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Adam Sefkow recognized for research in fusion, high-energy density physics

Adam Sefkow recognized for research in fusion, high-energy density physics

August 17, 2017

Sefkow, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and senior scientist at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics, has received a prestigious Early Career Research Program award from the US Department of Energy and the Fusion Power Associates 2017 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award.

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Rafael Klorman, ‘elegant’ scientist and ADHD expert, dies at 71

August 15, 2017

A professor of psychology in the Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Klorman also served as the director of clinical training for the doctoral program in clinical psychology, fostering the development and careers of countless students.

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University hosts International Baccalaureate World Student Conference

University hosts International Baccalaureate World Student Conference

August 8, 2017

More than 200 high school students from around the globe visited campus for the sixth annual conference, which this year focused on the theme “Defining and Defying Boundaries.”

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Registration open for Meliora Weekend

Registration open for Meliora Weekend

August 3, 2017

The University’s annual fall celebration combining family weekend, homecoming, and reunions features headliners Robin Roberts, Mike Birbiglia, Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, Jeffrey Toobin, and Peggy Noonan.

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Home Ownership Incentive Program extends to three new neighborhoods

Home Ownership Incentive Program extends to three new neighborhoods

August 2, 2017

Since the program’s founding almost a decade ago, more than $1 million in financial incentives have helped University faculty and staff achieve the dream of home ownership in Rochester.

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Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

August 1, 2017

Tanenhaus is best known for developing the Visual World Paradigm, which uses eye movements to study the mechanisms behind speech and language comprehension.

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Meet the dean: Jeffrey Runner begins tenure as dean of the College

Meet the dean: Jeffrey Runner begins tenure as dean of the College

July 31, 2017

Linguistics professor Jeffrey Runner begins his tenure as dean of the College, describing his academic and personal background and how that relates to his goals for the College’s future.

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‘He set the course of my life’: Remembering biologist William Muchmore

‘He set the course of my life’: Remembering biologist William Muchmore

July 20, 2017

Colleagues and former students remember the long-time biology professor and one of the world’s leading authorities on pseudoscorpions. Muchmore discovered and named more than 290 new species of the small arachnids in his 40-year career.

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UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

July 19, 2017

Four regional hospitals—Strong Memorial, Jones Memorial, Noyes Memorial, and St. James Mercy Hospital—will receive a total of $21.8 million in state grants to improve services and facilities for patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

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Artist Elizabeth Cohen remembered for gifts of observation

Artist Elizabeth Cohen remembered for gifts of observation

July 14, 2017

Colleagues pay tribute to Elizabeth Cohen, an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History and director of the University’s Art New York program, who died in May.

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