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Sigma Xi awards David R. Williams the William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

Sigma Xi awards David R. Williams the William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

October 23, 2015

David R. Williams, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on human vision and pioneer in the use of adaptive optics technologies for vision applications, serves as the William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics, director of the Center for Visual Science, and dean for research in Arts, Science & Engineering.

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Commencement Weekend to include new master’s degree ceremony

Commencement Weekend to include new master’s degree ceremony

October 22, 2015

The combined master’s degree ceremony will give master’s graduates from October, March and May an opportunity to walk across the stage and individually celebrate their academic achievement.

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Holly Crawford named University senior vice president, CFO, and treasurer

Holly Crawford named University senior vice president, CFO, and treasurer

October 21, 2015

Holly G. Crawford has been named the University of Rochester’s senior vice president for administration and finance, chief financial officer and treasurer. University President and CEO Joel Seligman announced her appointments at an event on Oct. 21, and she will begin in the roles on Jan. 15, 2016.

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Finger Lakes council makes $500M pitch

Finger Lakes council makes $500M pitch

October 21, 2015

When the members of the Finger Lakes regional council traveled to the state’s capital city Wednesday to make their pitch for $500 million, even their outfits were on message.

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More all-gender restrooms available on River Campus

More all-gender restrooms available on River Campus

October 16, 2015

The newly converted all-gender restrooms are located in Wilson Commons and in academic buildings and student residence halls throughout River Campus.

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Strong Memorial Hospital among <em>U.S. News’</em> ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

Strong Memorial Hospital among U.S. News’ ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

October 15, 2015

The U.S. News & World Report list recognizes hospitals whose excellence in patient safety, patient engagement, and clinical connectedness improves patient care.

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Robert Clark named 10th University provost

Robert Clark named 10th University provost

October 15, 2015

Robert Clark (center) has been appointed provost, succeeding Provost Peter Lennie (left), who will step down in June 2016. University President and CEO Joel Seligman (right) announced the appointment today, adding that Clark will serve in the dual role of provost and senior vice president for research, and will step down from his current role as dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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Meliora Weekend 2015

Meliora Weekend 2015

October 8, 2015

Thousands of alumni, parents, and friends celebrated Meliora Weekend with a full roster of presentations—including a keynote address by author Walter Isaacson—activities, reunions, events, and celebrations. See photos and a social media archive.

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University of Rochester names Center for Entrepreneurship to recognize $5 million in commitments

University of Rochester names Center for Entrepreneurship to recognize $5 million in commitments

October 7, 2015

In recognition of the continuing collective philanthropy of Mark and Carolyn Ain, the Center for Entrepreneurship will be named the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Melissa Mead receives 2015 Messinger Award for outstanding service as University archivist

Melissa Mead receives 2015 Messinger Award for outstanding service as University archivist

October 3, 2015

The photographs, texts, recordings, and additional items that fill the University Archives paint a full picture of the University of Rochester’s 165-year history. Few know this history better—or are more familiar with these materials—than Melissa Mead.

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