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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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Newly elected SA president, VP aim for unity among student body

Newly elected SA president, VP aim for unity among student body

May 9, 2018

Beatriz Gil ’19 and Jamal Holtz ’20, the Students’ Association president and vice president-elect, have been involved in SA government since their first year and have served as senators. We want to make the student body one,” says Gil.

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Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

April 30, 2018

A team of chemical engineering students from Rochester, in their second year building and competing with a vehicle powered only by chemical reactions, held their own against 20 other teams at this year’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers regional conference.

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Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

April 25, 2018

The arboretum and grounds include more than 1,400 trees of 117 different species. David Nelson, manager of Horticulture & Grounds, shares the ins and outs of caring for the University’s urban forest.

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Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

Henry Kautz to direct intelligent systems division for NSF

April 24, 2018

In his three-year term at the National Science Foundation, Kautz will direct the agency’s support for research in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and data science.

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Rebuilding trust and restoring community

Rebuilding trust and restoring community

March 22, 2018

Experts trained in a method of conflict resolution called “restorative practices” have been engaged by the University to rebuild trust in the wake of the White Report. Members of the University community who are interested in learning more are encouraged to attend a workshop, “Healing Harm and Rebuilding Community Through Restorative Practices,” on Monday, March 26, in the Wegmans Hall auditorium.

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Sandra Cannon to become University’s first chief data officer

Sandra Cannon to become University’s first chief data officer

March 21, 2018

Cannon will collaborate with IT leaders and , data officers for initiatives in eight key data domains—finance, human resources, student, research, faculty, clinical, facilities, and alumni & advancement. Her appointment begins July 1.

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New scientists enable Data Science Consortium to meet companies’ needs

New scientists enable Data Science Consortium to meet companies’ needs

March 13, 2018

Former Xerox researchers Wencheng Wu, Beilei Xu, and John Handley bring an ability to adapt and pivot quickly, working with companies in the Finger Lakes region who look to the University as they adapt to fast-paced change.

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John Barker named to new leadership position in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

John Barker named to new leadership position in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

March 12, 2018

John Barker ‘09W (PhD) says his goals for higher education have always included three tenets: “access, equity, and social justice for all.” As of March 1, he is fulfilling those missions in the newly created role as senior associate dean of the faculty for Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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