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New Data Science Institute to Bear Goergen Name

March 30, 2015

The Institute for Data Science, the centerpiece of Rochester's five-year strategic plan, will be named the Goergen Institute for Data Science in recognition of Robert and Pamela Goergen's most recent Campaign commitment.

Meliora Challenge Surpasses $1.2 Billion Initial Goal

March 26, 2015

The University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign's primary objective was achieved thanks in part to an $11 million commitment from Robert and Pamela Goergen.

Together We Will Nurture Curiosity

March 4, 2015

Support for the River Campus Libraries from individuals like Jim Mayer ’82 ensures faculty and student research continues to thrive.

Wentworths Endow Directorship of Institute for Data Science

February 5, 2015

Robin and Tim Wentworth, University of Rochester parents and supporters, have committed $3 million to endow the directorship of the Institute for Data Science.

Together We Will Create World-Class Music, Worldwide

January 5, 2015

Scholarships have helped students like Markiyan Melnychenko ’12E, ’14E (MM) develop their craft and share “ever better” music around the world.

Together We Will Ensure the Gift of Sight

November 6, 2014

James Aquavella, M.D., treats blindness in infants and children. He is also helping to treat thousands of others by supporting faculty research through endowed professorships.

Barowsky Foundation Establishes Fellowship

September 26, 2014

The Andrew P. Barowsky Foundation, Inc. has committed $1 million to establish a fellowship benefiting students of Dominican University of California pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Rochester.

Together We Will Take Research to New Heights

September 9, 2014

Faculty and research support help scientists like Lynne Maquat, Ph.D., develop therapies that may prevent or cure many diseases caused by RNA mutations.

Goldbergs, Nathans Support DM2 Research

September 9, 2014

A $1.25 million gift from Lilyan (Lil) and Albert (Alfy) Nathan of Florida and Michael and Sherry Goldberg of Chicago will support research on myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Fine Family Supports Alzheimer's Care, Research

August 18, 2014

A $2 million gift from the Robert Fine Trust establishing the new Fine Professorship will be used to support care and research for Alzheimer’s disease.