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University announces tuition, financial aid increases for 2017-18

University announces tuition, financial aid increases for 2017-18

February 25, 2017

Tuition for undergraduates in the College will increase 3.7 percent to $51,090 for the 2017-18 academic year. Room and board will increase 3.4 percent to $15,324. Tuition for the Eastman School of Music will also increase 3.7 percent to $51,440. Undergraduate financial aid will increase 4.3 % over the current year forecast to $138.1 million.

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New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

February 24, 2017

River Campus’ newest residence hall, which will overlook the Genesee River from its east side, will also bear its name. Scheduled to open this fall, Genesee Hall will feature housing for approximately 150 freshmen, as well as meeting rooms, a new locker room facility, and training rooms for athletic programs.

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Albert Simon, leading thermonuclear theoretician, remembered as generous mentor

Albert Simon, leading thermonuclear theoretician, remembered as generous mentor

February 20, 2017

His seminal contributions to the field helped attract graduate students to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. He died February 5, 2017, at age 92.

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Mavrinac reappointed to five-year deanship

Mavrinac reappointed to five-year deanship

February 17, 2017

Mavrinac is a recognized leader in the creation of inspiring learning spaces and the development of digital services. In her first five years here, she has led two major space renovations in Rush Rhees Library—the creation of Evans Lam Square, and the forthcoming iZone.

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Diversity Engagement Survey report now available

Diversity Engagement Survey report now available

February 11, 2017

Results from the first University-wide Diversity Engagement Survey (DES) will serve as a baseline to inform the work of the Presidential Diversity Council, which was established by President Seligman in November 2016.

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Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

February 11, 2017

The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna ’75, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, is the first Latino to serve on the country’s second highest court. He will be bestowed the Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal, the University’s highest alumni award.

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Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

February 7, 2017

Lynne E. Maquat, the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has spent her career unraveling what happens in our cells during disease.

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Events celebrating black history

Events celebrating black history

February 1, 2017

W. Kamau Bell, sociopolitical comedian and host of the Emmy-nominated CNN show United Shades of America, highlights a month of lectures, films, performances, and exhibits.

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Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

January 31, 2017

Simon Business School is again listed among the world’s best business schools in an annual ranking published today by the Financial Times of London. Simon is listed as 2nd in the world for finance and 5th in the world for economics.

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