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Community celebrates the spirit of Meliora

Community celebrates the spirit of Meliora

October 5, 2019

The inauguration of President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf set the celebratory tone of the University of Rochester’s 19th annual Meliora Weekend. In addition to the inauguration ceremony and related events, Meliora Weekend events across all campuses showcased the exceptional talent within the University community and included unforgettable headliners, unique speakers, interactive workshops, engaging lectures, student performances, and more.

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An inaugural celebration: ‘A University of this community’

An inaugural celebration: ‘A University of this community’

October 4, 2019

In a ceremony filled with tradition, music, laughter, and optimism, Sarah C. Mangelsdorf was formally invested Friday afternoon as the University of Rochester’s 11th president. “The University of Rochester was built by the people of Rochester,” she said in her inaugural address. “We are not just a University in this community. We are a University of this community.”

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President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

October 3, 2019

The University of Rochester community will celebrate the inauguration of Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, president and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor, as part of Meliora Weekend. The centerpiece of the inauguration will be a public convocation ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, where Mangelsdorf will be officially installed as University president.

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Sharing the musical backstory of an inaugural premiere

Sharing the musical backstory of an inaugural premiere

September 30, 2019

Music for film and television is, perhaps more than any other musical genre, about storytelling. And the musical centerpiece at the inauguration of President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf on October 4 is a work by one of the contemporary masters of musical storytelling, Jeff Beal ’85E.

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Off and running: Sarah Mangelsdorf sets her own presidential tone

Off and running: Sarah Mangelsdorf sets her own presidential tone

September 29, 2019

For nearly three months now, the new president of the University of Rochester—who will be formally invested in her role at her October 4 inauguration—has been getting acquainted with University, and one of her consistent themes is her intention to remain a curious, visible, and accessible leader.

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A ceremonial start

A ceremonial start

September 23, 2019

For generations, three ritual objects—the charter, the seal, and the mace—have been the centerpiece of the presidential inaugural ceremony. These same insignia have invested authority in presidents with wide-ranging leadership styles, each of whom has also shaped his own ceremony—as the 11th University president, Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, will do with her ceremony on October 4.

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Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

January 14, 2013

Four Eastman School student musicians will become part of a historic event when they perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21.

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