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Tradition Video: The Nobel Closet

Tradition Video: The Nobel Closet

When the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry’s founding dean, George H. Whipple, M.D., retired, the Nobel Laureate left his award-winning research documentation behind.  At the time, there was no system in place to collect and preserve the important work of Rochester faculty.  So Whipple’s papers were stashed away – and forgotten.  In this Tradition video, find out how they unexpectedly surfaced -- decades later.