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Dining Services grows its local foods program through partnership with Harvest Table

Dining Services grows its local foods program through partnership with Harvest Table

August 14, 2018

Dining Services is now one of a few college and university dining programs nationwide to embrace a fresh, customized “food first” philosophy through a new partnership with Harvest Table Culinary Group.

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Honorary professorships awarded for excellence in teaching

Honorary professorships awarded for excellence in teaching

August 2, 2018

John Tarduno has been awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorship, and Thomas Eickbush and James Zavislan are recipients of the Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professorship.

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Ellen Matson wins fellowship supporting innovative teaching

Ellen Matson wins fellowship supporting innovative teaching

July 27, 2018

Assistant professor of chemistry Ellen Matson is one of five inaugural recipients of the Course Hero-Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, awarded for balancing research with a commitment to innovative teaching practices.

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University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

July 27, 2018

The expansion of the University Health Service (UHS) Building on River Campus will add approximately 6,000 square feet of space for UHS services, including expanded access to mental health care, and meeting spaces for health support groups.

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Narcan emergency overdose treatment added to University’s AED cabinets

Narcan emergency overdose treatment added to University’s AED cabinets

July 24, 2018

Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medicine used to reverse an opioid overdose, is now included in all of the University’s publicly accessible AED (automated external defibrillator) cabinets, enabling anyone to administer the potentially life-saving treatment.

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Dean Donald Hall shares priorities, vision for Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Dean Donald Hall shares priorities, vision for Arts, Sciences & Engineering

July 16, 2018

The Quadcast team sits down with Donald Hall, the new dean of the faculty for Arts, Sciences & Engineering, to discuss his approach to building academic communities, to growing an increasingly diverse and inclusive faculty, and to fostering the internationalization of higher education.

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Missy Pfohl Smith named director of Institute for Performing Arts

Missy Pfohl Smith named director of Institute for Performing Arts

July 3, 2018

The Institute for Performing Arts was formed in 2015 to bring together the disciplines of music, theater, and dance into a collaborative venture. Smith, who also serves as the director of the Program of Movement and Dance, is appointed to a three-year term

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New report details growth of University of Rochester   

New report details growth of University of Rochester  

June 21, 2018

New economic data from CGR places the University of Rochester as the largest private sector employer in upstate New York, noting that the education and healthcare sectors overall now account for 20% of all jobs in the state.

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