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An officer and an organ donor

An officer and an organ donor

November 12, 2018

Lieutenant Dan Schermerhorn Jr. works the day shift. Peace Officer Paul Wlosinski works nights. The two Department of Public Safety colleagues are forever connected by an act of generosity that gave Schermerhorn a second chance.

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Simon School launches first fully STEM-designated MBA

Simon School launches first fully STEM-designated MBA

November 12, 2018

This summer, Rochester graduate school of business became the first in the country to offer students a science, technology, engineering, and math designation to their MBA degree.

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Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

November 8, 2018

The Department of Public Safety is leading its fourth Holiday Purple Box campaign to help families displaced because of domestic violence. Donations of new items are being accepted through December 3.

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National search launched for University’s first vice president for equity and inclusion

National search launched for University’s first vice president for equity and inclusion

November 6, 2018

The University has launched a national search for its first vice president for equity and inclusion. The vice president will be the University’s chief diversity officer and will establish and lead the new Office of Equity and Inclusion.

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Author Samina Ali to speak at University’s 2019 Diversity Conference

Author Samina Ali to speak at University’s 2019 Diversity Conference

November 5, 2018

Novelist, activist, and cultural commentator Samina Ali will be the keynote speaker for the University’s 2019 Diversity Conference.

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Rochester joins new nationwide high-intensity laser network

Rochester joins new nationwide high-intensity laser network

October 30, 2018

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), the largest university-based laser facility in the world, is partnering with eight other high-intensity laser facilities to form a new national research network called LaserNetUS.

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President Feldman calls for unity after acts of bigotry and hate

President Feldman calls for unity after acts of bigotry and hate

October 29, 2018

President Richard Feldman sent a message to the University community denouncing intolerance and disrespect.

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Joe Testani named associate vice provost for career education initiatives

Joe Testani named associate vice provost for career education initiatives

October 26, 2018

Testani’s initial projects will focus on the coordination of career outcomes, corporate engagement relationships, alumni career data analysis, and development of dashboards and other visualization tools.

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Meet this year’s winners of the Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Meet this year’s winners of the Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

October 16, 2018

Hayley Clatterbuck, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy; John Lambropoulos, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering; and Michael Jarvis, an associate professor in the Department of History are being recognized for their distinctive teaching accomplishments.

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Mark Taubman reappointed dean of School of Medicine and Dentistry

Mark Taubman reappointed dean of School of Medicine and Dentistry

October 9, 2018

Taubman has been appointed to new term as dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and will continue his joint responsibilities as University senior vice president for Health Sciences, and CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine.

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