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Handlers Host Event Recognizing Importance of Scholarships

September 9, 2013


As a young girl growing up in Avoca, Iowa, Shay Behrens ’14 dreamed of becoming a doctor but knew that dreams were not enough. Nor were hard work and determination, which she exhibit...

Together We Will Connect People with Art

August 30, 2013

Donors like Deanne Molinari ’58 are helping The Meliora Challenge create gateways to art.

Judy Gift Establishes Center for Applied Research at Eastman

July 10, 2013

The Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership (IML) provides aspiring music professionals with the broad education, specialized skills and diversified experiences to be t...

Together We Will Protect Memories

July 9, 2013

With the help of donors like the Wilkinses, The Meliora Challenge is advancing research for Alzheimer’s and other diseases that are currently incurable.

Regional Campaign Launched in Delaware Valley

June 6, 2013

On June 6, the University launched the Delaware Valley regional campaign for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester, at the National Constitution Center in ...

DiMarzo Cancer Survivorship Program Established

June 1, 2013

More and more people are beating cancer because of breakthroughs in research and treatment, earlier detection, and more accurate diagnoses. For many recovering patients, and their fam...

Williams First in New GEC Scholarships Program

June 1, 2013


The concept that a scholarship can be the difference in a student’s educational pursuits is one in which The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester is heavi...

Celebrating a Milestone for Centennial Sculpture Park

May 22, 2013

On May 22, more than 300 special guests gathered for a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Memorial Art Gallery’s Centennial Sculpture Park. During the Gallery’s centennial ...

Raymond F. LeChase Hall: A Place to Call "Home"

May 16, 2013

Over the past 55 years, the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development has carved a place for itself among leading schools of education. Now, 20 years after it...

Hilfiker Enriches Humanities with Leadership Support

April 30, 2013

Longtime Trustee Alan Hilfiker ’60 was the first in his family to attend college. With the help of a generous scholarship, he enjoyed a positive and enriching experience at the Univer...