University Archives (UR-RBSCP)

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University Archives (UR-RBSCP)

Items in the University Archives (UR-RBSCP) Collection

Green and yellow knit beanie
Knit beanie, green and yellow, belonging to Hiram J. Neun (Class of 1933).

Speech given at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple Forum, Los Angeles, California

Speech given at the New York State Welfare Conference, Buffalo, New York

Speech given at the United Negro College Fund Dinner, New York City, New York.

Speech delivered at the Visual Communications Congress, Dallas, Texas

Excerpt from the 26th Annual Convocation Address on receipt of the Civic Medal

"Remarks made in accepting Financial World's Oscar-of-Industry trophy for the best 1963 Annual Report. New York City, New York"

Speech given at the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business

Diebold Lecture on Technology and Business, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration

The Meaning of Reading
Commencement Speech given at the Columbia School, Rochester New York

Management for a Changing Society

"A message in support of the Los Angeles United Crusade."

Speech given at the City Club, Rochester, New York

Speech given on receipt of the Harvard Business School Association's Alumni Achievement Award

Commencement address at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Speech given as the John Findley Green Lecturer, at Westminster College, Fulton Missouri; with an introduction by Estill Green

Speech delivered as part of a symposium jointly sponsored by the Academy of Political Science and the Council for Financial Aid to Education

Speech given at First Unitarian Church, Wilmington, Delaware

Guenther, Theresa
Guenther shown in the 1990 yearbook and speaking at the 2008 Wilson Day

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Wilsons
Joseph C. Wilson and his wife, Marie (Peggy) Wilson (center), served as the hosts for Eleanor Roosevelt when she visited Rochester for a University conference and other presentations in 1950.

Honorary Degree Recipients

ALPHABETICAL BY LAST NAME(LINK TO CHRONOLOGICAL) NAME DEGREE YEAR ABBOTT, George Doctor of Humane Letters 1961 ABRAMS, Meyer Howard Doctor of Humane Letters 1978 ADAM, Robert Borthwick II Doctor of Letters 1937 ADAMS, John Quincy Doctor of…

William H. Riker University Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

Year Recipient Department Occasion 2019 William Jones Chemistry Commencement 2018 Joanne Larson Teaching & Curriculum (Warner) Commencement 2017 Robert Westbrook History Commencement 2016 Richard Feldman Philosophy Commencement 2015 Randall…

Lifetime Achievement in Graduate Education Award

YearRecipientTitle and Department2018 Deborah Cory-Slechta Professor of Environmental Medicine 2017 Thomas Hahn Professor of English 2016 Duncan Moore Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor of Optical Engineering 2015 Ralph P. Locke Professor of…

G. Graydon Curtis ’58 and Jane W. Curtis Award for Nontenured Faculty Teaching

YearRecipientDepartment2019 Ignacio Franco Chemistry 2019 Andrew White Chemical Engineering 2018 Wyatt Tenhaeff Chemical Engineering 2018 Chigusa Kurumada Brain & Cognitive Sciences 2017 Jayne Lammers Teaching & Curriculum (Warner…

Edward Peck Curtis Awards for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Year Recipient Department 2019 Benjamin Baker Music Theory 2019 Camden Burd Writing, Speaking and Argument Program 2019 Madeline Cappelloni Biomedical Engineering 2019 Ashley Conklin Writing, Speaking and Argument Program 2019 Elaina McKie Music…

Edward Peck Curtis Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

YearRecipientDepartment2019 Vincent Hope Simon Business School Chris Muir Mechanical Engineering Heidi Tribunella Simon Business School Stella Wang AS&E- Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program 2018 David M. Primo Political Science and…

Frederick Douglass Medal

2018 Paul Burgett ‘68E, ‘76E (PhD)A musician, scholar, teacher, and University leader for over half a century and one of the Rochester community’s most prominent and beloved figures. Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.Co-founder and president of Frederick…

George Eastman Medal

Year Recipient Achievement Occasion 2019 Barbara Iglewski Chair Emeritus of Microbiology and Immunology, Member of the National Women's Hall of Fame SMD Commencement 2019 Donna Strickland 2019 Nobel Prize Recipient in Physics College…

Hutchison Medal

Year Recipient Achievement 2019 Ruth Lawrence '49 (MD) Physician, pioneer and leader in the fields breastfeeding and toxicology 2018 Mary Ellen Burris '68W (Mas) Senior vice president of consumer affairs for Wegmans Food Markets Inc. 2017 Carol…

Rochester Distinguished Scholar

Year Recipient Division Degree(s) 2019 Donna Strickland College Ph.D. Optics 1989 2015 Stephen D. Fantone College B.S. Electrical Engineering 1974, Ph.D. Optics 1979 2014 Yuh-geng Tsay College M.S. Chemistry 1975, Ph.D. Chemistry 1977 2013 John…

Carla Yanni: Neilly Series Lecture
Carla Yanni will discuss her most recent book, The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Yanni tells the story of therapeutic design, from America’s earliest purpose-builtinstitutions to the asylum construction frenzy in the…

