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Physics and Astronomy professors awarded research leave fellowships

Physics and Astronomy professors awarded research leave fellowships

March 23, 2017

Alice Quillen and Andrew Jordan have been awarded prestigious Simons Foundation Faculty Fellowships to pursue their research in theoretical physics. “This is a great time to drop everything and go work on the galaxy!” says Quillen.

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Tarduno awarded medal for paleomagnetic research

Tarduno awarded medal for paleomagnetic research

March 21, 2017

The European Geosciences Union awarded its 2017 Petrus Peregrinus Medal to John Tarduno, a professor of geophysics, in recognition of his research on the evolution of the early Earth’s magnetic field.

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Sulkes honored with first-ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

Sulkes honored with first-ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

March 21, 2017

Stephen Sulkes, a professor at Golisano Children’s Hospital and co-director of the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, was honored for his work encouraging students to get involved with Special Olympics.

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Piantadosi named ‘rising star’ by Association for Psychological Science

Piantadosi named ‘rising star’ by Association for Psychological Science

March 16, 2017

Steven Piantadosi, an assistant professor of brain and cognitive sciences, was recognized as one of this year’s outstanding psychological scientists in the early stages of their post-PhD research career.

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University monitoring winter storm

March 15, 2017

The University will resume regular operations and scheduled activities tomorrow, Thursday, March 16.

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Seven straight years: University recognized as Tree Campus USA

Seven straight years: University recognized as Tree Campus USA

March 8, 2017

Tree Campus USA is a national program through the Arbor Day Foundation that honors colleges and universities that have a commitment to effective urban forest management and engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

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Statement on Recent Presidential Executive Order

March 7, 2017

Officials from the University’s International Services Office (ISO) continue to strongly recommend that students, scholars, and employees from the affected countries who plan to travel internationally speak with an ISO staff member before leaving the U.S.

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We’re Better Than That anti-racism committee to host events March 21

We’re Better Than That anti-racism committee to host events March 21

March 7, 2017

The University’s anti-racism committee will host a series of discussions to coincide with the United Nations’ annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Members of the University community are encouraged to wear gray “We’re Better Than That” T-shirts on March 21.

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University announces tuition, financial aid increases for 2017-18

University announces tuition, financial aid increases for 2017-18

February 25, 2017

Tuition for undergraduates in the College will increase 3.7 percent to $51,090 for the 2017-18 academic year. Room and board will increase 3.4 percent to $15,324. Tuition for the Eastman School of Music will also increase 3.7 percent to $51,440. Undergraduate financial aid will increase 4.3 % over the current year forecast to $138.1 million.

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New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

February 24, 2017

River Campus’ newest residence hall, which will overlook the Genesee River from its east side, will also bear its name. Scheduled to open this fall, Genesee Hall will feature housing for approximately 150 freshmen, as well as meeting rooms, a new locker room facility, and training rooms for athletic programs.

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