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Town Hall meetings welcome input from University community

September 8, 2016

The University of Rochester is dedicated to creating a campus environment that is safe, respectful and welcoming to all. A key part of this commitment is hearing from students, faculty and staff on the issues important to our University community, including campus safety. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend an upcoming Town […]

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

August 31, 2016

5 things to do this weekend-9-01-16: Eastman faculty perform; Colin Jost show; Soccer at Fauver; Listen to War Stories; and the Music of Baroque

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All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

August 29, 2016

All of the University’s campuses and locations will become tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. A new policy will reflect this change, which applies to River Campus, the Eastman School of Music, and all other University properties, including the Medical Center.

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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

Testing out this css/jscript/html for poster overlay on YouTube embed

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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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