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Regional Campaign Launched in Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2013

On November 13, the University launched the Washington, D.C. regional campaign for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester, at the Ronald Reagan Building in ...

Together We Will Make Success a Universal Language

November 8, 2013

Scholarship support is helping students like Mike Lightman ’14S enrich their education and give back to their schools and the global community.

Rickers Endow Faculty Positions and a Scholarship at Eastman

October 15, 2013

While studying clarinet, 16-year-old Ramon “Ray” Ricker ’73E (DMA) developed an interest in jazz that led him to begin taking saxophone lessons. Over the course of more than 50 years,...

Rettner Hall Formally Dedicated

October 11, 2013

100 years from now, when the University gathers to celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation, as we recently did for the Memorial ...

Wyss Gift Strengthens Orthopaedics

September 30, 2013

Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has given the University $2 million to support clinical work and research related to geriatric fracture care being led by Stephen Kat...

The Bennett and Davielle Keiser Scholarship Challenge

September 26, 2013

For many students, paying for higher education can be a challenge. It’s a financial reality at virtually every university, including our own.

Thanks to the generosity of the Keiser Fam...

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.