LaRon Nelson has been selected to serve as a member of the Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance, an initiative of the Center for Global Health Studies at the National Institutes of Health to overcome implementation challenges related to prevention, screening, and treatment.
His seminal contributions to the field helped attract graduate students to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. He died February 5, 2017, at age 92.
Mavrinac is a recognized leader in the creation of inspiring learning spaces and the development of digital services. In her first five years here, she has led two major space renovations in Rush Rhees Library—the creation of Evans Lam Square, and the forthcoming iZone.
The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna ’75, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, is the first Latino to serve on the country’s second highest court. He will be bestowed the Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal, the University’s highest alumni award.
Lynne E. Maquat, the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has spent her career unraveling what happens in our cells during disease.
Statement from President Joel Seligman, Provost and Senior Vice President for Research Robert L. Clark, and CEO of the Medical Center and UR Medicine, and Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Mark Taubman.
The University continues to monitor developments regarding immigration. An information session open to the everyone in the University community will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 3:30 in Interfaith Chapel.