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Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

August 29, 2017

The Rochester biochemist is best known for unraveling RNA’s role in sickness and in health and for advocating for young women in the sciences.

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Adam Sefkow recognized for research in fusion, high-energy density physics

Adam Sefkow recognized for research in fusion, high-energy density physics

August 17, 2017

Sefkow, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and senior scientist at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics, has received a prestigious Early Career Research Program award from the US Department of Energy and the Fusion Power Associates 2017 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award.

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Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

August 10, 2017

The four 2017 graduates on Team Meliora are days away from learning if their project to build refugee housing from recycled plastic bricks will go from wildcard winner to finalist in the Hult Prize.

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Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

Michael Tanenhaus awarded top cognitive science prize

August 1, 2017

Tanenhaus is best known for developing the Visual World Paradigm, which uses eye movements to study the mechanisms behind speech and language comprehension.

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2017 Singer Family Awards recognize four extraordinary high school teachers

2017 Singer Family Awards recognize four extraordinary high school teachers

June 29, 2017

Award recipients are invited to Rochester to be recognized at the University’s Commencement ceremony, and receive cash prizes for themselves and their schools.

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Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

June 6, 2017

Two seniors — Sayaka Abe of the field hockey team and Emily Simon of the swimming and diving team — have earned Academic All-America honors in 2016–17, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

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Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

May 11, 2017

Each year, University of Rochester students earn awards and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements. We are proud to highlight several of this year’s recipients as they prepare to make the world ever better.

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Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

May 10, 2017

The University’s team placed 15th out of 415 registered teams in the 2016 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition in North America.

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Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

May 9, 2017

University of Rochester chemistry researcher for honored for discovering new methods for converting hydrocarbons into chemicals found in useful, everyday products.

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