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Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

October 3, 2016

The deadline to register in the state of New York for next month’s election is October 14.

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Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry; Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, are the recipients of the 2016 Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

October 3, 2016

Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

October 3, 2016

Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

September 30, 2016

Established in 2013 and named for the vice president and senior advisor to the president, the Burgett Center promotes cultural awareness and engagement, and educates on issues of identity, culture, and diversity.

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Curt Smith: Vin Scully ‘the best there ever was’

Curt Smith: Vin Scully ‘the best there ever was’

September 29, 2016

Smith’s 2009 book, Pull Up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story is the only biography written on the iconic broadcaster. “He’s a very humble man, and I think he feels his work speaks for itself,” Smith says. “Nobody says a bad word about him. Nobody.”

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‘Reinvented Douglass’ new hub of student life

‘Reinvented Douglass’ new hub of student life

September 27, 2016

The Frederick Douglass Building officially re-opens this week after a complete renovation of the iconic 79,000-square-foot space. “I feel like I’m in a different building,” says Laura Ballou ’97, director of the Campus Center.

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Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

September 19, 2016

The student leaders talk about the major issues on campus, their hobbies and pet peeves, and their goals for the coming year and life after Rochester.

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