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Sara Miller

Sara Miller serves as public information coordinator/spokesperson for the University.

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Two honored with 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards

Two honored with 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards

January 26, 2017

This year’s winners were chosen from among five nominees who were recommended by their colleagues for their commitment to diversity.

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Public Safety begins implementation of armed status

Public Safety begins implementation of armed status

January 20, 2017

At the second meeting of the Public Safety Review Board, members reviewed and approved the University policies and procedures with regard to the issuance of firearms to Department of Public Safety officers.

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Community, civil rights leader to be awarded Frederick Douglass Medal

Community, civil rights leader to be awarded Frederick Douglass Medal

January 17, 2017

Constance (Connie) Mitchell, one of Rochester history’s most influential social, civic, political and industrial activists, is being recognized for outstanding civic engagement at this year’s Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards Celebration brunch on Feb. 4.

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Richard Feldman to step down as College dean at end of academic year

Richard Feldman to step down as College dean at end of academic year

January 17, 2017

Feldman, who has served as dean of the College for the past decade, is also a professor of philosophy in the School of Arts & Sciences and will be returning to the philosophy department following a year of leave in the 2017-18 academic year.

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University Life Trustee Norman Leenhouts dies at age 81

University Life Trustee Norman Leenhouts dies at age 81

January 9, 2017

As an alumnus, advisor, and supporter of the University during the past six decades, Leenhouts helped shape the success of the institution and its programs, particularly the UR Medicine Stroke program.

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d.health Summit 2017 focuses on the future of aging

d.health Summit 2017 focuses on the future of aging

January 9, 2017

Underpinning this year’s theme are a selection of topics that discuss the future of medicine, technology, and healthcare policy as they relate to aging Americans. This national forum will be held at The New York Academy of Sciences, at the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Mark Henderson named director of Transportation and Parking Management

January 3, 2017

As director, Henderson will lead the department responsible for overall parking and transportation management services on River Campus, the Medical Center and the Eastman School of Music.

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Parking staffer honored for quick action

Parking staffer honored for quick action

December 29, 2016

Maketh “Daniel” Akok of University Parking and Transportation Services, received a Department of Public Safety Challenge Coin for his actions on Dec. 26. Akok assisted URDPS officers on a multiple vehicle motor vehicle accident in the Medical Center Parking Garage after a driver drove into a visitor’s vehicle. The pregnant visitor was attempting to get out of her car at the time of impact and was pinned in between her driver-side door and the frame of her vehicle. Without hesitation, Akok and URDPS officers placed their own well-being and safety aside and worked together to lift the vehicle away to release her trapped leg. The Department of Public Safety issued Akok a Challenge Coin, which are earned by every officer in the Department after they have graduated from URDPS Officer Academy. These coins are also given to University community members who go above and beyond to help the betterment of our community. From left to right: URDPS Lt. Joseph Hayflinger, Lt. Brian Weidman, Akok, and Sgt. Marlon Salmon.

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Board of Trustees re-elects Cathy Minehan ’68

Board of Trustees re-elects Cathy Minehan ’68

December 29, 2016

Cathy E. Minehan ’68, who served as a University of Rochester Board of Trustees member for 20 years before becoming a life trustee in May 2015, has been re-elected by the Board to serve again as a voting trustee.

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University hosts Dec. 24 event for local homeless

University hosts Dec. 24 event for local homeless

December 21, 2016

Champions of Change’s Homeless Holiday Celebration will provide a free hot meal, clothing, haircuts and more to over 100 men and women who live under the Rundel Library in downtown Rochester.

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