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Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

June 5, 2014

Danielle Benoit and her fellow researchers will be serving lemonade and explaining their research in childhood cancer therapies at the 5th Annual Benoit Laboratory Lemonade Stand.

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Simon School Commencement 2014

Simon School Commencement 2014

June 2, 2014

The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is holding Commencement ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY.

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Emily Wylam named head swimming coach

Emily Wylam named head swimming coach

June 2, 2014

Wylam knows high-level competition, she knows high level academic achievement, and she brings a deep familiarity with a national private research university.

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Goodwin, Cox headline Meliora Weekend 2014

Goodwin, Cox headline Meliora Weekend 2014

May 28, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Meliora Weekend. Goodwin is the author of six best-selling books.

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Richard Aslin inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

Richard Aslin inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

May 21, 2014

Aslin joined 83 inductees at the ceremony in April to become an official member of the academy—one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States

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Weix honored with chemistry award

May 21, 2014

Daniel Weix, assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected as one of 14 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2014, an award given to faculty members in the chemical sciences who are within the first five years of their academic careers and who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and commitment to education.

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New report details economic reach of University

New report details economic reach of University

May 15, 2014

A new report by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) shows that the University is directly and indirectly responsible for supporting an estimated 50,300 jobs in the region. The report also finds that the new Institute for Data Science will create 460 jobs, and with 22,451 full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees, the University is the eighth largest private sector employer in the state.

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Jamal Rossi named the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the  Eastman School of Music

Jamal Rossi named the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music

May 13, 2014

Jamal Rossi came to Eastman in 2005 as senior associate dean. He served as executive associate dean at Eastman from 2007 until September 2013, when he was appointed dean of the school following the illness and resignation at that time of former Messinger Dean Douglas Lowry.

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Bashwiner joins University as associate vice president for Facilities and Services

Bashwiner joins University as associate vice president for Facilities and Services

May 9, 2014

Bruce Bashwiner has been named associate vice president for University Facilities and Services. His appointment began on May 1, and he succeeds Richard Pifer, who recently announced his retirement after nearly 15 years at the University.

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Arts education expert to speak at Eastman commencement

Arts education expert to speak at Eastman commencement

May 8, 2014

Samuel Hope ’67 is a longtime unceasing advocate for arts education who recently retired as executive director of the National Association of Schools of Music.

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