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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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Statement from President Seligman on 2015 LLE funding

December 10, 2014

President Seligman issued a statement in response to the fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill released by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee on Dec. 9. The House of Representatives is planning to vote as early as Thursday on the measure, which would then go to the Senate. Current government funding runs out on Dec. 11.

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Open Letter awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant

Open Letter awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant

December 9, 2014

The literary translation press recently received one of this year’s largest Arts Works grants in literature. The $60,000 grant will support the publication and promotion of several books in 2015, including Rochester Knockings, a novel based on the Rochester-based religious movement of Spiritualism and the famous Fox Sisters.

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2014: The year in pictures

2014: The year in pictures

December 9, 2014

University photographer J. Adam Fenster selects his favorite photos from a memorable year.

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Simon revamps master’s program in business analytics

Simon revamps master’s program in business analytics

December 8, 2014

Simon Business School is responding to rapid change in the ever-growing “big data” world by revamping its existing MS program in Business Analytics curriculum.

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Qiang Lin receives inaugural Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow Award

Qiang Lin receives inaugural Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow Award

December 5, 2014

Qiang Lin, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and of optics, has been named the first Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow. The award, which includes a two-year, $25,000 stipend, recognizes exceptional achievement by a junior faculty member in coherence and quantum optics.

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American Musicological Society presents Einstein Award to Melina Esse

American Musicological Society presents Einstein Award to Melina Esse

November 25, 2014

An associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music, Esse received the award honoring an article of exceptional merit published by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career for her study of female improvisation in 19th century Italian opera.

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