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Harry Reis appointed Dean’s Professor

Harry Reis appointed Dean’s Professor

December 30, 2016

Harry Reis, a leading researcher in the field of social psychology credited with helping to launch the field of relationship science, was jointly appointed as Dean’s Professor in Arts, Sciences and Engineering effective December 1.

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Board of Trustees re-elects Cathy Minehan ’68

Board of Trustees re-elects Cathy Minehan ’68

December 29, 2016

Cathy E. Minehan ’68, who served as a University of Rochester Board of Trustees member for 20 years before becoming a life trustee in May 2015, has been re-elected by the Board to serve again as a voting trustee.

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Feldman receives Phi Beta Kappa professorship

Feldman receives Phi Beta Kappa professorship

December 22, 2016

Richard Feldman, a noted professor of philosophy who serves as dean of undergraduate academic and cocurricular programs, has been named the Romanell–Phi Beta Kappa Professor in Philosophy for 2017–18.

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2016 video rewind

December 22, 2016

From viral buzzer beaters to student musicians performing on mountaintops, from 90-million-year-old bird fossils to 150-year-old archival collections coming to life. Rochester cameras captured it all in 2016.

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University hosts Dec. 24 event for local homeless

University hosts Dec. 24 event for local homeless

December 21, 2016

Champions of Change’s Homeless Holiday Celebration will provide a free hot meal, clothing, haircuts and more to over 100 men and women who live under the Rundel Library in downtown Rochester.

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2016: The year in pictures

2016: The year in pictures

December 21, 2016

As another calendar year comes to a close, we’re looking back at 2016 through the lens of University photographer J. Adam Fenster. He’s selected his top shots from the past year and offers his insights on what makes Rochester such a special place to photograph.

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Presidential Diversity Council holds first meeting

December 20, 2016

At this initial meeting, Seligman laid out ambitious plans for the council, including assessments and ongoing programming anticipated for faculty, students, and staff. As its initial act, the PDC voted unanimously to have Martin Luther King, Jr. Day recognized as a University holiday, commencing in 2018.

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Rovet to lead Event and Classroom Management

Rovet to lead Event and Classroom Management

December 20, 2016

Christine Rovet will be responsible for the overall management of event planning and support, event space utilization, classroom technology support and student events including commencement.

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Neurosurgery honored for excellence in care

Neurosurgery honored for excellence in care

December 19, 2016

Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review in its 2016 list of “100 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” for the third consecutive year.

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Generous alumni commit $5 million to support the performing arts

Generous alumni commit $5 million to support the performing arts

December 14, 2016

The Ed and Andy Smith Endowed Fund for the Performing Arts will support performing arts programming within the School of Arts & Sciences and seed funding for the proposed construction of a new theater on the River Campus.

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