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River Campus construction update

River Campus construction update

August 19, 2016

This summer has been one of the most active construction periods of all time on River Campus. Multiple new facilities and improvement projects are wrapping up, while others are still in progress. With the new academic year starting this week, here is an update on many of the bigger projects on River Campus and what is soon reopening.

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$19 million grant will help speed medical advances to patients

$19 million grant will help speed medical advances to patients

August 11, 2016

The University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is one of 12 institutions in the nation to receive the award, which supports “bench-to-bedside” research programs that remove hurdles in the process of applying medical research to patient treatment.

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The University president who was an Olympian

The University president who was an Olympian

August 4, 2016

Before he became the University of Rochester’s youngest president, Alan Valentine played a part in one of the great upsets in Olympic Games history.

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Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

August 4, 2016

Feng (Vankee) Lin will be presented with the Brilliant New Investigator Award from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science in Washington, D.C.

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Restoring a River Campus original

Restoring a River Campus original

August 2, 2016

This summer, a team of experts, engineers, and facilities crew worked together to painstakingly restore 90 panels of stained glass originally designed in 1928 for Strong Auditorium.

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Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

August 2, 2016

Of nearly 5,000 hospitals whose data were evaluated fro 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report, only 10% earned this designation.

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SMILEmobile brings dental care to patients with special needs

SMILEmobile brings dental care to patients with special needs

August 2, 2016

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s new, custom designed SMILEmobile provides access to people with special needs, including older adults, people with developmental disabilities, and other medically complex conditions.

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URMC tapped for national initiative to improve training for residents

URMC tapped for national initiative to improve training for residents

July 26, 2016

The Medical Center is one of only eight institutions selected to lead a four-year, nationwide effort to improve residency training for doctors. The new model focuses on patient safety.

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Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

July 21, 2016

A $1.2 million Talent Search grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable academic services for upwards of 500 RCSD students each year via College Prep Centers at East High School and Vanguard Collegiate High School.

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Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

July 21, 2016

As dean of graduate studies, Sturge-Apple will continue to strengthen and grow graduate programs, and provide cohesion for graduate studies so that master’s and doctoral students have a strong connection to AS&E.

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