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Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

August 1, 2017

Tanenhaus is best known for developing the Visual World Paradigm, which uses eye movements to study the mechanisms behind speech and language comprehension.

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Meet the dean: Jeffrey Runner begins tenure as dean of the College

Meet the dean: Jeffrey Runner begins tenure as dean of the College

July 31, 2017

Linguistics professor Jeffrey Runner begins his tenure as dean of the College, describing his academic and personal background and how that relates to his goals for the College’s future.

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‘He set the course of my life’: Remembering biologist William Muchmore

‘He set the course of my life’: Remembering biologist William Muchmore

July 20, 2017

Colleagues and former students remember the long-time biology professor and one of the world’s leading authorities on pseudoscorpions. Muchmore discovered and named more than 290 new species of the small arachnids in his 40-year career.

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UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

July 19, 2017

Four regional hospitals—Strong Memorial, Jones Memorial, Noyes Memorial, and St. James Mercy Hospital—will receive a total of $21.8 million in state grants to improve services and facilities for patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

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Artist Elizabeth Cohen remembered for gifts of observation

Artist Elizabeth Cohen remembered for gifts of observation

July 14, 2017

Colleagues pay tribute to Elizabeth Cohen, an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History and director of the University’s Art New York program, who died in May.

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LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

July 11, 2017

Nelson, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He is among a group that will be honored in Washington, DC, this October.

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Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship supports research in development economics

Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship supports research in development economics

June 28, 2017

The gift to the University’s Simon Business School reflects the late Rajesh Wadhawan’s personal interest in empowering societies through fair access to credit.

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Bruce Bashwiner named senior associate vice president for  Facilities and Services

Bruce Bashwiner named senior associate vice president for Facilities and Services

June 27, 2017

Associate vice president for Facilities and Services since 2014, Bashwiner has been named senior associate vice president, effective July 1.

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Six new faculty books for summer reading lists

Six new faculty books for summer reading lists

June 26, 2017

The hostess of a popular Parisian salon, the role of presidential power, and bullying and aggression among teenage girls are among the topics examined in new books by Rochester faculty. Here’s a selection of recent work.

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Scott Carney ‘absolutely honored’ to direct Institute of Optics

Scott Carney ‘absolutely honored’ to direct Institute of Optics

June 26, 2017

The Rochester alumnus will build on the institute’s outstanding reputation as nation’s oldest school of optics, as he takes up his new position on July 1.

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