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Public Safety debuts new Adopt-a-Hall program

Public Safety debuts new Adopt-a-Hall program

August 29, 2014

As part of the program, assigned officers will introduce themselves to the residents and provide them with their work e-mail address. They will attend hall meetings at least two times per semester, and hall staff will be able to request safety and prevention presentations through them.

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Political science researchers earn top awards

Political science researchers earn top awards

August 22, 2014

Lynda Powell, Gerald Gamm, G. Bingham Powell, Jr., and Hein Goemans will be recognized for their award-winning research during the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in August.

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URMC mourns passing of pediatric cardiologist Chloe Alexson

URMC mourns passing of pediatric cardiologist Chloe Alexson

August 22, 2014

Known for the extraordinary rapports she established with patients and an uncanny photographic memory, Alexson worked at the hospital and university for 45 years.

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Strong West ED opens after receiving state approval

Strong West ED opens after receiving state approval

August 18, 2014

The New York State Department of Health has granted approval for an off-campus Emergency Department (ED) at UR Medicine’s Strong West site in Brockport, making it the first such model in Upstate New York.

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Thomas Farrell to lead Advancement

Thomas Farrell to lead Advancement

August 6, 2014

Thomas J. Farrell ’88,’94 (MS) has been named to lead the University’s advancement effort, which is in the public phase of a $1.2 billion capital campaign. Farrell brings more than 24 years of advancement experience, which began in 1990 as class campaign fundraiser at the University.

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Strong West ribbon-cutting celebrates first year, looks forward to new services

Strong West ribbon-cutting celebrates first year, looks forward to new services

August 1, 2014

The New York State Department of Health is expected to grant final approval soon for the off-campus Emergency Department (ED), making it the first such model in Upstate New York. The opening of the new Strong West Emergency will mean a return of higher-level, 24-hour emergency care to the Brockport area.

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Teen Health and Success Conference focuses on self-esteem, professional networking

July 18, 2014

More than 80 Rochester high school students will attend the two-day Teen Health and Success Conference on River Campus to focus on developing strategies for successful employment and crafting a statement about career aspirations and future goals.

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Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

July 14, 2014

As dean, Olivares will serve as the senior strategist on student and faculty diversity, responsible for providing a vision and a strategy to help AS&E administration proactively create an inclusive environment.

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‘The end of the beginning’: A plan to save East High School

‘The end of the beginning’: A plan to save East High School

June 30, 2014

At the request of the Rochester City School Board, the University has submitted a plan intended to administer East High School, the largest high school in Rochester which is on the verge of being closed by the State because of inadequate performance.

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