Author Joy DeGruy, who will deliver this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, is the latest in a long line of exceptional luminaries in the civil rights field to speak at the University. A fuller list of past speakers is found on the Office of Minority Student Affairs website. Marc Morial  President of the National […]
On the 40th anniversary of its inception, the Janet Heininger Kafka Prize recognized a short story collection: Mia Alvar’s, In the Country. The University awards the annual prize to a promising but less established American woman writer of fiction.
A group of young mothers have completed a three-year program of the University’s Mt. Hope Family Center that offers early intervention support in their new roles as parents.
Shown here in red are new buildings and some major facilities projects undertaken since 2005. The Meliora Challenge campaign raised more than $129 million for new and improved facilities and infrastructure projects. Those projects include Golisano Children’s Hospital, the largest capital project in University history; Raymond F. LeChase Hall, a new home for the Warner […]
The University of Rochester is dedicated to creating a campus environment that is safe, respectful and welcoming to all. A key part of this commitment is hearing from students, faculty and staff on the issues important to our University community, including campus safety. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend an upcoming Town […]
All of the University’s campuses and locations will become tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. A new policy will reflect this change, which applies to River Campus, the Eastman School of Music, and all other University properties, including the Medical Center.
Here is a listing of Rochester’s professorships established during The Meliora Challenge, between July 1, 2005, and June 30, 2016. Edward J. and Agnes V. Ackley Executive Professorship in Entrepreneurship Dennis Kessler, a faculty member at the Simon School. The professorship was established by Edward Ackley ’53, ’64S (MS) and Agnes Van Branteghem Ackley ’54. […]
Steven Goldman reappointed as codirector of Center for Translational Neuromedicine, Dean Zutes Chair
His lab focuses on the use of stem and progenitor cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington’s Disease and glial diseases such as the pediatric leukodystrophies and multiple sclerosis.