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Rochester competes for national photonics institute

Rochester competes for national photonics institute

February 1, 2015

A consortium that includes the University as a key participant has been named one of three finalists to make New York the home for a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 29, 2015

Linda Chaudron, professor of psychiatry, of obstetrics and gynecology, and of pediatrics and senior associate dean for diversity at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, will receive this year’s Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a champion of women in science and medicine.

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MAG closed today after nearby fire

MAG closed today after nearby fire

January 27, 2015

The Memorial Art Gallery remains closed Wednesday, Jan. 28, after a fire damaged a nearby building that was once part of the University’s historic Prince Street Campus.

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Investiture ceremony of Andrew Ainslie as dean of Simon Business School

Investiture ceremony of Andrew Ainslie as dean of Simon Business School

January 27, 2015

Andrew Ainslie will be formally installed as the seventh dean of Simon Business School during an investiture ceremony on Tuesday, February 3, in the Interfaith Chapel. President Joel Seligman will preside and present Ainslie with a Dean’s Medal, recognizing his leadership to the school.

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2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

January 26, 2015

The Eastman Pathways Program and Kristin Hocker, an organizational development specialist with Human Resources, were honored as the University’s 2015 Presidential Diversity Award recipients.

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Fifty years ago, Paul Burgett arrived at the University of Rochester

Fifty years ago, Paul Burgett arrived at the University of Rochester

January 15, 2015

Neither has been the same since. Fifty years would be notable enough—but in that half century, Burgett has come to embody the spirit of Rochester. “In many ways, he’s the face of the University,” says attorney John LaBoda ’02, ’03 (T5).

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Middle States Commission reaccredits University

Middle States Commission reaccredits University

January 9, 2015

MSCHE’s conclusion to reaccredit the University was drawn from a review of an extensive institutional self-study, as well as interviews with Board of Trustees members, University leadership, faculty, staff, and students.

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Bill Murphy to retire as vice president for communications

Bill Murphy to retire as vice president for communications

January 8, 2015

Bill Murphy, vice president for University Communications, is retiring in June 2015, President Joel Seligman announced today. A national search is underway to identify his successor.

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UR Medicine and Jones Memorial Hospital explore formal affiliation

UR Medicine and Jones Memorial Hospital explore formal affiliation

December 18, 2014

While leaders from both organizations emphasize that talks are still preliminary and a decision to affiliate is still months away, a closer relationship could allow the organizations to work together in more efficient ways that would help them strengthen services to the Southern Tier.

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HTR announces new downtown incubator

HTR announces new downtown incubator

December 16, 2014

High Tech Rochester (HTR) will expand its operations to the center of Rochester, creating $24 million business incubator facility will be located in the Sibley Building and serve as the cornerstone of the city’s new innovation zone.

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