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Nathaniel and Helen Wisch Endow Professorship in Biology

March 12, 2012

John Werren, Professor of Biology, Named First Recipient

University of Rochester alumnus and Trustee Dr. Nathaniel "Nat" Wisch '55 and his wife, Helen, have established a professorship...

Simon School Receives Susanna and Evans Y. Lam Professorship

January 20, 2012

“The School enabled me to fulfill the American dream. Giving back is part of this dream and what makes America great,” said alumnus, Evans Y. Lam ’83, ’84S (MBA) of the Simon School. Ev...

Willetts Support Simon School Scholarships, English, and Theatre

January 20, 2012

Longtime benefactors of the Simon School and the University, Joseph T. ’75S (MBA) and Janice M. ’78S (MBA) Willett have pledged $3.5 million, which equals their previous gifts to the Un...

Children's Hospital Supporter J. Michael Smith Gives $1.3 Million

January 19, 2012

J. Michael Smith and his wife Alice have always had a passion for giving back. Smith serves as co-chair of the fundraising campaign for Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of...

Children's Hospital Board Chair Commits $1M toward Campaign

January 19, 2012

Mark Siewert, chair of the Golisano Children’s Hospital Board of Directors and co-chair of the hospital’s campaign, has committed to a $1 million gift toward the hospital’s campaign. Si...

Whitneys Give $1 Million to School of Nursing in Support of Meliora Challenge

December 7, 2011

Wyoming residents and University of Rochester alumni Fay Wadsworth Whitney ’60, ’61N, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Ralph “Roy” Whitney, Jr., ’57, ’73S (MBA), recently announced a gift of $1 milli...

URMC Launches Fundraising Campaign for New Children's Hospital

October 29, 2011

$100M goal includes new building and enhancing clinical, research and education programs.
Volunteers, University and Medical Center leaders, physicians, and staff tonight launched a $10...

University of Rochester Launches Historic $1.2 Billion Campaign

October 21, 2011

The University yesterday officially announced the largest comprehensive fundraising Campaign in its 161-year history with a $1.2 billion goal. The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for th...

Tom Golisano Pledges $20 Million to Jumpstart Hospital Dedicated to Children

July 14, 2011

On July 14, B. Thomas Golisano demonstrated his continued commitment to our region’s children with a $20 million pledge that will jumpstart the plans to build a new $134 million Golisan...

Mark and Carolyn Ain Commit $3 Million Gift to Support Entrepreneurship

July 1, 2011

Longtime supporters of entrepreneurship and education, Mark S. Ain ’67S (MBA) and Carolyn C. Ain have made a $3 million gift commitment to support entrepreneurship education and scholar...