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Office of the President

Photo Gallery 2008–09

Urban Fellows
June 30

President Seligman eats lunch with Urban Fellows students

President Seligman, far right, hears Nathalia Martinez, a Rochester native and a senior at St. John Fisher College, describe her summer as a Rochester Urban Fellow. She’s one of 16 college students—nine from the University or Rochester—working for nonprofits and agencies around the city. They met for a tour of Foodlink, the regional food bank and one of the participating agencies, and shared lunch on June 30. The program is directed by University staff and supported by the Kauffman Foundation, Rochester Area Community Foundation and Eastman Kodak Co.

Annual Garden Party Address: “The Power of Transforming Ideas”
June 10

President Seligman at Garden Party

In his speech at the 41st annual Garden Party at the Memorial Art Gallery, President Seligman emphasized the role of a research university and the "human beings who are the teachers, scholars, and researchers who have been pivotal to the progress of this University."