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Up, up, and away

Up, up, and away

February 4, 2016

The five-story, 50-foot sculpture made from more than 40,000 compostable balloons currently on display in the Sibley Building atrium in downtown Rochester is the work of University graduate and artist Larry Moss ’92. The exhibit closes this Sunday, February 7, with a giant “popping party.” (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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‘I Heart Eastman’

‘I Heart Eastman’

January 22, 2016

Students, faculty, and staff participate in the first ever ‘I Heart Eastman’ Day, sharing what they love about the Eastman School of Music, and posting thank-you notes to Eastman alumni. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Diversity Awards 2016

Diversity Awards 2016

January 22, 2016

Walter Cooper ’56 greets violist and ROCmusic director Alexander Peña, who performed at the 2016 University of Rochester Diversity Awards reception at Witmer House on January 20. The Diversity Awards recognize the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students, grads, units, or departments of the University that contribute to diversity and inclusion through exemplary leadership. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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2015: The year in pictures

2015: The year in pictures

December 23, 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, we asked University photographer J. Adam Fenster to select his favorite Rochester photos from the past year.

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New home for a familiar face

New home for a familiar face

October 10, 2015

The bust of abolitionist and leader Frederick Douglass sits in its new home on the stairway landing in the Great Hall of Rush Rhees Library. The statue is one of the oldest on campus, having been dedicated and placed in Sibley Hall on the University’s original Prince Street campus in 1879.

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‘Silence Hurts Us All’

‘Silence Hurts Us All’

September 22, 2015

As part of National Suicide Prevention Month, the University chapter of Active Minds planted 1,100 pinwheels– representing the number of college students lost to suicide each year– in Wilson Quad in an effort to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.

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‘A spectacular day for Rochester’

‘A spectacular day for Rochester’

September 17, 2015

Joel Seligman, University president and CEO (right), and Rob Clark, senior vice president for research and dean of the Hajim School, address the media after this week’s announcement about AIM Photonics. In addition to announcing a new seven-member governance board that will include a representative from the University, Cuomo announced that the headquarters for AIM Phototics will be located in Legacy Tower, the former home of Bausch and Lomb, in downtown Rochester, while the Sibley building, where the University-affiliated High Tech Rochester is developing new space, will include a workforce development center, and Eastman Business Park will be the site of the project’s manufacturing operations.

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We remember

We remember

September 11, 2015

University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology NROTC midshipmen hold a vigil at the Meridian on the Eastman Quadrangle to honor members of the university community who were killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Partnership with East begins

Partnership with East begins

August 27, 2015

Seventh-grade English language arts teacher Craig McManus and ninth-grade global history teacher Rob Snyder ’12, ’13W (MS), an East High School graduate, talk with sixth-grade social studies and English language arts teacher Khieta Davis during a professional development training session at East last week. East Upper and Lower Schools —under a new partnership with the University—will welcome students back to the classroom September 8. The University is serving as the Educational Partnership Organization (EPO) for East starting this school year, with Shaun Nelms ’04W (MS) ’13W (EdD) leading the effort as EPO superintendent.

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Turning shovels for a new center for autism care and outpatient imaging

Turning shovels for a new center for autism care and outpatient imaging

August 17, 2015

UR Medicine leaders and patients break ground on a new building that will house a state-of-the-art outpatient Imaging Center, as well as the region’s first stand-alone clinic to integrate care of autism with pediatric neuromedicine and child and adolescent psychiatry services. Read more about this new center

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