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'Passion and Ability Drive Ambition'

Fifty years ago, Paul Burgett ’68E, ’76E (PhD) arrived at the University. Neither has been the same since. Read more...

5 Decades of Professor's Research on Congress Goes Online

A new website,, provides access to books, interviews with members of Congress, and memorabilia from the decades of travel and award-winning research of Richard Fenno, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science. Read more...

Scholarship Competition Returns

Participants in the Simon Games will compete for a full- or partial-tuition scholarship to Simon Business School's part-time MBA or executive MBA programs, starting next month. Read more...

Your Rochester Connections

Join alumni and friends for activities around the country. Read more ...

Online Programs

Upcoming webinars and online sessions (all times ET) include presentations on networking and career advancement. (Registration is required.)

Jan. 13, 1 p.m., Rethinking College: Inclusive Higher Education

Jan. 14, 8 p.m., Make Your Shift: Five Powerful Moves to Get Where You Want to Go

Jan. 21, 8 p.m., Your Job and How Technology Will Change It

Jan. 28, 8 p.m., Winning Your Next Promotion in One Year (Or Less!)

Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Proven Strategies To Build A Network That Works For You
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How to Succeed in a Changing Musical World

Some of the music world’s leading innovators will offer advice on meeting the challenges of today’s music marketplace at a day-long workshop, sponsored by the Eastman School as part of the national Chamber Music America conference in New York City. Read more...

Study Probes Link Between HIV, Vascular Disease

A $3.8 million grant will bring together clinical and bench researchers to better understand why individuals who receive anti-retroviral treatment for HIV are at greater risk for heart disease and stroke. Read more...

The Changing Face of Campus

Several projects are designed to improve access to the Medical Center, the River Campus, research and alumni facilities on the South Campus, and new commercial developments near the University. Read more...

A Destination in the Fight against Cancer

Four decades into the nation’s "war on cancer," the Wilmot Cancer Institute prepares for the next era in the fight. Read more...

Remembering 'Elvis of Our Dreams' on His 80th Birthday

"Even today, Elvis the icon is everywhere, hip swiveling or leather clad or tossing out scarves—bigger in death, it sometimes seems, that he was in life. He was, however, very, very big in life," writes Institute for Popular Music Director John Covach in the Huffington Post for Elvis Presley's 80th birthday today.
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