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Hospital Design Puts Children and Families First

March 29, 2012

New detailed plans for tower adds more family, play spaces

At first glance, it is apparent that the new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC...

Ani and Mark Gabrellian Endow Professorship and Support Research

March 20, 2012

The Meliora Challenge seeks not only to create an improved University and strengthen our region, but also to serve our nation and the world. Ani Gabrellian ’84 and Mark Gabrellian ’7...

Couple Devoted to Children's Hospital Establish Professorship

March 12, 2012

Position named in honor of Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney, professor and chair emerita

Roger and Carolyn Friedlander’s names may be found at locations throughout the University of Rocheste...

University of Rochester Receives $1 Million Gift to Create Ferrari Humanities Symposia

March 12, 2012

University of Rochester Alumnus and Trustee Bernard T. Ferrari, M.D., and his wife, Linda Gaddis Ferrari, have made a $1 million gift to Arts, Sciences and Engineering to endow a yearly...

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...