Simon Business School Receives $20 Million Gift Commitment
An anonymous Rochester alumnus has made the largest single gift commitment ever to the Simon Business School. The $20 million deferred commitment will provide unrestricted support for the school’s mission and will help ensure the professional success of future Simon students and alumni. Read more...
Parkinson's App Featured by Apple
Apple highlighted a Parkinson’s iPhone app
developed by Sage Bionetworks and Medical Center neurologists during its semiannual product launch event in March. The mPower app, first unveiled in March 2015, gathers real-time data from Parkinson’s patients in an effort to more fully understand the disease and how it affects daily life.
Joel Seligman, Tristram Smith Are Inaugural Holders of New Professorships
Diversity Conference Asks: What Do You Stand For?
This year's diversity conference
comes on the heels of an academic year that has included numerous discussions of race and diversity
—part of an initiative to address those issues at the University. Keynote speaker Shaun King, senior justice writer for the New York Daily News
and a prominent figure in the national Black Lives Matter movement, will present the keynote address. Watch the address live online at 9 a.m. (EST) on Friday, April 8, at Rochester.edu/news/live
The Miss Heard 'Round the World
Rochester Celebrates National Poetry Month
Discover some of the poetic richness that can be found at Rochester in a celebration of National Poetry Month. Visit this page
throughout the month of April for an ongoing series featuring University community members reciting their favorite poems, news about events, and other University materials highlighting poetry and literature.
Wilson Commons Turns 40
Wilson Commons has become a centerpiece of campus life—a place to study, eat, dance, drink coffee (and, at one time, beer), get a haircut, play billiards or violin, put out a weekly newspaper, and even serve as the stage for a student protest or two. Read more...
Double Your Impact on Day of Giving
Join the University community for the second annual Day of Giving
on Tuesday, May 3. A gift of any amount can be designated to any area of the University. All gifts received on the Day of Giving will be matched by Stephen Givant ’81, up to a total of $100,000.
A New Way to Determine the Age of Stars?
Rochester researchers have developed a new conceptual framework
for understanding how stars that are similar to the sun evolve.