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2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced

2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced

April 27, 2017

The University of Rochester will recognize the outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars, and humanitarians by bestowing 2017 honorary degrees, medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching.

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Democratic mayoral candidates to square off in River Campus town hall April 29

Democratic mayoral candidates to square off in River Campus town hall April 29

April 27, 2017

The event is hosted by the community engagement committee of the Students’ Association Government. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. in Hoyt Auditorium, and the town hall will run from noon to 2:30.

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University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

April 26, 2017

Two University of Rochester start-up companies are among those singled out in a new report from the Science Coalition identifying 102 companies that trace their roots to federally-funded university research.

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Wegmans Hall opens doors to data science

Wegmans Hall opens doors to data science

April 24, 2017

Dedicated during Meliora Weekend last fall, Wegmans Hall will open for researchers this year and will become the home to the Goergen Institute for Data Science.

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Events support scientific research

Events support scientific research

April 18, 2017

Many members of the University community are expected to take part in the March for Science on Saturday, April 22, in Washington, D.C., or in the Rochester-based march planned for the same day.

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Staff recognized for outstanding service

Staff recognized for outstanding service

April 17, 2017

Andrea Clarke of the Center for Community Health is among the several outstanding staff members honored this year for their significant and longstanding contributions to the University and to the Rochester community.

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‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

April 11, 2017

The proposed cuts would severely impact our research programs and University operations and significantly diminish the University’s contribution to regional economic growth.

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Jennifer Grotz receives Guggenheim fellowship for poetry

Jennifer Grotz receives Guggenheim fellowship for poetry

April 10, 2017

The author of four volumes of poetry, Grotz joins 20 other current Rochester faculty who have received Guggenheim Fellowships, which are among the most coveted academic awards.

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NEH grant helps libraries preserve Rochester’s LGBTQ history

NEH grant helps libraries preserve Rochester’s LGBTQ history

April 7, 2017

River Campus Libraries and the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley have received support for a pilot program to provide wider access to its collections.

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Susan B. Anthony Center hosts Equal Pay Day panel

Susan B. Anthony Center hosts Equal Pay Day panel

March 31, 2017

Panelists will discuss how the pay gap continues to affect gender and labor dynamics, and address how members of the University community can work to combat inequity.

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