Wegmans Donates $17 Million for Data Science Program at U of R

Published 04/01 2014 01:02PM

Updated 04/01 2014 01:22PM

   Wegmans has donated $17 million to the University of Rochester.  The bulk of the money will be used to train students in the emerging field of data science.  Wegmans President Danny Wegman says that data science will not only be helpful within the grocery industry but all businesses.  U of R hopes that this generous gift will inspire others to donate funds for education. 

Wegmans also donated a $7 million dollar gift to the Golisano Children's Hospital.

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