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Star Trek’s half-century voyage

Star Trek’s half-century voyage

September 8, 2016

From the beginning, Star Trek has attracted a cerebral sort, so it’s not surprising to find an abundance of Rochester connections to the series. Faculty and alumni have composed its theme, written episodes, and been influenced in their work by the series.

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All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

All University campuses to become tobacco-free starting next July

August 29, 2016

All of the University’s campuses and locations will become tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. A new policy will reflect this change, which applies to River Campus, the Eastman School of Music, and all other University properties, including the Medical Center.

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Research computer center offers boot camp for scholars of all ages

Research computer center offers boot camp for scholars of all ages

August 3, 2016

The University’s third annual “summer school” in big data gives everyone from undergraduates to tenured faculty a chance to learn how programming and data visualization could impact their research projects.

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Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

Highland Hospital earns ‘Best Regional Hospital’ status

August 2, 2016

Of nearly 5,000 hospitals whose data were evaluated fro 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report, only 10% earned this designation.

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URMC tapped for national initiative to improve training for residents

URMC tapped for national initiative to improve training for residents

July 26, 2016

The Medical Center is one of only eight institutions selected to lead a four-year, nationwide effort to improve residency training for doctors. The new model focuses on patient safety.

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New book brings shadow into the light

New book brings shadow into the light

July 22, 2016

A new book, edited by Kenneth Gross and compiled from lectures by the late John Hollander, traces shadow’s literary history from ancient to modern times.

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Newman Community to attend World Youth Day event in Krakow

Newman Community to attend World Youth Day event in Krakow

July 22, 2016

Student members and alumni of the Newman Community will join a crowd of two million people from 200 nations, where Pope Francis will deliver a welcome address at a prayer service.

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Political junkies can feast on Democratic Party campaign mementos

Political junkies can feast on Democratic Party campaign mementos

July 22, 2016

Buttons, bumper stickers, photographs, and video footage ranging from the era of Franklin Delano Roosevelt through John F. Kennedy to Bill Clinton, housed in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, bring historical political campaigns to life.

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Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

July 21, 2016

As dean of graduate studies, Sturge-Apple will continue to strengthen and grow graduate programs, and provide cohesion for graduate studies so that master’s and doctoral students have a strong connection to AS&E.

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Home team advantage: 40+ years of sports medicine

Home team advantage: 40+ years of sports medicine

July 21, 2016

An early leader in the adoption of arthroscopy, Rochester’s sports medicine program and its graduates have helped shape the field of sports medicine while restoring countless injured athletes to health.

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