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Ignacio Franco wins junior faculty award

Ignacio Franco wins junior faculty award

June 9, 2017

Ignacio Franco, assistant professor of chemistry and physics, has been selected as a winner of the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for fall 2017 by the American Chemical Society.

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Jeffrey Runner named dean of the College

Jeffrey Runner named dean of the College

June 4, 2017

The professor and chair of the Department of Linguistics succeeds Richard Feldman, who served as dean of the College for the past decade, and will begin his five-year term on July 1, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.

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New Gabrellian Director Rubin steers humanities in fresh directions

New Gabrellian Director Rubin steers humanities in fresh directions

May 26, 2017

“I want our center to touch the life of every University of Rochester undergraduate,” says Joan Shelley Rubin, who was installed as the inaugural Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center in May.

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Honoring fallen students, alumni this Memorial Day

Honoring fallen students, alumni this Memorial Day

May 25, 2017

Since shortly after the University was founded in 1850, its students and alumni have served in wartime. Some have paid the ultimate price, and their legacies are etched into the walls, the memorials, and the fabric of everyday life at the University.

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Kellie Anderson named senior associate vice president for Medical Center advancement

Kellie Anderson named senior associate vice president for Medical Center advancement

May 23, 2017

Anderson will formulate and implement a robust fundraising and relationship-building program for the Medical Center.

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University Board elects seven trustees

University Board elects seven trustees

May 19, 2017

“Each newly elected member has a deep affinity for the University and its mission,” said Board Chair Danny Wegman. “We are very fortunate to have them serve.”

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Seven University trustees move to life status

May 19, 2017

The seven trustees have served on the Board for a combined 96 years across three University presidencies, supporting the creation of numerous new facilities, scholarships, professorships, and other initiatives.

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Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

May 18, 2017

Richard Feldman arrived at the University as an assistant professor of philosophy in 1975 and is now stepping down from his role as Dean of the College. “All the things beyond the classroom that contribute to the students’ experience have really made an impression on me.”

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QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

May 18, 2017

A university can acquire (and abandon) a lot of traditions over 150-plus years. “Tradition guru” University archivist Melissa Mead takes us on a little tour of some of our quirky graduation traditions—then and now.

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New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

May 16, 2017

Each academic year, Rochester faculty members publish books that advance scholarship and investigate questions of broad interest. New Reads offers a selection of some of their most recent work.

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