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Professor Jennifer Grotz receives fellowship for literary translation studies

Professor Jennifer Grotz receives fellowship for literary translation studies

August 4, 2015

Grotz, director of the University’s translation studies program, has been awarded a Literary Translation Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts to support the English translation of several poems by the Polish writer Jerzy Ficowski.

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Connections: Science Roundtable tackles photonics

Connections: Science Roundtable tackles photonics

August 3, 2015

The monthly science roundtable returns, and this month we have a timely subject: the science and application of photonics.

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The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

July 31, 2015

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Rochester earns National Weather Service StormReady certification

Rochester earns National Weather Service StormReady certification

July 28, 2015

The NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) has recognized the Rochester as a StormReady® university for its preparedness to handle all types of severe and potentially life-threatening weather. Rochester is the first private university in New York State to be certified StormReady.

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Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

July 28, 2015

Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and national defense.

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NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

July 27, 2015

A $610 million research and manufacturing hub dedicated to the science of photonics — the use of light in technology — will be developed in western New York, federal and state officials said Monday, which could mean thousands of jobs for the region.

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Seligman leading UR’s evolution

Seligman leading UR’s evolution

July 26, 2015

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman made his interest in UR getting more involved in the community clear soon after taking office a decade ago.

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Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.

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Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.

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Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

July 21, 2015

This has been a long time coming since the University of Rochester Medical Center began building the $145 million project in September of 2012. Administrators said they have rehearsed the move for weeks and it went incredibly well.

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