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Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

June 11, 2015

Professor Danielle Benoit and her students will be serving lemonade and explaining their work on childhood cancer therapies this weekend as part of a national effort organized by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has helped fund her research.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

June 9, 2015

Golisano Children’s Hospital has earned a place among the nation’s best hospitals in two pediatric specialty areas – nephrology and endocrine/diabetes – in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

June 9, 2015

John J. Foxe, a nationally-regarded scientist in the field of neurobiology who currently serves as the director of Research for the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been named the research director of the DelMonte Neuromedicine Institute (DNI) and the Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.

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Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

June 8, 2015

Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a leading scholar of monetary and financial economics, has been appointed as the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics. His appointment is effective January 1, 2016.

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Five students named recipients of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Center Urban Scholar Award

Five students named recipients of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Center Urban Scholar Award

June 5, 2015

The Susan B. Anthony Center has selected five students to receive the 2015 Susan B. Anthony Urban Scholar Award, a $1,000 scholarship given to current and former students in the Rochester City School District enrolled or planning to enroll in college or trade school.

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Preliminary construction work to begin June 15 at site of new Wegmans Hall

Preliminary construction work to begin June 15 at site of new Wegmans Hall

June 3, 2015

The new building will be located at the current midway point of Hutchison Rd., in between Hopeman and Hylan buildings. As part of the overall construction plan, Hutchison Rd. will no longer be a thoroughfare and will be permanently reduced to only provide access into the Wallis Hall parking lot and Dewey Parking Lot.

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President announces Elizabeth Stauderman as new vice president for Communications

President announces Elizabeth Stauderman as new vice president for Communications

May 28, 2015

Stauderman is an experienced leader in external relations, institutional positioning and issues management. Her career in higher education of more than 20 years has included roles in communications, alumni relations, annual fundraising, and student affairs.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital dedication celebrates kids, future

Golisano Children’s Hospital dedication celebrates kids, future

May 27, 2015

Miracle Kids, grateful families, University leadership, and significant building donors including hospital namesake B. Thomas Golisano celebrated the dedication of Golisano Children’s Hospital on Wednesday. The new eight-story, $145 million hospital is the largest capital project in the University’s history. For the first time, the children’s hospital will feature all-private rooms and specialized technology, including the first integrated PET/MRI in a children’s hospital in the nation.

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Laura Ballou honored for contributions to undergraduate learning

Laura Ballou honored for contributions to undergraduate learning

May 21, 2015

Laura Ballou, assistant dean of sophomores and director of Wilson Commons, is the inaugural recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Learning Award. The new award has been established to honor a staff member in Arts, Sciences & Engineering who has made a significant difference in the educational experience of students.

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Ron Paprocki to retire after more than 45 years working at the University

Ron Paprocki to retire after more than 45 years working at the University

May 19, 2015

His career at the University spans more than 45 years and five Rochester presidents. Just after graduation, Paprocki began work in the College, first serving in academic support and counseling positions, and later advancing to budgeting and planning work.

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