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UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

May 24, 2016

Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Hearth Association/American Stroke Association with its highest awards for heart failure, stroke, and resuscitation care.

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Pediatrics professor receives $3M grant to research gene therapy, ARDS

Pediatrics professor receives $3M grant to research gene therapy, ARDS

May 23, 2016

David Dean has received an NIH grant explore a novel method of gene therapy delivery that could greatly benefit patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, a condition that affects about 150,000 people each year.

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Wendi Heinzelman named dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Wendi Heinzelman named dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

May 17, 2016

Wendi B. Heinzelman, currently dean of graduate studies for Arts, Sciences, and Engineering (AS&E), and professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be the next dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Heinzelman will be the Hajim School’s first female dean

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Danny Wegman becomes board chair, two new trustees named

Danny Wegman becomes board chair, two new trustees named

May 13, 2016

Wegman, who served as chairman-elect for the past year, will serve a five-year term as Board chairman and succeeds Edmund A. Hajim ’58, who has transitioned to chairman emeritus.

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New partnership to enhance diversity in classical music

New partnership to enhance diversity in classical music

May 13, 2016

The Eastman School of Music and the Gateways Music Festival, which have partnered since 1995, have announced a new alliance that strengthens the organizations’ efforts to promote and increase diversity in the field of classical music.

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Eastman performers, composers bring music to national parks

Eastman performers, composers bring music to national parks

May 10, 2016

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the University a $20,000 grant to support the Music in the American Wild project. Over the summer, seven Eastman musicians will perform the music of 11 Eastman composers in seven national parks.

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Grads can ‘cap’ their day in style at decorating event

Grads can ‘cap’ their day in style at decorating event

May 9, 2016

Graduating seniors are invited to bring their mortarboards and their imagination, and choose from paint, stickers, letters and more at this year’s cap decoration event. Bubble guns will be given to the first 200 participants.

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Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

Meliora Weekend 2016: Better Than Ever

May 4, 2016

Meliora Weekend 2016 will celebrate where the University has come from, where it is, and where it’s going. Fittingly, the impressive list of featured guests unites the past, present, and future.

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Eastman School launches its first Coursera course

Eastman School launches its first Coursera course

April 29, 2016

“The Blues: Understanding an American Art Form,” a free course on the online learning platform Coursera, is taught by Dariusz Terefenko, pianist and associate professor of jazz studies.

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Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

April 28, 2016

Several University students will pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English language and U.S. culture abroad after being named 2016-17 finalists for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program.

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