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Ehsan Hoque: MIT Technology Review ‘Innovator under 35’

Ehsan Hoque: MIT Technology Review ‘Innovator under 35’

August 23, 2016

Earning an honor previously awarded to Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, and Jonathan Ive of Apple, Hoque has been recognized as one of the first to show that people can improve their social skills by interacting with automated systems.

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Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

August 4, 2016

Feng (Vankee) Lin will be presented with the Brilliant New Investigator Award from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science in Washington, D.C.

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Four Upward Bound students honored

Four Upward Bound students honored

June 28, 2016

Four area high school students from the University’s Upward Bound program have been named “Outstanding Seniors” by the Monroe County Council of Superintendents.

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Neidig recognized by Department of Energy

Neidig recognized by Department of Energy

June 24, 2016

Assistant professor of chemistry Michael Neidig is one of 49 scientists to be recognized this year by the Department of Energy as one of the nation’s “exceptional researchers” in his or her “crucial early career years.”

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Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

June 24, 2016

The associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music has received this year’s Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal. The national award is presented to emerging choral leaders and conductors.

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Simon grad’s team wins Tibetan Innovation Challenge

Simon grad’s team wins Tibetan Innovation Challenge

June 6, 2016

Four judges awarded Tashi Organics first place—and a $5,000 cash prize—after watching 15-minute presentations from each of the five finalists, praising the “realistic” plan and stating they believe it can make a positive impact on Tibetan refugees.

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Roger Freitas elected to American Musicological Society board

Roger Freitas elected to American Musicological Society board

May 25, 2016

The chair of musicology at the Eastman School of Music has been elected a director-at-large of the society that works to advance scholarship in the various fields of music through research, learning, and teaching.

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UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

May 24, 2016

Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Hearth Association/American Stroke Association with its highest awards for heart failure, stroke, and resuscitation care.

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Laura Ackerman Smoller wins La Corónica International Book Award

Laura Ackerman Smoller wins La Corónica International Book Award

May 23, 2016

The professor of history was honored by the largest gathering of medievalist scholars in North America for her book The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.

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Falling Walls winner heads to Berlin

Falling Walls winner heads to Berlin

May 19, 2016

Solomon Abiola believes it is well within our reach to predict the spread of infectious diseases like Zika and Ebola with the same accuracy we predict hurricanes. And this fall, he will have a chance to make his case on an international stage.

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