University History; University Archives

Feb 14, 2020
"Who were my deaf predecessors?"
By Melissa Mead
Corinna Hill, PhD student in our department of history, sent in a newspaper clipping from 1921 that described six deaf students who attended the University at the same time.
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Nov 12, 2019
Azariah Boody: Our Dandelion Fellow
By Melissa Mead
Azariah Boody (1815-1885) is remembered (when we remember him) for donating the land for the University’s first campus. But without him, there would be no dandelions, no Yellowjackets, no Dandelion Yellow, no Dandelion Day, no D’Lions...
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Jun 10, 2019
Born on this day: David Jayne Hill
By Melissa Mead
David Jayne Hill was born in the same year as the University of Rochester, 1850, and would become its second president in 1889.
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