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Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

April 24, 2018

In his three-year term at the National Science Foundation, Kautz will direct the agency’s support for research in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and data science.

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David McCamant wins first College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship

David McCamant wins first College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship

April 18, 2018

With 12 years on the faculty, the associate professor of chemistry is being widely praised by his former students for his role in their current success as scientists.

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Researchers win Furth Fund awards to support early career scientists

Researchers win Furth Fund awards to support early career scientists

April 16, 2018

Kathryn Knowles, assistant professor of chemistry, and Martina Poletti, assistant professor of neuroscience, are this year’s recipients of University Furth Fund awards.

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University remembers Andrew Kende, professor emeritus of chemistry

University remembers Andrew Kende, professor emeritus of chemistry

April 16, 2018

Kende was a former chair of the Department of Chemistry and a world renowned organic chemist and inventor who specialized in the synthesis of complex molecules, including ones used for anti-cancer treatments.

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CNN’s Ana Navarro to speak at University’s Diversity Conference

CNN’s Ana Navarro to speak at University’s Diversity Conference

April 11, 2018

The University’s annual Diversity Conference kicks off a day of discussion with a keynote address from CNN political analyst Ana Navarro.

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Leading experts to offer designs for diversity

Leading experts to offer designs for diversity

April 9, 2018

President Richard Feldman recently announced that he has engaged the support of the consulting firm DeEtta Jones and Associates to help guide key elements of the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.

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Descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington hopes to create ‘one million abolitionists’

Descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington hopes to create ‘one million abolitionists’

April 6, 2018

Kenneth B. Morris Jr. spoke to a University gathering Thursday about his goal of creating helping to end human trafficking, and was presented with the University’s Frederick Douglass Medal.

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Kevin Beckford is a man on a mission to increase staff diversity

Kevin Beckford is a man on a mission to increase staff diversity

March 30, 2018

Kevin Beckford talks about why diversity matters as he begins his new role as the University’s first senior director of staff diversity, equity, and inclusion. “I actually think it’s a work in progress,” he says. “I don’t think you ever achieve a plateau where you can say, ‘We’re there.’”

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Congress’ spending bill funds the agencies, programs important to the University

Congress’ spending bill funds the agencies, programs important to the University

March 25, 2018

In this final spending bill, Congress rejected many of the cuts and program eliminations proposed by the Administration in its FY18 budget request and instead provided increases to federal investments in scientific research, education, student aid, and healthcare programs.

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Rebuilding trust and restoring community

Rebuilding trust and restoring community

March 22, 2018

Experts trained in a method of conflict resolution called “restorative practices” have been engaged by the University to rebuild trust in the wake of the White Report. Members of the University community who are interested in learning more are encouraged to attend a workshop, “Healing Harm and Rebuilding Community Through Restorative Practices,” on Monday, March 26, in the Wegmans Hall auditorium.

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