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Alumnus gift to expand, improve athletic facilities

Alumnus gift to expand, improve athletic facilities

January 18, 2014

The Brian F. Prince Athletic Complex will encompass and improve Fauver Stadium, the baseball field area, the Lyman Outdoor Tennis Center, and the north field practice area.

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Scientist Lynne E. Maquat named 2014 Athena Award winner

Scientist Lynne E. Maquat named 2014 Athena Award winner

January 16, 2014

The award recognizes women who excel in their professions, give back to their communities and mentor other women.

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White House report highlights efforts to enhance access

White House report highlights efforts to enhance access

January 16, 2014

Rochester was one of nearly 150 colleges and universities whose initiatives to enroll low-income, first-generation, and minority students were highlighted in a daylong forum.

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Statement from President Seligman on LLE funding

January 14, 2014

The FY2014 Appropriations Bill includes $64 million for the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).

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Public Safety to conduct drill Jan. 9

Public Safety to conduct drill Jan. 9

January 3, 2014

The drill will simulate an emergency situation on campus, so members of the University community may see police and safety officers actively responding.

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Professor emeritus of economics passes

Professor emeritus of economics passes

December 27, 2013

Stanley Engerman, the John Munro Professor of Economics at the University, remembers Walter Oi as an “incredible person” who advanced the field of economics under personal handicaps.

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University Commitment to Vets Lauded

University Commitment to Vets Lauded

December 20, 2013

The University of Rochester was named a Top Military-Friendly University in Military Advanced Education’s 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities.

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NAACP President To Deliver MLK Address

NAACP President To Deliver MLK Address

December 17, 2013

Benjamin Jealous, the youngest president in the history of the NAACP, will deliver the 2014 MLK Commemorative Address on Friday, Jan. 24.

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Seligman, Wegman React to Finger Lakes Economic Funding

Seligman, Wegman React to Finger Lakes Economic Funding

December 11, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announced $59.8 million in economic development support for the nine-county Finger Lakes region.

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Ebinger Named Geophysical Fellow

Ebinger Named Geophysical Fellow

December 10, 2013

The American Geophysical Union is honoring Ebinger for her “fundamental work on the evolution of continental rifts toward seafloor spreading in East Africa and Afar.”

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