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Simon School Dean Mark Zupan Makes $1 Million Gift Commitment

June 1, 2009

Mark A. Zupan, who has served as dean of the Simon Graduate School of Business since 2004, has made a $1 million commitment to the School. During his tenure as dean, Zupan’s gift will p...

Professorship Installations Help Promote Faculty Excellence Forever

June 1, 2009

During the spring academic semester, the University celebrated the installation of several new endowed faculty positions. These events showcased faculty excellence across the University...

Ernest J. and Thelma Del Monte Commit $10 Million to Neuromedicine

May 13, 2009

Ernest J. Del Monte, chairman of E.J. Del Monte Corporation, and his wife, Thelma, have made a $10 million gift commitment to the University of Rochester Medical Center. The Ernest J. D...

Legal Scholar Arthur R. Miller Establishes Professorship

February 1, 2009

Arthur R. Miller ’56, ’08 (LLD), one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars, has made a generous $1.5 million gift commitment to establish a professorship in the University o...

Installation of New Lindsey Chair for Pediatric Research

October 28, 2008

On October 28, renowned microbiologist Dr. Porter W. Anderson Jr. joined President Seligman and Trustee Emeritus G. Robert Witmer Jr. ’59 in honoring the research work of Dr. Francis Gi...

Edmund A. Hajim '58 Makes Largest Single Gift Commitment in University of Rochester History

October 16, 2008
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The University of Rochester has received the largest single gift commitment in its 158-year history from Edmund A. Hajim, a 1958 graduate of its School of Engineering, a highly succe...

Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professorship

October 1, 2008

At a ceremony held last spring in the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library, Professor Michael Tanenhaus was officially installed as the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bis...

Eastman Kodak Company Commits $10 Million to Help Complete Eastman Theatre

April 11, 2008

On the morning of April 11, the University gathered together with the Rochester community for a special musical program and major announcement held at Eastman Theatre. President Seligma...

Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science

March 24, 2008

On March 24, Trustee Cathy Minehan and her husband E. Gerald Corrigan welcomed and celebrated the work of Lawrence Rothenberg, the new Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science in...