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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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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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