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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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Steven Landsburg Issues Statement On Controversial Remarks

April 5, 2013

Steven Landsburg has issued a statement about comments he made in a recent blog post, which were reported widely in media outlets.

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EVENT: Rochester Diversity Conference

EVENT: Rochester Diversity Conference

April 5, 2013

More than 400 administrators, trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members will gather for a series of workshops that challenge attendees to think of ways to foster innovation through diversity

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EVENT: Ferrari Humanities Symposia: Reformations in Western Thought

EVENT: Ferrari Humanities Symposia: Reformations in Western Thought

April 4, 2013

Titled “Reformations in Western Thought,” the 2013 installment of the Ferrari Humanities Symposia looks at many of the advances associated with the Protestant Reformation.

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Charles and Dale Phelps Endow Professorship

Charles and Dale Phelps Endow Professorship

April 4, 2013

Theodore (Ted) Brown, professor of history, public health sciences, and medical humanities at the University, is the first to hold the honor.

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