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Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

February 20, 2019

Biologist Nancy Chen and chemist Ellen Matson are among this year’s recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships, recognizing young scientists for their research accomplishments and leadership in the scientific community.

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Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

February 1, 2019

The University will soon ask all students to participate in a climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct, in partnership with the Association of American Universities.

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Wisconsin Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf named University of Rochester president

Wisconsin Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf named University of Rochester president

December 17, 2018

Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, an experienced academic leader recognized for her work on issues of academic quality, educational access, and diversity and inclusion at some of the nation’s leading public and private institutions, has been named president of the University of Rochester.

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National search launched for University’s first vice president for equity and inclusion

National search launched for University’s first vice president for equity and inclusion

November 6, 2018

The University has launched a national search for its first vice president for equity and inclusion. The vice president will be the University’s chief diversity officer and will establish and lead the new Office of Equity and Inclusion.

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Mark Taubman reappointed dean of School of Medicine and Dentistry

Mark Taubman reappointed dean of School of Medicine and Dentistry

October 9, 2018

Taubman has been appointed to new term as dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and will continue his joint responsibilities as University senior vice president for Health Sciences, and CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine.

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Richard Handler ’83 elected University Board chair at October meeting

Richard Handler ’83 elected University Board chair at October meeting

October 5, 2018

Handler, CEO and director of the Jefferies Financial Group, has served on the Board since 2005 and will begin his term as chair immediately, succeeding Danny Wegman.

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University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

University named National Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s research

October 4, 2018

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$2.5M pledge launches campaign for new Center for Jewish Life

$2.5M pledge launches campaign for new Center for Jewish Life

October 3, 2018

David Greenbaum ’73 and his wife, Laureine, of New York City, have pledged $2.5 million toward the construction of a new 6,500-square-foot building on the University of Rochester’s River Campus to be named the Greenbaum Center for Jewish Life.

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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning names new executive director

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning names new executive director

September 10, 2018

Rachel Remmel will also serve as assistant dean, promoting quality teaching and learning through a range of CETL programs for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

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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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