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$2.5 million gift supports urban education success

$2.5 million gift supports urban education success

June 20, 2018

The gift from the William and Sheila Konar Foundation will provide lead support for research and practice at the Center for Urban Education Success (CUES) within the University’s Warner School of Education.

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Celebrating award-winning faculty

Celebrating award-winning faculty

June 7, 2018

This past academic year, University of Rochester faculty have been honored with the top national and international awards in their fields. Here is a selection of our award-winning faculty.

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Schumer and Gillibrand announce $80 million for LLE in Senate bill

Schumer and Gillibrand announce $80 million for LLE in Senate bill

June 5, 2018

This Senate bill must now be reconciled with the House of Representatives’ bill, which included $68 million for LLE. Both bills reject the Administration’s budget request to cut the Lab’s FY19 funding dramatically and to phase out of all federal support for LLE in three years.

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Andrew Ainslie and Jamal Rossi reappointed to five-year deanships

Andrew Ainslie and Jamal Rossi reappointed to five-year deanships

June 5, 2018

Andrew Ainslie has led strategic curriculum and recruitment changes at Simon School, and expanded the undergraduate business program. Jamal Rossi is recognized for increased faculty recruitment, building partnerships and spurring innovation in Eastman’s music programs.

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Jane Marie Souza to lead national assessment organization

Jane Marie Souza to lead national assessment organization

May 24, 2018

The associate provost for academic administration and chief assessment officer has been voted as president-elect of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).

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‘High-risk’ research receives University seed funding

‘High-risk’ research receives University seed funding

May 23, 2018

University Research Awards for 2018-19 have been awarded to 15 projects ranging from an analysis of the roles of prisons in the Rochester region, to a new approach to genome editing, to new initiatives for advanced materials for powerful lasers.

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Outstanding dissertations honored with PhD student awards

Outstanding dissertations honored with PhD student awards

May 22, 2018

Each year Arts, Sciences & Engineering and the School of Medicine and Dentistry recognize outstanding research and dissertations by PhD students.

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Board elects two members, honors life trustees

Board elects two members, honors life trustees

May 18, 2018

University President Richard Feldman said, “Joe Abrams and Liz Bruno are already engaged with important efforts at the University, and I look forward to working more closely with them in the future.”

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YMCA of Greater Rochester, UR Medicine announce exclusive collaboration

YMCA of Greater Rochester, UR Medicine announce exclusive collaboration

May 15, 2018

Area residents will have greater access to UR Medicine wellness programs and clinical services at 17 YMCA of Greater Rochester locations.

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Headliners for Meliora Weekend 2018 announced

Headliners for Meliora Weekend 2018 announced

May 11, 2018

Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist, speaker, and author, will be the keynote speaker for the University of Rochester’s 18th Meliora Weekend, which runs October 4–7, 2018. Registration begins at noon on Wednesday, July 25.

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