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‘Fall Break’

‘Fall Break’

October 5, 2015

Students enjoy a fall break October 5–6. The perfect autumn Rochester weather we are seeing provides a glorious opportunity to rest and recharge, just in time for Meliora Weekend.

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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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‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

August 25, 2015

University Dean Paul Burgett leads the incoming class of 2019 in their first performance of the alma mater, “The Genesee,” joined by members of the University’s a cappella ensembles, President Seligman, and other campus leaders.

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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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Summer sounds

Summer sounds

August 6, 2015

Students in the Eastman Summer Trumpet Institute participate in a master class. The Eastman Summer Music program offers residential music programs and camps for middle and high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments, and half-day music workshops for all ages,

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Renovations at Interfaith Chapel

Renovations at Interfaith Chapel

July 23, 2015

The Interfaith Chapel sanctuary is being renovated to accommodate an increasingly diverse religious and spiritual campus community. Updates include new carpeting, a handicap-accessible lectern platform, a hearing loop to improve sound quality for the hearing-impaired, and expanded seating for up to 500 people.

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Wegmans Hall work underway

Wegmans Hall work underway

July 22, 2015

A view from the roof of the Hopeman Building as construction gets underway at the site of Wegmans Hall, the future home of the Goergen Institute for Data Science.

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