University of Rochester scientist David Williams has been named the 2015 recipient of the Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research.
Professor David Williams, an expert on human vision, pioneered the use of adaptive optics technologies for vision applications.
David Williams, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on human vision, received the $500,000 prize for his transformative breakthroughs in vision research and adaptive optics.
A Simon Business School team placed third in the Tibetan Innovation Challenge, a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition that aims to develop self-sustaining and replicable business ideas to alleviate the economic difficulties Tibetan refugees are facing.
Vice provost for entrepreneurship Duncan Moore, President Joel Seligman, Michael Wohl, and Simon School of Business students Mikayla Hart, Robert Joseph Kauffman, and Cesar Quijano pose with the Dalai Lama after their third place finish in the national finals of the Tibetan Innovation Challenge, a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan contest, organized by the University of Rochester. The Simon team’s project — Tibetan Microfinance — would unlock the entrepreneurial potential of Tibetans living in India by bringing them basic financial training and access to capital.
University public relations professionals were recognized with six PRism Awards and five Awards of Excellence during the 2015 Rochester Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America PRism Awards ceremony.
Dean for diversity initiatives was one of 15 honored for her dedication to mentoring students studying science, mathematics, and engineering. Beth Olivares shares her talents in many ways at the University—she serves as dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering, director of the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity, and as […]
Each year, seniors in the College are invited to nominate a high school teacher for consideration for the Singer Family Prize. The four award winners receive a plaque and $3,000, as well as $2,500 for their school.
The eighth annual Best Translated Book Awards were announced at BookExpo America on Wednesday, May 27, with Chinese author Can Xue’s The Last Lover taking home the award for fiction, and Spanish poet Rocío Cerón’s Diorama winning for poetry.