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University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

University receives $1 million HECap grant for UHS expansion

July 27, 2018

The expansion of the University Health Service (UHS) Building on River Campus will add approximately 6,000 square feet of space for UHS services, including expanded access to mental health care, and meeting spaces for health support groups.

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University Dining Services recognized for environmentally sustainable operations

University Dining Services recognized for environmentally sustainable operations

July 20, 2018

The student-led Team Green program has earned a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services for its local and sustainable procurement practices.

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Missy Pfohl Smith named director of Institute for Performing Arts

Missy Pfohl Smith named director of Institute for Performing Arts

July 3, 2018

The Institute for Performing Arts was formed in 2015 to bring together the disciplines of music, theater, and dance into a collaborative venture. Smith, who also serves as the director of the Program of Movement and Dance, is appointed to a three-year term

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Jane Marie Souza to lead national assessment organization

Jane Marie Souza to lead national assessment organization

May 24, 2018

The associate provost for academic administration and chief assessment officer has been voted as president-elect of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).

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Board elects two members, honors life trustees

Board elects two members, honors life trustees

May 18, 2018

University President Richard Feldman said, “Joe Abrams and Liz Bruno are already engaged with important efforts at the University, and I look forward to working more closely with them in the future.”

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Newly elected SA president, VP aim for unity among student body

Newly elected SA president, VP aim for unity among student body

May 9, 2018

Beatriz Gil ’19 and Jamal Holtz ’20, the Students’ Association president and vice president-elect, have been involved in SA government since their first year and have served as senators. We want to make the student body one,” says Gil.

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Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

April 30, 2018

A team of chemical engineering students from Rochester, in their second year building and competing with a vehicle powered only by chemical reactions, held their own against 20 other teams at this year’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers regional conference.

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Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

April 25, 2018

The arboretum and grounds include more than 1,400 trees of 117 different species. David Nelson, manager of Horticulture & Grounds, shares the ins and outs of caring for the University’s urban forest.

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Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

April 24, 2018

In his three-year term at the National Science Foundation, Kautz will direct the agency’s support for research in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and data science.

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Rebuilding trust and restoring community

Rebuilding trust and restoring community

March 22, 2018

Experts trained in a method of conflict resolution called “restorative practices” have been engaged by the University to rebuild trust in the wake of the White Report. Members of the University community who are interested in learning more are encouraged to attend a workshop, “Healing Harm and Rebuilding Community Through Restorative Practices,” on Monday, March 26, in the Wegmans Hall auditorium.

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