Tag: Meliora Weekend
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.
PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.