders will today break ground on a new building that will house a state-of-the-art outpatient Imaging Center, as well as the region’s first stand-alone clinic to integrate care of autism with pediatric neuromedicine and child and adolescent psychiatry services.

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