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Testani named assistant dean, executive director of Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center

Testani named assistant dean, executive director of Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center

February 19, 2015

Joe Testani succeeds Burt Nadler, current director of the Greene Center, who announced his intent to retire last year after 16 years in the position. Testani will join the University in June 2015.

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Russell Peck to receive award from Medieval Academy of America

Russell Peck to receive award from Medieval Academy of America

February 17, 2015

The Kindrick-CARA Award is presented annually to a member of the organization for their leadership in developing, organizing, and sponsoring work in medieval studies. Peck has been a faculty member at the University for 54 years, during which time he has received numerous commendations.

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Robin and Tim Wentworth make $3 million commitment to endow directorship of Institute for Data Science

Robin and Tim Wentworth make $3 million commitment to endow directorship of Institute for Data Science

February 5, 2015

“We view being part of the formative stages of the Institute for Data Science as a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Tim Wentworth, a member of the University’s Board of Trustees since 2013.

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Posse Foundation founder and president to deliver the 2015 College Commencement Address

Posse Foundation founder and president to deliver the 2015 College Commencement Address

February 5, 2015

Deborah Bial, founder and president of The Posse Foundation, one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and readiness programs for urban high school students in the United States, will deliver the 165th College commencement address.

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EPA recognizes University for waste-reducing efforts

EPA recognizes University for waste-reducing efforts

February 5, 2015

The WasteWise program helps organizations and businesses apply sustainable materials management practices to reduce municipal and industrial wastes. WasteWise participants reported preventing and diverting a total of nearly 7.6 million tons of waste from being disposed in landfills or incinerators in 2013.

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Anthony Kinslow named associate vice president for human resources

Anthony Kinslow named associate vice president for human resources

February 3, 2015

Tony Kinslow will join the University in March and succeeds Chuck Murphy, who retired on Feb. 2 after 17 years at the University. Kinslow’s duties will encompass human resources programs and services for every division of the University.

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Ainslie: ‘Taking Meckling’s vision into the future’

Ainslie: ‘Taking Meckling’s vision into the future’

February 3, 2015

The University celebrated Andrew Ainslie’s appointment as dean of the Simon Business School at an investiture ceremony at the Interfaith Chapel on Feb. 3. During the ceremony, President Joel Seligman presented Ainslie with a Dean’s Medal in recognition of his leadership.

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Rochester competes for national photonics institute

Rochester competes for national photonics institute

February 1, 2015

A consortium that includes the University as a key participant has been named one of three finalists to make New York the home for a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 29, 2015

Linda Chaudron, professor of psychiatry, of obstetrics and gynecology, and of pediatrics and senior associate dean for diversity at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, will receive this year’s Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a champion of women in science and medicine.

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MAG closed today after nearby fire

MAG closed today after nearby fire

January 27, 2015

The Memorial Art Gallery remains closed Wednesday, Jan. 28, after a fire damaged a nearby building that was once part of the University’s historic Prince Street Campus.

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