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Gift innovates support of Rochester fundraising

Gift innovates support of Rochester fundraising

April 10, 2014

Trustee Laurence “Larry” H. Bloch ’75 and his wife, Cindy, have funded the position of chief fundraising officer, and established the Larry and Cindy Bloch Endowment for University Advancement.

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University showcases emerging technologies

University showcases emerging technologies

April 8, 2014

The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) will host its 14th Annual University Technology Showcase on the afternoon of April 10. The topic will be “Industry-University Collaborations and Economic Development: How can universities and companies work together to rebuild manufacturing in the US?”

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Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

April 8, 2014

Kenneth Gross, a Renaissance scholar and professor of English, became the inaugural holder of the Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English on Friday, April 4.

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Physicians gives $750K to Orthopaedics

Physicians gives $750K to Orthopaedics

April 7, 2014

Eva Pressman and Seth Zeidman are committed to supporting the pioneering work being done by the Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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University named Tree Campus USA for fourth straight year

University named Tree Campus USA for fourth straight year

April 4, 2014

Arbor Day Foundation has named Rochester a “Tree Campus USA,” is a national designation created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities that have a commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Robert L. McCrory, director of Laboratory for Laser Energetics, named University Professor

Robert L. McCrory, director of Laboratory for Laser Energetics, named University Professor

April 3, 2014

Robert McCrory, director of the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, was appointed University Professor in recognition of his contributions to the physics and engineering community, the LLE, and to the University.

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Riccardo Betti named inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor

Riccardo Betti named inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor

April 3, 2014

Riccardo Betti, professor of mechanical engineering and of physics and astronomy and assistant director for academic affairs at the Laborator for Laser Energetics, was named the inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor.

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Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

April 1, 2014

The Institute for Data Science and the Golisano Children’s Hospital campaign are flagships of the $1.2 billion goal for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester.

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Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

March 26, 2014

The keynote address will be given by Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia University. Following the address, 18 workshops will focus on race in our community, power and empowerment, and redefining diversity.

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Physician named chair of National Family Medicine Council

March 24, 2014

Primary care physician Thomas L. Campbell will head the Council of Academic Family Medicine (CAFM), which works to provides a unified voice for academic family medicine.

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