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Richard Waugh named interim dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Richard Waugh named interim dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering

March 31, 2017

A biomedical engineer with more than 35 years of academic and leadership appointments at the University, Waugh will serve as interim dean through June 30, 2018.

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Strong earns ‘Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ designation

Strong earns ‘Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ designation

March 30, 2017

Strong Memorial Hospital earned a perfect score on the annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The survey evaluates inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ patients, visitors, and health care employees.

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FDA approves new eczema drug tested at URMC

FDA approves new eczema drug tested at URMC

March 30, 2017

The new drug, Dupilumab, is the first treatment to show significant, lasting results for adults with eczema. The FDA approval is a “game-changer,” says Lisa Beck, professor of dermatology who led three years of clinical trials.

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Partnership will help create ‘eyes and ears’ for photonics technologies

Partnership will help create ‘eyes and ears’ for photonics technologies

March 30, 2017

A new Defense Department project will help researchers develop sensors for photonics-based systems with applications in environmental monitoring, disease diagnosis, and detection of chemical and biological weapons.

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University monitoring winter storm

March 15, 2017

The University will resume regular operations and scheduled activities tomorrow, Thursday, March 16.

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Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

March 13, 2017

The Take Five Scholars Program, unique to the University, will provide an additional year of academic study, tuition-free, to the 35 student selected in the most recent round of admissions.

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Visiting students apply computational tools to music, mind

Visiting students apply computational tools to music, mind

March 10, 2017

Can a computer learn to read an ancient musical score? Or teach a person to become a better public speaker? Visiting undergraduates–many from under-represented groups in the STEM fields–will work on summer projects investigating these questions and more.

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New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

New undergraduate residence to be Genesee Hall

February 24, 2017

River Campus’ newest residence hall, which will overlook the Genesee River from its east side, will also bear its name. Scheduled to open this fall, Genesee Hall will feature housing for approximately 150 freshmen, as well as meeting rooms, a new locker room facility, and training rooms for athletic programs.

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Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

February 23, 2017

The new website allows researchers to combine their technical knowledge with an entrepreneurial mindset, with the goal of discovering marketable new technologies.

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UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

February 21, 2017

The student organization provides health care services to low-income members of the greater Rochester community, and is the inaugural winner of this challenge grant.

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