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Remembering September 11

Remembering September 11

September 10, 2018

Among the nearly 3,000 people who died during the attacks were six alumni—three who had just settled in to their offices in the World Trade Center; two who were flying aboard United Flight 93 when it crashed in rural Pennsylvania; and one who rushed to help survivors escaping the crumbling towers.

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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning names new executive director

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning names new executive director

September 10, 2018

Rachel Remmel will also serve as assistant dean, promoting quality teaching and learning through a range of CETL programs for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

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Rochester implements restorative practices

Rochester implements restorative practices

September 7, 2018

In this episode of the Quadcast podcast, experts and scholars in the field of restorative practices talk about their work and what they hope to accomplish through an ongoing initiative at the University of Rochester.

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Four easy steps to take for National Preparedness Month

Four easy steps to take for National Preparedness Month

September 5, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month when everyone is encouraged to take some simple steps to prepare themselves for an emergency or crisis.

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Gregory Bauer appointed Rajesh Wadhawan Professor

Gregory Bauer appointed Rajesh Wadhawan Professor

September 4, 2018

Gregory Bauer, a clinical professor of finance and the associate dean of Simon Business School’s full-time MBA and MS programs, has been appointed as the Rajesh Wadhawan Professor.

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Supriya Mohile appointed Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor

Supriya Mohile appointed Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor

September 4, 2018

Supriya Mohile, a professor of medicine and director of geriatric oncology, has been jointly appointed as the Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor.

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Sudarshan Jayaraman appointed Wesray Professor of Business Administration

Sudarshan Jayaraman appointed Wesray Professor of Business Administration

September 4, 2018

Sudarshan Jayaraman, a professor of business administration and expert in the field of corporate governance, has been appointed as the Wesray Professor of Business Administration.

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Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

September 4, 2018

Erika Augustine, an associate professor of neurology specializing in the care of children with movement disorders, has been jointly appointed as the Robert J. Joynt Professor in Neurology.

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Professor recognized for transforming understanding of human language

Professor recognized for transforming understanding of human language

September 4, 2018

The Cognitive Sciences Society has presented longtime professor of brain and cognitive sciences Michael K. Tanenhaus with the David E. Rumelhart Prize, recognizing a “significant contribution to the theoretical foundations of human cognition.”

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First chief data officer: Better data = better decisions

First chief data officer: Better data = better decisions

August 31, 2018

Trained as an economist with 20 years of experience at the Federal Reserve, Sandra (San) Cannon’s job is to help the University make better use of the data generated by hundreds of offices and departments.

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