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Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia established

Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia established

October 26, 2017

In a message to the University community, the faculty and student co-chairs announced the formation of the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia, comprised of faculty, students, and trainees from across all campuses and schools.

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Mary Ann Mavrinac new president of the Association of Research Libraries

Mary Ann Mavrinac new president of the Association of Research Libraries

October 5, 2017

The University’s vice provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of University Libraries has started her term as the new president national association representing 125 leading research libraries in the United States and Canada.

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Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

September 19, 2017

In recognition of a gift from University trustee Stephen Biggar ’92 and his wife, Elisabeth Asaro-Biggar ’92—both former varsity soccer players— the entryway to Genesee Hall and the Boehning Varsity House will be named the Big “R” Atrium.

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National Suicide Prevention Week raises awareness of campus mental health resources

National Suicide Prevention Week raises awareness of campus mental health resources

September 11, 2017

One-third of college students have seriously considered suicide. The University offers support for students or friends of students facing depression or suicidal thoughts.

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What’s vinyl got to do with it?

What’s vinyl got to do with it?

September 11, 2017

As new technologies take form, they often change habits and practices in ways few could have predicted at the time. At this week’s Light and Sound Interactive conference, Darren Mueller will examine vinyl’s impact on creating and consuming music.

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Registration open for Meliora Weekend

Registration open for Meliora Weekend

August 3, 2017

The University’s annual fall celebration combining family weekend, homecoming, and reunions features headliners Robin Roberts, Mike Birbiglia, Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, Jeffrey Toobin, and Peggy Noonan.

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Home Ownership Incentive Program extends to three new neighborhoods

Home Ownership Incentive Program extends to three new neighborhoods

August 2, 2017

Since the program’s founding almost a decade ago, more than $1 million in financial incentives have helped University faculty and staff achieve the dream of home ownership in Rochester.

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Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

July 26, 2017

The grant will support a network of more than 50 institutions across the country aimed at turning scientific discoveries into health benefits faster.

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What’s new at the Career Center?

What’s new at the Career Center?

July 19, 2017

Starting in the fall semester, the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center is rolling out a new career community model—a network of partners from a group of related industries to help students connect with industries and professions.

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UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

July 19, 2017

Four regional hospitals—Strong Memorial, Jones Memorial, Noyes Memorial, and St. James Mercy Hospital—will receive a total of $21.8 million in state grants to improve services and facilities for patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

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