Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

Tag: award

Meet the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards

Meet the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards

February 8, 2018

Seven women undergraduate students will be honored this week at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards—a 61-year tradition celebrating exceptional women enrolled at the University.

Continue Reading

Suffragist Votetilla volunteers win inaugural Community Champion Award

Suffragist Votetilla volunteers win inaugural Community Champion Award

January 29, 2018

The “Votetilla,” a week-long floating theater of canal boats ferrying reenactors of key suffragists such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton along the Eric Canal, was a multi-agency creative partnership that included the Susan B. Anthony Center (SBAC).

Continue Reading

LLE research earns local teens spots in semifinals of prestigious science competition

LLE research earns local teens spots in semifinals of prestigious science competition

January 18, 2018

Two local high school seniors have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search for summer research projects they worked on at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

Continue Reading

Mark Bils named fellow of the Econometric Society

Mark Bils named fellow of the Econometric Society

January 10, 2018

Bils’s work has focused on how wages and prices respond to the business cycle, and is one of 20 fellows named to the prestigious international organization this year.

Continue Reading

Wyatt Tenhaeff shares ‘Oscar of Invention’ for safer electric car battery

Wyatt Tenhaeff shares ‘Oscar of Invention’ for safer electric car battery

December 21, 2017

A safer lithium-ion battery that reduces the risk of fire in electric vehicles, developed by a University chemical engineer and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named one of R&D Magazine’s 100 inventions of the year.

Continue Reading

As Phi Beta Kappa turns 241, we honor our own

As Phi Beta Kappa turns 241, we honor our own

December 21, 2017

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for liberal arts and sciences, celebrates its birthday this month, and we honor the 17 students who were elected last spring as juniors.

Continue Reading

Engineering students recognized for excelling in humanities

Engineering students recognized for excelling in humanities

December 18, 2017

Astra Zhang ’18, a double major in electrical and computer engineering and in studio arts, and Ivan Suminski ’18, a mechanical engineering major who is earning a dual degree in violin performance will share this year’s Wells Award.

Continue Reading

Knox elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Knox elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017

As a teenager, Wayne Knox ’79, ’84 (PhD) “sometimes filled the house with smoke” while building short wave radios and other electronic gadgets from scratch. Now the optics professor is among this year’s NAI fellows.

Continue Reading

Two University researchers each receive $1.5 million grants

Two University researchers each receive $1.5 million grants

December 8, 2017

Chunlei Guo, with the Institute of Optics, and Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo, with the Department of Pediatrics, were recently awarded separate $1.5 million grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest Gates Foundation grants ever awarded in the University’s history.

Continue Reading

Rochester’s latest Nobel laureate to be honored

Rochester’s latest Nobel laureate to be honored

December 8, 2017

The 2017 Nobel laureates will receive their awards on Sunday, December 10, in Stockholm. Among them is Richard Thaler ’74 (PhD), a leading scholar on the intersection between human behavior and economic decision making, who will be awarded a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

Continue Reading