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Kellie Anderson named senior associate vice president for Medical Center advancement

Kellie Anderson named senior associate vice president for Medical Center advancement

May 23, 2017

Anderson will formulate and implement a robust fundraising and relationship-building program for the Medical Center.

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University Board elects seven trustees

University Board elects seven trustees

May 19, 2017

“Each newly elected member has a deep affinity for the University and its mission,” said Board Chair Danny Wegman. “We are very fortunate to have them serve.”

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Seven University trustees move to life status

May 19, 2017

The seven trustees have served on the Board for a combined 96 years across three University presidencies, supporting the creation of numerous new facilities, scholarships, professorships, and other initiatives.

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Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

May 18, 2017

Richard Feldman arrived at the University as an assistant professor of philosophy in 1975 and is now stepping down from his role as Dean of the College. “All the things beyond the classroom that contribute to the students’ experience have really made an impression on me.”

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QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

May 18, 2017

A university can acquire (and abandon) a lot of traditions over 150-plus years. “Tradition guru” University archivist Melissa Mead takes us on a little tour of some of our quirky graduation traditions—then and now.

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New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

May 16, 2017

Each academic year, Rochester faculty members publish books that advance scholarship and investigate questions of broad interest. New Reads offers a selection of some of their most recent work.

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Counting up commencement

Counting up commencement

May 10, 2017

How many gallons of coffee does it take to product a commencement ceremony? Here are some of the ways that campus prepares for the Class of 2017.

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Soccer alumnus champions new varsity house

Soccer alumnus champions new varsity house

May 5, 2017

The Boehning Varsity House, named for former standout member of the men’s varsity soccer team Christopher Boehning ’87, ’88 (MS) and his wife, Julie, will occupy the field level of Genesee Hall, the University’s newest residence hall.

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University campuses to be tobacco free starting August 15

University campuses to be tobacco free starting August 15

May 4, 2017

Effective August 15, 2017, all of the University’s campuses will be tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. The University will now join 1,468 college and university campuses nationwide that are tobacco-free.

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