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Teen Health and Success Conference focuses on self-esteem, professional networking

July 18, 2014

More than 80 Rochester high school students will attend the two-day Teen Health and Success Conference on River Campus to focus on developing strategies for successful employment and crafting a statement about career aspirations and future goals.

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Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

July 14, 2014

As dean, Olivares will serve as the senior strategist on student and faculty diversity, responsible for providing a vision and a strategy to help AS&E administration proactively create an inclusive environment.

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‘The end of the beginning’: A plan to save East High School

‘The end of the beginning’: A plan to save East High School

June 30, 2014

At the request of the Rochester City School Board, the University has submitted a plan intended to administer East High School, the largest high school in Rochester which is on the verge of being closed by the State because of inadequate performance.

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Financial Times ranks Simon among best for masters in finance

Financial Times ranks Simon among best for masters in finance

June 23, 2014

Out of the schools ranked by Financial Times, the Simon Business School MSF program ranked 7th among all business schools in the U.S. and 37th in the world.

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Robert Boyd awarded honorary doctorate by University of Glasgow

Robert Boyd awarded honorary doctorate by University of Glasgow

June 23, 2014

Robert Boyd, professor of optics and physics and a pioneer in the field of nonlinear optical physics, will be awarded an honorary doctor of science degree this summer by the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

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Warner School professor awarded Fulbright scholar grant

Warner School professor awarded Fulbright scholar grant

June 23, 2014

Associate professor Martin Lynch has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Russia. Lynch will conduct research on the beliefs of local childcare and child development experts on what is needed to help children develop and thrive in psychologically and emotionally healthy ways.

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Executive MBA program evolving to meet professional, industry needs

Executive MBA program evolving to meet professional, industry needs

June 17, 2014

Simon will offer an innovative hands-on leadership module and an online component to allow busy executives to attend classes on campus just once a month.

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Scott Paauw, senior lecturer in linguistics, dies at 57

Scott Paauw, senior lecturer in linguistics, dies at 57

June 13, 2014

A self-described historian at heart, Paauw thought that the beauty of language lies in “how cultures interact, how cultures define their language, and how contact between languages, cultures, and societies reshapes the language.”

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Summer evening carillon concerts  feature world performers

Summer evening carillon concerts feature world performers

June 11, 2014

The annual event features carillonneurs who travel throughout the world to perform music specifically written for the instrument of bells. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring folding chairs, blankets, snacks or picnics, and relax on the lawn on the west side of Rush Rhees Library.

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Thomas DiPiero named dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Thomas DiPiero named dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

June 10, 2014

DiPiero, dean for humanities and interdisciplinary studies in AS&E, will also serve as professor in the Departments of English and World Languages and Literatures at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas.

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