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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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Wilmot Cancer Institute joins OmniSeq Genomic Network

Wilmot Cancer Institute joins OmniSeq Genomic Network

August 3, 2015

Through this network, Wilmot Cancer Institute and Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo — the state’s two largest cancer care and research institutions outside New York City — will collaborate and expand genomic testing for cancer across the Finger Lakes and western New York region.

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Rochester earns National Weather Service StormReady certification

Rochester earns National Weather Service StormReady certification

July 28, 2015

The NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) has recognized the Rochester as a StormReady® university for its preparedness to handle all types of severe and potentially life-threatening weather. Rochester is the first private university in New York State to be certified StormReady.

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