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Announcing the Inaugural Tibetan Innovation Challenge

Announcing the Inaugural Tibetan Innovation Challenge

July 1, 2015

The Tibetan Innovation Challenge is a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition created to improve the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees.

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University public relations efforts recognized by Rochester PRSA

University public relations efforts recognized by Rochester PRSA

June 26, 2015

University public relations professionals were recognized with six PRism Awards and five Awards of Excellence during the 2015 Rochester Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America PRism Awards ceremony.

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New director appointed for Robbins Library, Koller-Collins Center

New director appointed for Robbins Library, Koller-Collins Center

June 16, 2015

Marie L. Turner has been appointed director of the Rossell Hope Robbins Library and the Koller-Collins Center for English Studies at the River Campus Libraries. The Rossell Hope Robbins Library houses one of the most comprehensive medieval studies collections in North America.

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Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

June 11, 2015

Professor Danielle Benoit and her students will be serving lemonade and explaining their work on childhood cancer therapies this weekend as part of a national effort organized by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has helped fund her research.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

June 9, 2015

Golisano Children’s Hospital has earned a place among the nation’s best hospitals in two pediatric specialty areas – nephrology and endocrine/diabetes – in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

June 9, 2015

John J. Foxe, a nationally-regarded scientist in the field of neurobiology who currently serves as the director of Research for the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been named the research director of the DelMonte Neuromedicine Institute (DNI) and the Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.

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Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

June 8, 2015

Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a leading scholar of monetary and financial economics, has been appointed as the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics. His appointment is effective January 1, 2016.

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Five students named recipients of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Center Urban Scholar Award

Five students named recipients of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Center Urban Scholar Award

June 5, 2015

The Susan B. Anthony Center has selected five students to receive the 2015 Susan B. Anthony Urban Scholar Award, a $1,000 scholarship given to current and former students in the Rochester City School District enrolled or planning to enroll in college or trade school.

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Preliminary construction work to begin June 15 at site of new Wegmans Hall

Preliminary construction work to begin June 15 at site of new Wegmans Hall

June 3, 2015

The new building will be located at the current midway point of Hutchison Rd., in between Hopeman and Hylan buildings. As part of the overall construction plan, Hutchison Rd. will no longer be a thoroughfare and will be permanently reduced to only provide access into the Wallis Hall parking lot and Dewey Parking Lot.

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President announces Elizabeth Stauderman as new vice president for Communications

President announces Elizabeth Stauderman as new vice president for Communications

May 28, 2015

Stauderman is an experienced leader in external relations, institutional positioning and issues management. Her career in higher education of more than 20 years has included roles in communications, alumni relations, annual fundraising, and student affairs.

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