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Fellowships can provide meaningful student experiences

April 13, 2015

With final exams, papers, and projects looming, it’s understandable that many students have tunnel vision at this time of the year. Spring also brings announcements of results from national student fellowships competitions such as Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, NSF, and Goldwater. And it is also the period when the Fellowships Office undertakes various outreach and promotional […]

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Too cool for school? Not at Rochester

Too cool for school? Not at Rochester

March 31, 2015

UR students remain unfazed by “character-building” polar invasion, spearhead petition to close down useless tunnel system. While some schools—notably in the Boston area—canceled classes this year on account of a little snowfall, students at the University of Rochester thumbed their noses at Old Man Winter. “I really don’t see what the big deal was,” said […]

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Thursday, March 19

March 19, 2015

All Day Infinite Place: The Cera.m.ic Art of Wayne Higby All Day Robert Kirschbaum’s The 42-Letter Na.m.e 10:00 a.m. Men’s &a.m.p; Women’s Varsity Swimming &a.m.p; Diving @ NCAA Cha.m.pionships @ Shenandoah, TX 11:00 a.m. Art &a.m.p; Story Stroll 12:00 p.m. Catholic Mass – Newman Community 12:00 p.m.Lunch ‘N’ Learn: Fad or Fact – The Truth […]

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Mellon Grant helps River Campus Libraries establish Digital Humanities Institute

Mellon Grant helps River Campus Libraries establish Digital Humanities Institute

March 11, 2015

River Campus Libraries has been awarded a $100,672 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program designed to strengthen librarians’ competencies in digital scholarship. “21st Century Skills: Digital Humanities Institute for Mid-Career Librarians” will launch during the summer of 2015.

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Curious monkeys share our thirst for knowledge

Curious monkeys share our thirst for knowledge

February 12, 2015

Monkeys are notoriously curious, and new research has quantified just how eager they are to gain new information, even if there are not immediate benefits.

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‘Untiring advocate’ for University employees stepping down

‘Untiring advocate’ for University employees stepping down

January 29, 2015

When Charles (Chuck) Murphy managed grocery stores for several chains in western New York and central Pennsylvania during the 1970s, and ’80s, he saw just how important it was to make sure the needs of employees were being met. “It’s always been about the people. Employee benefits and the compensation arena are at the core,” […]

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University Remembers Former Administrator Richard Miller

October 27, 2014

From: President Joel Seligman To: The University Community Re: Richard P. Miller Jr. Date: Oct. 26, 2014 It is with the deepest sorrow that the University of Rochester community learned of the death of Richard P. Miller Jr., a former distinguished senior executive at the University, first as vice president for external affairs and senior […]

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Rossi: Eastman Will Help Shape ‘the Future of Music’

Rossi: Eastman Will Help Shape ‘the Future of Music’

October 26, 2014

“I am convinced that the core values on which this school was built will remain the keys for educating future generations of musicians—musicians who can best meet the challenges of yet-unknown obstacles, and musicians who will take best advantage of unanticipated opportunities.”—Jamal Rossi, Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music A […]

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Quotes from elected officials and community leaders on College Town’s dedication

October 17, 2014

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer said, “Today we move the tassel and graduate College Town from dream to reality. It is now the latest University of Rochester alum to go forth as a force of good to revitalize the Mt. Hope neighborhood and the City of Rochester.  With College Town, we are harnessing the economic development […]

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Protected: About Professor Ching Tang

Protected: About Professor Ching Tang

October 7, 2014

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