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Director of National Institutes of Health visits Medical Center

Director of National Institutes of Health visits Medical Center

October 11, 2016

Francis Collins met with graduate students and junior researchers to discuss the importance of communicating science to the public and policymakers, and increasing diversity in biomedical research.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony

October 7, 2016

As Meliora Weekend ceremonies kicked off, the University celebrated the dedication of the new Wegmans Hall, the future home for the Goergen Institute for Data Science. (University photos / J. Adam Fenster)

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Classes of 1966, 1866 share musical connection ‘beside the Genesee’

Classes of 1966, 1866 share musical connection ‘beside the Genesee’

October 6, 2016

Jocelyn Trueblood, Class of 1966, shares the musical bent of her great-grandfather, Herve Dwight Wilkins, Class of 1866 . He arranged the tune for “The Genesee,” Rochester’s alma mater.

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Solo exhibition a special kind of homecoming for alumna

Solo exhibition a special kind of homecoming for alumna

October 6, 2016

Sculptor Judith Modrak ’85 lives in Manhattan and keeps a studio on Union Square. But she remains pretty rooted in Rochester. her solo exhibition, opening in the River Campus’s Hartnett Gallery during Meliora Weekend, is a special kind of homecoming.

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Meliora Weekend 2016 ‘Better Than Ever’

Meliora Weekend 2016 ‘Better Than Ever’

October 5, 2016

Thousands of alumni, parents, community members, and friends were on campus from October 6-9 for the annual Meliora Weekend celebrations. The weekend blends reunions, homecoming, family activities, performances, lectures, and community celebrations, offering something exciting for everyone.  This year the experience celebrated the success of The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester.

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A provost and his banjo

A provost and his banjo

September 30, 2016

“I don’t play music for a living; I play music to live,” says University Provost and former dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Rob Clark, who will perform during Meliora Weekend.

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Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

May 4, 2016

Meliora Weekend 2016 will celebrate where the University has come from, where it is, and where it’s going. Fittingly, the impressive list of featured guests unites the past, present, and future.

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‘Creativity a team sport,’ says Jobs biographer

‘Creativity a team sport,’ says Jobs biographer

October 11, 2015

“Creativity is a team sport,” said Walter Isaacson in his keynote address for the University of Rochester’s Meliora Weekend, which is an annual alumni reunion and homecoming.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Meliora and Eastman Weekends 2015

October 9, 2015

Alumni, parents, friends, students, and community members gathered on campus for Meliora and Eastman Weekends 2014, October 8–11. This year’s program featured dozens of events, including class reunions, guest speakers, performances, lectures, athletics, receptions, and much more. Enjoy these highlights and snapshots from this weekend’s festivities.

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Meliora Weekend 2015

Meliora Weekend 2015

October 8, 2015

Thousands of alumni, parents, and friends celebrated Meliora Weekend with a full roster of presentations—including a keynote address by author Walter Isaacson—activities, reunions, events, and celebrations. See photos and a social media archive.

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