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Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

May 4, 2016

Meliora Weekend 2016 will celebrate where the University has come from, where it is, and where it’s going. Fittingly, the impressive list of featured guests unites the past, present, and future.

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2016 Commencement honorary degrees and award recipients announced

2016 Commencement honorary degrees and award recipients announced

May 2, 2016

The University will recognize outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremonies.

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SA Government names Professors of the Year

SA Government names Professors of the Year

May 2, 2016

Students submitted 63 nominations, and a Student Association Government academic affairs legislature committee deliberated and selected the winners.

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A day to celebrate our trees

A day to celebrate our trees

April 28, 2016

In commemoration of Arbor Day, David Nelson, manager of University Horticulture & Grounds, highlights some of the notable trees in the University’s arboretum—trees you likely pass by every day.

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Green milestones of note mark 2015-16 year

Green milestones of note mark 2015-16 year

April 22, 2016

Every day the University has an eye toward making tomorrow even better through sustainable contributions in recycling and waste reduction, ecology, energy, hazardous materials, construction, power plant operations, and purchasing, as well as groundbreaking research to improve the global environment.

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President and CEO Joel Seligman Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

President and CEO Joel Seligman Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 20, 2016

Seligman is one of this spring’s 213 new members in one of the country’s oldest and most highly regarded honorary learned societies.

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University earns Silver rating for sustainability efforts

University earns Silver rating for sustainability efforts

April 19, 2016

The University’s initiatives and research in sustainability have earned a STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for reporting information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance.

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Public Safety honors local woman for life-saving encounter

Public Safety honors local woman for life-saving encounter

April 19, 2016

A local woman, Heidi Bai, was awarded a commendation for her life-saving efforts on a cold winter night in February.

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Anthropologist René Millon remembered as pioneer

Anthropologist René Millon remembered as pioneer

April 15, 2016

René Millon, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Rochester whose life’s work was dedicated to mapping and excavating a historic pre-Columbian site in Mexico is being remembered as a pioneer who influenced the study of ancient cultures and societies. He died in February at age 94.

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Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

April 14, 2016

“I wanted to show that although this is a diverse campus, racism does exist. But together, we can stop it.” Bashir’s three-minute video called “Meliora,” was announced Thursday as the winner after a week-long vote of the campus community.

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