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Rochester Music Hall of Fame names five new inductees

Rochester Music Hall of Fame names five new inductees

February 25, 2015

Two big questions were quickly answered at Wednesday morning’s press conference introducing the fourth class of inductees into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. No, there is not yet an actual physical home for the hall. And yes, Wilmer Alexander Jr. is still alive.

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Russell Peck to receive award from Medieval Academy of America

Russell Peck to receive award from Medieval Academy of America

February 17, 2015

The Kindrick-CARA Award is presented annually to a member of the organization for their leadership in developing, organizing, and sponsoring work in medieval studies. Peck has been a faculty member at the University for 54 years, during which time he has received numerous commendations.

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Eastman professor Paul O’Dette, alumnus Bob Ludwig win Grammys

Eastman professor Paul O’Dette, alumnus Bob Ludwig win Grammys

February 8, 2015

O’Dette, professor of lute, won for Best Opera Recording, and Ludwig, alumnus and mastering engineer, took home three Grammys: Best Surround Sound Album, for his work on Beyoncé; Best Engineered Album Non-Classical, for Beck’s Morning Phase; and Album of the Year.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors Dr. Linda Chaudron with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 29, 2015

Linda Chaudron, professor of psychiatry, of obstetrics and gynecology, and of pediatrics and senior associate dean for diversity at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, will receive this year’s Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a champion of women in science and medicine.

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2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

January 26, 2015

The Eastman Pathways Program and Kristin Hocker, an organizational development specialist with Human Resources, were honored as the University’s 2015 Presidential Diversity Award recipients.

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Daniel Weix to receive a Novartis Early Career Award

Daniel Weix to receive a Novartis Early Career Award

January 15, 2015

Novartis, a multi-national pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, honors two scientists each year who are “within 10 years of having established an independent academic research career in the areas of organic or bioorganic chemistry in the broadest sense.” The Novartis Early Career Award comes with a $150,000 grant over three years to continue the recipient’s research.

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Eastman musicians get Grammy nods

Eastman musicians get Grammy nods

December 6, 2014

Paul O’Dette, professor of lute at the Eastman School of Music, and Eastman alumnus and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig ’66 have received nominations in the 57th Annual Grammy Awards competition. Both are previous Grammy award winners.

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Qiang Lin receives inaugural Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow Award

Qiang Lin receives inaugural Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow Award

December 5, 2014

Qiang Lin, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and of optics, has been named the first Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow. The award, which includes a two-year, $25,000 stipend, recognizes exceptional achievement by a junior faculty member in coherence and quantum optics.

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Student activities assistant director honored for leadership

Student activities assistant director honored for leadership

December 1, 2014

Stacey Fisher, assistant director for Wilson Commons student activities, was recently awarded the Joseph H. Benedict Award by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), an international organization for university union and student activities professionals.

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2014 Goergen Awards honor excellence in teaching

2014 Goergen Awards honor excellence in teaching

October 21, 2014

In acknowledgement of their contributions to undergraduate education, professors Julie Bentley, Jeffrey Tucker, and Jonathan Pakianathan were honored with the University’s 2014 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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