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Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

February 22, 2019

Three teams of Rochester graduates and current students have reached the regional finals of the world’s largest social entrepreneurship competition.

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Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

February 20, 2019

Biologist Nancy Chen and chemist Ellen Matson are among this year’s recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships, recognizing young scientists for their research accomplishments and leadership in the scientific community.

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Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

February 13, 2019

A record 27 University students and recent alumni have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright US Student Grant Program, the government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

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Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research

Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research

January 25, 2019

Two high school seniors have been designated as Scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search for research they carried out last summer at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

January 23, 2019

Seven undergraduate students and two Medical Center professors will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards, a 62-year tradition that celebrates exceptional women at the University of Rochester.

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Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

January 17, 2019

The University of Rochester is the national champion in the diversion category of the most recent National GameDay Recycling Challenge, the nation’s premier collegiate football waste reduction competition.

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University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

December 27, 2018

The University has earned its first ever silver award as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists. Awardees scored high on “Five E’s”—engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation.

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Tanya Bakhmetyeva awarded prize for best Catholic biography

Tanya Bakhmetyeva awarded prize for best Catholic biography

December 14, 2018

Tanya Bakhmetyeva, associate professor of instruction in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, has received the 2018 Harry C. Koenig Book Prize for Mother of the Church: Sophia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France.

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Hajim School faculty members honored by ACM, IEEE

Hajim School faculty members honored by ACM, IEEE

December 13, 2018

The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) welcome four new fellows from the faculty of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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Faculty earn NEH honors for religious history, art history research

Faculty earn NEH honors for religious history, art history research

December 12, 2018

Aaron Hughes and Peter Christensen have each been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship grants.

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