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New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

February 24, 2017

River Campus’ newest residence hall, which will overlook the Genesee River from its east side, will also bear its name. Scheduled to open this fall, Genesee Hall will feature housing for approximately 150 freshmen, as well as meeting rooms, a new locker room facility, and training rooms for athletic programs.

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Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

February 23, 2017

The new website allows researchers to combine their technical knowledge with an entrepreneurial mindset, with the goal of discovering marketable new technologies.

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UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

February 21, 2017

The student organization provides health care services to low-income members of the greater Rochester community, and is the inaugural winner of this challenge grant.

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Mavrinac reappointed to five-year deanship

Mavrinac reappointed to five-year deanship

February 17, 2017

Mavrinac is a recognized leader in the creation of inspiring learning spaces and the development of digital services. In her first five years here, she has led two major space renovations in Rush Rhees Library—the creation of Evans Lam Square, and the forthcoming iZone.

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Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

February 11, 2017

The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna ’75, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, is the first Latino to serve on the country’s second highest court. He will be bestowed the Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal, the University’s highest alumni award.

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UR is college squash’s top-ranked team

UR is college squash’s top-ranked team

January 27, 2017

For the first time in the 59-year history of the squash program at the University of Rochester, the Yellowjackets have achieved a #1 ranking in the latest College Squash Association (CSA), released on Friday.

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Julia Maddox appointed director of Barbara J. Burger iZone

Julia Maddox appointed director of Barbara J. Burger iZone

January 18, 2017

Maddox will play a pivotal role in the design of the collaborative, technology-rich space within Rush Rhees Library.

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Community, civil rights leader to be awarded Frederick Douglass Medal

Community, civil rights leader to be awarded Frederick Douglass Medal

January 17, 2017

Constance (Connie) Mitchell, one of Rochester history’s most influential social, civic, political and industrial activists, is being recognized for outstanding civic engagement at this year’s Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards Celebration brunch on Feb. 4.

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Richard Feldman to step down as College dean at end of academic year

Richard Feldman to step down as College dean at end of academic year

January 17, 2017

Feldman, who has served as dean of the College for the past decade, is also a professor of philosophy in the School of Arts & Sciences and will be returning to the philosophy department following a year of leave in the 2017-18 academic year.

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