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Confidence in parenting could help break cycle of abuse

Confidence in parenting could help break cycle of abuse

August 28, 2015

To understand how confidence in parenting may predict parenting behaviors in women who were abused as children, psychologists at the University’s Mt. Hope Family Center have found that mothers who experienced more types of maltreatment as children are more critical of their ability to parent successfully. Intervention programs for moms at-risk, therefore, should focus on bolstering mothers’ self-confidence—not just teach parenting skills.

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UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

August 27, 2015

As part of a pre-orientation program, incoming freshmen bond during outing treks throughout Upstate New York’s wilderness.

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Center brings Susan B. Anthony into the 21st century with  #SueBSays

Center brings Susan B. Anthony into the 21st century with  #SueBSays

August 21, 2015

While much is known about the famed suffragist’s stance on social equality and slavery, Susan B. Anthony also had lots to say on a variety of issues that still resonate today. This is why on Aug. 26, researchers from the Susan B. Anthony Center will launch a Twitter campaign aimed at connecting social media users with her opinions on an array of social issues, under the hashtag #SueBSays.

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UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

UR Medicine building new site for outpatient imaging, autism care

August 17, 2015

UR Medicine leaders will today break ground on a new building that will house a state-of-the-art outpatient Imaging Center, as well as the region’s first stand-alone clinic to integrate care of autism with pediatric neuromedicine and child and adolescent psychiatry services.

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Vision expert David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award

Vision expert David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award

August 11, 2015

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.

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The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

July 31, 2015

Zoric had the perfect view of the United States Women’s National Team at the 2015 FIFA World Cup Final in Canada as the team doctor for the Americans.

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Researchers find that Earth’s magnetic shield is 500 million years older than previously thought

Researchers find that Earth’s magnetic shield is 500 million years older than previously thought

July 30, 2015

Since 2010, the best estimate of the age of Earth’s magnetic field has been 3.45 billion years. But now the Rochester researcher responsible for that finding has new data showing the magnetic field is far older.

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First measurements taken of South Africa’s iron age magnetic field history

First measurements taken of South Africa’s iron age magnetic field history

July 28, 2015

Combined with the current weakening of Earth’s magnetic field, the data suggest that the region of Earth’s core beneath southern Africa may play a special role in reversals of the planet’s magnetic poles.

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Vice President Biden, Governor Cuomo announce that Rochester will be headquarters for nation’s newest manufacturing innovation hub

Vice President Biden, Governor Cuomo announce that Rochester will be headquarters for nation’s newest manufacturing innovation hub

July 27, 2015

The University of Rochester is a key partner in a consortium that has won a national competition to advance U.S. photonics manufacturing capability. The new American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) will be headquartered in Rochester, New York.

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