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Together We Will Turn Loss Into Hope

March 1, 2014

Research support from families like the Lills and Bayers are helping us learn more about and fight rare diseases like sarcoma.

Prince Gift Breathes Life Into Athletic Facilities

January 17, 2014

On January 17, the Louis Alexander Palestra was alive with men’s basketball action. After trailing for more than 35 minutes of the game, the Yellowjackets had worked their way to a thre...

Together We Will Discover a Love for Learning

January 6, 2014

Carolyn Marthens ’12, '13W (MS) got the opportunity for an outstanding education at the University of Rochester, and she’s bringing that same opportunity to others.


November 20, 2013

The Meliora Challenge has passed the $1 billion milestone, thanks to the generosity of our many alumni, friends, faculty, staff, parents, and students. But there is still much to do!

Regional Campaign Launched in Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2013

On November 13, the University launched the Washington, D.C. regional campaign for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester, at the Ronald Reagan Building in ...

Together We Will Make Success a Universal Language

November 8, 2013

Scholarship support is helping students like Mike Lightman ’14S enrich their education and give back to their schools and the global community.

Rickers Endow Faculty Positions and a Scholarship at Eastman

October 15, 2013

While studying clarinet, 16-year-old Ramon “Ray” Ricker ’73E (DMA) developed an interest in jazz that led him to begin taking saxophone lessons. Over the course of more than 50 years,...

Rettner Hall Formally Dedicated

October 11, 2013

100 years from now, when the University gathers to celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation, as we recently did for the Memorial ...

Wyss Gift Strengthens Orthopaedics

September 30, 2013

Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has given the University $2 million to support clinical work and research related to geriatric fracture care being led by Stephen Kat...

The Bennett and Davielle Keiser Scholarship Challenge

September 26, 2013

For many students, paying for higher education can be a challenge. It’s a financial reality at virtually every university, including our own.

Thanks to the generosity of the Keiser Fam...