Jeanette Colby, the University Events Calendar editor, offers one thing to do this weekend in honor of Commencement Weekend activities. The ‘5 things to do this weekend’ feature will take a break over the summer and will return in September.
The Eastman Philharmonia returns to New York City for first time in more than 25 years this November with a concert featuring a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning alumnus Kevin Puts ’99E and soprano Renée Fleming ’83E (MM).
The Meliora Award recognizes staff members whose work performance and dedication during the preceding year exemplify the University’s motto, Meliora (“Ever Better”). President and CEO Joel Seligman and Robert Witmer Jr., chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees, will present the Meliora Awards—as well the Witmer Award for Distinguished Service and Staff Community Service Award—at […]
The Witmer Award for Distinguished Service is given to staff members whose careers have been characterized by outstanding and sustained contributions to the University. President and CEO Joel Seligman and Robert Witmer Jr., chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees, will present the Witmer Awards—as well the Meliora Awards and Staff Community Service Award—at a […]
Precious Bedell is devoted to improving the lives of people affected by incarceration. Bedell, who works as a human subjects research coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry, founded and directs the Turning Points Resource Center, a nonprofit that supports the families of those incarcerated. The organization, which is based out of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, […]
Frederick Jefferson, professor emeritus at the Warner School of Education, has had a long and distinguished record of leadership at Rochester, pioneering and championing programs that have made the University and the Rochester community more diverse and inclusive. The University will recognize Jefferson’s many contributions during the University’s annual diversity conference on April 8, presenting him […]
Patricia Sime reappointed as the C. Jane Davis & C. Robert Davis Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonary expert Patricia Sime has been jointly reappointed as the C. Jane Davis & C. Robert Davis Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Medicine and chief of the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. She retains her appointments as professor of environmental medicine and of microbiology and anatomy. The Board of Trustees approved the reappointment […]
Internationally renowned scientist and clinician Charles Lowenstein has been jointly reappointed as the Paul N. Yu Professor in Cardiology, director of the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, and chief of the Cardiology Division. The Board of Trustees approved the reappointments in February. Lowenstein’s clinical interests include cardiac patients with acute coronary syndromes, as well as preventive […]