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Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

Dewhurst Named URMC Vice Dean for Research

May 2, 2013

Complementary to this role, Dewhurst has also been appointed associate vice president for health sciences research at the University.

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Groundbreaking Digs In for College Town

Groundbreaking Digs In for College Town

May 2, 2013

The $100 million project at the intersection of Mt. Hope and Elmwood avenues has been a vision for local community partners since 2008.

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Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Aslin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2013

Richard Aslin, the William R. Kenan Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and director of the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging at the University of Rochester, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in […]

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Community Notice: Spider-Man 2 Filming

Community Notice: Spider-Man 2 Filming

April 30, 2013

Downtown Rochester will host the filming of the major Hollywood movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from Tuesday, April 30 to Thursday, May 9.

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2013 Commencement Honorees Announced

April 30, 2013

The University’s 163rd commencement ceremonies will recognize the contributions of distinguished leaders and scholars who will receive honorary degrees, Eastman and Hutchison Medals for exemplary service, and awards for scholarship and teaching.

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O’Brien Hall Honored for Sustainable Design

O’Brien Hall Honored for Sustainable Design

April 25, 2013

O’Brien Hall is the first LEED-recognized building on River Campus and joins the Medical Center’s Saunders Research Building—also LEED Gold—in the University’s official portfolio.

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Trustee Endows English Professorship

April 22, 2013

“It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be able to contribute in my small way to a department that enriched my life,” said Hilfiker. “I am a very proud and grateful alumnus.”

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Warner Prof Named Fulbright Scholar

Warner Prof Named Fulbright Scholar

April 22, 2013

Mary Jane Curry’s award will take her to Universidad Mayor in Santiago for the spring 2014 semester.

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2013 Best Translated Book Award Finalists Announced

April 11, 2013

A testament to the diversity of books available to English readers, the lists of finalists include poets from China, Romania, and Macedonia, and prose writers from Djibouti, Russia, Iran, and Argentina

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University Statement on Professor Steven Landsburg Blog Post

April 8, 2013

Many members of the University community have been offended by Professor Steven Landsburg’s March 20 blog post that poses hypothetical questions about the rights of an unconscious rape victim.

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