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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.