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‘Our goal was simple. We wanted to help as many refugees as we could.’

‘Our goal was simple. We wanted to help as many refugees as we could.’

February 7, 2017

Engineering students Omar Soufan ’17 (above) and Ibrahim Mohammad ’17 share a “hidden passion” that has led them to create 3-D printed prosthetics for Syrian refugees.

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Building a better microbial fuel cell—using paper

Building a better microbial fuel cell—using paper

February 3, 2017

In a fuel cell that relies on bacteria found in wastewater, Rochester researchers have developed an electrode using a common household material: paper.

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Douglass: ‘Not a monument, but a mind-set’

Douglass: ‘Not a monument, but a mind-set’

February 3, 2017

Looking back at the life of the abolitionist leader and activist, Rashad Moore ’17 asks some African-American campus leaders: What does Frederick Douglass mean to us today?

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First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

February 2, 2017

As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Bowl Sunday, UR Medicine will be taking to the airwaves. Two local ads will run during the game to showcase the exceptional care offered at our region’s leading medical center.

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Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

Simon rises in latest Financial Times rankings

January 31, 2017

Simon Business School is again listed among the world’s best business schools in an annual ranking published today by the Financial Times of London. Simon is listed as 2nd in the world for finance and 5th in the world for economics.

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URMC drug extends effectiveness of HIV therapy

URMC drug extends effectiveness of HIV therapy

January 30, 2017

A new study shows that a drug developed at the Medical Center extends the effectiveness of multiple HIV therapies, and could lead the way to long-acting HIV drugs that could be administered once or twice per year, rather than daily.

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Two honored with 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards

Two honored with 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards

January 26, 2017

This year’s winners were chosen from among five nominees who were recommended by their colleagues for their commitment to diversity.

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Inspired by—and through—dance

Inspired by—and through—dance

January 19, 2017

The Program of Dance and Movement’s seventh annual inspireDANCE Festival features six days of master classes, workshops, and performances. This year’s headliner is Dance Heginbotham, a rising contemporary dance company from New York City.

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What humans and primates both know when it comes to numbers

What humans and primates both know when it comes to numbers

January 16, 2017

University researchers show that primates — like humans — have the ability to distinguish between large and small quantities of objects, irrespective of the surface area those objects occupy.

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