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Jonathan Burdick receives national award for diversity efforts

Jonathan Burdick receives national award for diversity efforts

September 30, 2016

The vice provost and dean of college admission, was presented with the Inclusion, Access and Success award by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

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Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

September 27, 2016

School of Nursing Assistant Professor LaRon Nelson was named the inaugural Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Chair in HIV Program Science for Africa, Caribbean, and Black communities.

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Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

September 26, 2016

The annual event where many participants wear high heels and fun shoes during a one-mile walk around Ontario Beach Park benefits the Willow Domestic Violence Center. The “Walk A Mile in My Shoes” event coincides with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

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Think Safe report now online

Think Safe report now online

September 21, 2016

The University’s annual security and fire safety compliance document, Think Safe, is available on the Department of Public Safety’s website. Think Safe contains crime statistics for crimes reported on campus for the three previous calendar years.

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Public Safety graduates most diverse class ever

Public Safety graduates most diverse class ever

September 19, 2016

The newest class of non-sworn officers includes individuals proficient in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Patois, and have joined Public Safety from a wide range of professional backgrounds.

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Joan Shelley Rubin named director of the Humanities Center

Joan Shelley Rubin named director of the Humanities Center

September 18, 2016

Joan Shelley Rubin, a noted scholar of American history, has been named the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center. The center will celebrate the opening of its permanent home in Rush Rhees Library in October.

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Never forget: Remembering September 11

Never forget: Remembering September 11

September 9, 2016

Among the nearly 3,000 people who died during September 11 attacks were six alumni—three who had just settled in to their offices in the World Trade Center; two who were flying aboard United Flight 93 when it crashed in rural Pennsylvania; and one who rushed to help survivors escaping the crumbling towers. This year and every year, we remember those we lost.

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All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

August 29, 2016

All of the University’s campuses and locations will become tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. A new policy will reflect this change, which applies to River Campus, the Eastman School of Music, and all other University properties, including the Medical Center.

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Teaching the teachers about students with disabilities

Teaching the teachers about students with disabilities

August 25, 2016

Three colleagues from the University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning joined forces this summer to teach a nationally available online course on supporting and teaching students with disabilities in the college classroom.

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