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

The following faculty are or were elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences: Adolph, Edward Frederick (1895-1986) Election: 1954, Fellow Affiliation at election: University of Rochester Residence at election: Rochester, NY…

The following individuals have served as Chair of the Board of Trustees  John Nichols Wilder, 1850-1858  William Kelly, 1860-1872  John Bond Trevor, 1872-1885  Edward Bright, 1886-1893  Edward Mott Moore, 1893-1902  Rufus Adams Sibley,…

Honorary Degree Recipients

CHRONOLOGICAL(LINK TO ALPHABETICAL) NAME DEGREE YEAR EVENT 2018 FIELDING, Ronald H. '73 (MA), '76S (MBA) Doctor of Laws Simon School Commencement 2018 DOUGLASS, Frederick Doctor of Laws AS&E Commencement 2017 SINGER, Paul Doctor of…

Todd Union
Opened in 1930 with the other original River Campus buildings, the Student Union was dedicated in honor of George W. Todd, 1860-1936, who first envisioned the possibilities of the original Oak Hill golf course as a new campus location, and the…

Rush Rhees Library: Great Hall (Circulation Room)
For many years the Great Hall was the active hub of the library where the circulation desk and card catalog were located. It provided the only entrance and exit to the stacks. One could gaze down into the room through the windows in the corridor one…

Rush Rhees Library: Martin E. Messinger Periodical Reading Room
From its inception in 1930, this room has always been the main reading room of the Rush Rhees Library and a favorite for student study. Once housing the reference department, it now contains the most recent issues of hundreds of periodicals. In…

Completed and dedicated as the Math-Science Tower in 1971, the eleven-story building was made possible by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. In 1981 it was rededicated in honor of University Trustee Ray…

Dandelion Square Clocktower
Designed to be a focal point of River Campus activity this brick crossway with trees, benches, lighting and landmark clock tower was dedicated in 2000 in honor of the school flower the Dandelion. The square is located between the Robert B. Goergen…

Rush Rhees Library: Gleason Library
Described as a library space of the 21st century, the Gleason Library was dedicated November 2, 2007. Its design is based upon direct input from numerous students and encourages group interaction, as well as providing quiet space. It includes a small…

Rush Rhees Library: Hawkins Carlson Room
Originally the Reserve Reading Room alumni who graduated before 1970 will remember spending hours in this space reading  texts on reserve for class assignments. After 1970, the space was used by the Reference Department and later the Interlibrary…

Rush Rhees Library: Rossell Hope Robbins Library for Medieval Studies
Opened in 1987, the Rossell Hope Robbins Library is a non-circulating medieval studies library at the University of Rochester. The Library contains comprehensive holdings across medieval history, literature, art, and culture, with particular strength…

Tim Weiner: Neilly Series Lecture
Pulitzer Prize winner, Tim Weiner, examines the history of the CIA from its creation after World War II, through its battles in the cold war and the war on terror, to its near-collapse after 9/11. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA earned Weiner…

Edward Mendelson: Neilly Series Lecture
Edward Mendelson, UR Class of 1966, is Literary Executor of the Estate of W.H. Auden and Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of Early Auden, Later Auden and the editor of W.H. Auden’s Complete…

Nancy Kress: Neilly Series Lecture
Rochesterian Nancy Kress has written more than twenty-three books and won four Nebula Awards and a Hugo for her science fiction writing. A one-time corporate copy writer, Kress taught at the State University of New York at Brockport, frequently…

Marie Howe: Neilly Series Lecture
Marie Howe’s new volume of poetry, The Kingdom of Ordinary Time, explores the difference between the self and the soul, the secular and the sacred, and where is the kingdom of heaven? How does one live in Ordinary Time—during those periods that are…

Carl Zimmer: Neilly Series Lecture
Our brains are the foundation for who were are—they store our memories, give rise to our emotions, and enable us to look to the future. But our brains remain a terra incognita, an inner continent that remains barely explored. Only recently have…

Brit Bennett: Neilly Series Lecture
Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett’s mesmerizing first novel, The Mothers, is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. By employing entrancing, lyrical prose, The Mothers asks…

Dave Chisholm: Neilly Series Lecture
Dave Chisholm is a trumpet player, songwriter, composer, bandleader, educator, and visual artist. He is the writer and illustrator of the 2009 graphic novel Let’s Go to Utah! and his work appeared in highly-regarded comics publications such as Dark…

Joann S. Lublin: Neilly Series Lecture
Joann S. Lublin is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and management news editor for The Wall Street Journal. She was one of the first female reporters at The Journal, and created its first career advice column. Her book, Earning It: Hard-Won…

Garrard Conley: Neilly Series Lecture
As a young man, Garrard Conley, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small Arkansas town, was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When he was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was forced to make a life-changing decision: attend a…

Jenny Nordberg: Neilly Series Lecture
Jenny Nordberg is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and television producer. She has worked around the globe reporting on nuclear proliferation, foreign aid, human trafficking, the global financial crisis, as well as many human rights issues.…