Robin and Tim Wentworth, University of Rochester parents and supporters, have committed $3 million to endow the directorship of the Institute for Data Science.
Scholarships have helped students like Markiyan Melnychenko ’12E, ’14E (MM) develop their craft and share “ever better” music around the world.
James Aquavella, M.D., treats blindness in infants and children. He is also helping to treat thousands of others by supporting faculty research through endowed professorships.
The Andrew P. Barowsky Foundation, Inc. has committed $1 million to establish a fellowship benefiting students of Dominican University of California pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Rochester.
Faculty and research support help scientists like Lynne Maquat, Ph.D., develop therapies that may prevent or cure many diseases caused by RNA mutations.
A $1.25 million gift from Lilyan (Lil) and Albert (Alfy) Nathan of Florida and Michael and Sherry Goldberg of Chicago will support research on myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
A $2 million gift from the Robert Fine Trust establishing the new Fine Professorship will be used to support care and research for Alzheimer’s disease.
After graduating nearly 40 years ago from the Simon Business School, Ron Fielding ’73 (MA), ’76S (MBA), P’14S is still showing his appreciation for the education he received, and in doing so, building an impressive legacy of student support.
Lendsey Achudi ’14 exemplifies what can happen when highly-motivated students have the resources to pursue their aspirations.
With the Wilmot Cancer Center on the University of Rochester Medical Center campus as its hub, the new Institute now encompasses seven satellite cancer treatment facilities and all cancer research activities at the University.