University Trustee Robert J. Keegan has committed $1.5 million to create the Robert J. Keegan Endowed Professorship in Pricing, the 100th professorship to be established during The Meliora Challenge.
Joining the University from Xerox, Andrews will be responsible for stewardship and management of the University’s multibillion dollar operating budget.
Construction will begin this summer on a new 72,000 square- foot residence hall on River Campus that will house 151 first-year students and is scheduled to open in fall 2017.
The Parkinson’s Disease Care New York program, launched by neurologists at UR Medicine, will serve as a national model and provide free care to as many as 500 underserved patients across New York.
The United States and the University flags were at half staff on Monday to honor those killed in the shootings at an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In a written statement, President Joel Seligman said, “The horrific tragedy in Orlando yesterday touches all of us. On behalf of the University of Rochester I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims of yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando. ” (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
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Rochester’s Baja team is serving as host ambassadors to Team Helios Racing. The students flew 19 hours, stopping at JFK International Airport in New York City, and arrived Monday.
Golisano Children’s Hospital has received its two largest gifts in support of Phase II construction, which will help bring the facility to the forefront of pediatric surgery and cardiology centers in the Northeast.