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Riccardo Betti named inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor

Riccardo Betti named inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor

April 3, 2014

Riccardo Betti, professor of mechanical engineering and of physics and astronomy and assistant director for academic affairs at the Laborator for Laser Energetics, was named the inaugural Robert L. McCrory Professor.

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Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

Wegman Foundation gives $17 million to University

April 1, 2014

The Institute for Data Science and the Golisano Children’s Hospital campaign are flagships of the $1.2 billion goal for The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester.

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Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

March 26, 2014

The keynote address will be given by Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia University. Following the address, 18 workshops will focus on race in our community, power and empowerment, and redefining diversity.

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Physician named chair of National Family Medicine Council

March 24, 2014

Primary care physician Thomas L. Campbell will head the Council of Academic Family Medicine (CAFM), which works to provides a unified voice for academic family medicine.

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University of Rochester sets tuition rates for 2014-15

University of Rochester sets tuition rates for 2014-15

March 24, 2014

Tuition for University of Rochester undergraduates in the College and the Eastman School of Music will be $46,150 in the 2014-15 academic year, a 3.5 percent increase from 2013-14.

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Rochester River Run/Walk set for April 6

Rochester River Run/Walk set for April 6

March 18, 2014

The 5K raises awareness and funds for organ transplant patients and families at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital Transplant Units.

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Fund established for campus preservation

Fund established for campus preservation

March 18, 2014

Trustee Ronald Rettner wants to ensure that River Campus buildings and spaces, with a strong focus on Eastman Quad, endure for generations to come.

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Second class of peace officers graduates

Second class of peace officers graduates

March 18, 2014

This second graduating class now completes the group of Public Safety staff members planned to serve in this role.

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Diversity Conference celebrates fifth year

Diversity Conference celebrates fifth year

March 17, 2014

This year’s conference Crossroads: An Opportunity for Progress will explore race, power, and definitions of diversity in the University community.

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Historian to be first Dexter Perkins Professor

Historian to be first Dexter Perkins Professor

March 12, 2014

Joan Shelley Rubin is a professor of American cultural history. The endowed position honors the late Dexter Perkins, a prominent American diplomatic historian.

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