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Professorships established during The Meliora Challenge

July 6, 2016

Here is a listing of Rochester’s professorships established during The Meliora Challenge, between July 1, 2005, and June 30, 2016. Edward J. and Agnes V. Ackley Executive Professorship in Entrepreneurship Dennis Kessler, a faculty member at the Simon School. The professorship was established by Edward Ackley ’53, ’64S (MS) and Agnes Van Branteghem Ackley ’54. […]

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David Yule appointed Louis C. Lasagna Professor

David Yule appointed Louis C. Lasagna Professor

June 30, 2016

For the past 15 years, Yule has studied calcium’s role in disorders in which calcium signaling and secretions are disrupted.

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Steven Goldman reappointed as codirector of Center for Translational Neuromedicine, Dean Zutes Chair

Steven Goldman reappointed as codirector of Center for Translational Neuromedicine, Dean Zutes Chair

June 30, 2016

His lab focuses on the use of stem and progenitor cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington’s Disease and glial diseases such as the pediatric leukodystrophies and multiple sclerosis.

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Robert Novy-Marx appointed Zekelman Distinguished Professor

Robert Novy-Marx appointed Zekelman Distinguished Professor

June 30, 2016

Novy-Marx’s research focuses primarily on asset pricing, both theoretical and empirical, though he also works in industrial organization, public finance, and real estate.

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Aram Hezel appointed the John and Ethel Heselden Professor

Aram Hezel appointed the John and Ethel Heselden Professor

June 30, 2016

Hezel’s clinical focus is on treating patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancers including those of the pancreas and liver.

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May 25, 2016

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The main thing to do this weekend: celebrate commencement

The main thing to do this weekend: celebrate commencement

May 11, 2016

Jeanette Colby, the University Events Calendar editor, offers one thing to do this weekend in honor of Commencement Weekend activities. The ‘5 things to do this weekend’ feature will take a break over the summer and will return in September. 

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Eastman Philharmonia to premiere new composition with Renée Fleming at Lincoln Center

Eastman Philharmonia to premiere new composition with Renée Fleming at Lincoln Center

April 27, 2016

The Eastman Philharmonia returns to New York City for first time in more than 25 years this November with a concert featuring a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning alumnus Kevin Puts ’99E and soprano Renée Fleming ’83E (MM).

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Award honors staff who exemplify Meliora

Award honors staff who exemplify Meliora

April 22, 2016

The Meliora Award recognizes staff members whose work performance and dedication during the preceding year exemplify the University’s motto, Meliora (“Ever Better”). President and CEO Joel Seligman and Robert Witmer Jr., chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees, will present the Meliora Awards—as well the Witmer Award for Distinguished Service and Staff Community Service Award—at […]

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Witmer Awards recognize staff for distinguished service

Witmer Awards recognize staff for distinguished service

April 22, 2016

The Witmer Award for Distinguished Service is given to staff members whose careers have been characterized by outstanding and sustained contributions to the University. President and CEO Joel Seligman and Robert Witmer Jr., chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees, will present the Witmer Awards—as well the Meliora Awards and Staff Community Service Award—at a […]

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