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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...

Barry Florescue Becomes Namesake for Undergraduate Business Degree Program

July 1, 2011

University Trustee Barry Florescue ’66 has contributed $5 million to the University’s newly created undergraduate business major. In recognition of the generous support and contribution...

Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Endow Professorship to Support Wilmot Cancer Center Research

July 1, 2011

After listening to their friend Judy Wilmot Linehan describe the devastating effect of cancer on her family, and hearing Michael Donnelly’s incredible survival story thanks to the physi...

Alumni Donate $1 Million to Medical Center

June 1, 2011

Longtime supporters of the University Karen Webb Sutherland ’61N, P’85 and her husband, Robert M. Sutherland ’66M (PhD), P’85 have committed $1 million to fund an endowed scholarship an...

New Messinger Deanship Announced for Eastman School of Music

June 1, 2011

Through a generous commitment by University Life Trustee Martin Messinger ’49 and Joan MessingerDouglas Lowry, the Eastman School’s sixth dean, will be named the first Joan and Martin...

Bay Area Alumna Makes $1 Million Commitment

June 1, 2011

Carol D. Karp ’74, P’11 has made a commitment of $1 million to support the endowment of internships, the University Technology Development Fund, and the College, River Campus libraries,...

Career Center Named for Gwen Greene

June 1, 2011

For more than 20 years, University of Rochester alumna and Board of Trustees member Gwen Greene '65 has provided encouragement, support, and mentoring for students hoping to break into ...

Joseph F. Cunningham Endows Professorship in History

June 1, 2011

Joseph F. Cunningham ’67 (MA), founder of the Washington, D.C-area law firm Cunningham & Associates, and his wife, Andrea, have made a generous $1 million gift commitment to establish a...

Medical Research Building Named for E. Philip Saunders

April 8, 2011

"The most important thing Phil has done today is give thousands and thousands of patients hope."
—Dr. Bradford Berk, chief executive officer, University of Rochester Medical Center at an...

New Warner School Building Named in Honor of Raymond F. LeChase

March 15, 2011

R. Wayne LeChase and his wife Beverly have made a $3.5 million commitment to the University in recognition of the important role education plays in improving lives and strengthening the...