University of Rochester

Ronald Rettner Hall

for Media Arts and Innovation

For the Media

Press contact: Sara Miller, University spokesperson, (585) 275-4128,

On Friday, October 11, the University officially dedicated its newest building—the state-of-the-art Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation. The afternoon’s activities also honored Ronald Rettner’s commitment to higher education, hands-on learning, and the union of arts and sciences. The event took place during Meliora Weekend, an annual three-day celebration during which thousands of University friends, family members, and alumni attend class reunions, homecoming, and other activities.

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Biographies: Ronald Rettner, Joel Seligman, and Thomas DiPiero
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