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Making Rochester an epicenter of light and sound innovation

Making Rochester an epicenter of light and sound innovation

August 22, 2017

Rochester has the unique potential to become an international hub for light and sound innovation, according to Joel Seligman and David Munson, presidents of the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology, respectively.

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Rafael Klorman, ‘elegant’ scientist and ADHD expert, dies at 71

August 15, 2017

A professor of psychology in the Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, Klorman also served as the director of clinical training for the doctoral program in clinical psychology, fostering the development and careers of countless students.

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Houhui Xia appointed Paul Stark Professor in Pharmacology

Houhui Xia appointed Paul Stark Professor in Pharmacology

July 7, 2017

Xia’s research focuses on molecular and signaling mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in memory formation and mental health.

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Steve Georas appointed Walter & Carmina Mary Parkes Family Endowed Professor

Steve Georas appointed Walter & Carmina Mary Parkes Family Endowed Professor

July 7, 2017

Georas is board certified in both pulmonary and critical care medicine, and has been caring for patients with a variety of acute and chronic lung diseases for more than 20 years.

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Emma Ciafaloni appointed Robert C. and Rosalyne H. Griggs Professor in Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disease

Emma Ciafaloni appointed Robert C. and Rosalyne H. Griggs Professor in Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disease

July 7, 2017

Ciafaloni, professor of neurology, is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases and in clinical trials in both adults and children.

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Annette Medina-Walpole appointed Paul H. Fine Professor in Medicine

Annette Medina-Walpole appointed Paul H. Fine Professor in Medicine

July 7, 2017

Medina-Walpole is medical director of Monroe Community Hospital, a county-owned skilled nursing facility, one of the premier teaching nursing homes in the country.

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University statement regarding ESPN story on student abductions

June 29, 2017

The events of December 2015 were truly heinous and we are horrified that our students had to endure them. We continue to wish them the best. However, in the current ESPN story, facts represented, characterizations made and conclusions drawn about the University’s practices and responses are inaccurate. The University cooperated with ESPN reporters and producers […]

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Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

May 9, 2017

University of Rochester chemistry researcher for honored for discovering new methods for converting hydrocarbons into chemicals found in useful, everyday products.

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Federal funding bill boosts support for research, education, health care, and arts

May 5, 2017

Congress has approved legislation which will fund the government through September 30, the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The legislation, which the President has signed into law, has received bipartisan support and in many cases contains welcome increases in funding for federal programs – including research, student aid, health care, and the arts and […]

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Northwestern scientist to present Su Lecture

Northwestern scientist to present Su Lecture

April 18, 2017

Linda Broadbelt, chair of chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University, will give the Department of Chemical Engineering’s 15th annual G.J. and S.T. Su Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, April 26. She will present “Reaction Pathways Discovery and Analysis: Bringing Biological and Chemical Catalysis Together.” Broadbelt is Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor in and Chair of the […]

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