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Meliora Weekend 2017

Meliora Weekend 2017

October 14, 2017

Thousands of alumni, community members, and friends of the University returned to Rochester the weekend of October 12-14 to celebrate the annual Meliora Weekend traditions of reunions, thought-provoking conversations, and family fun. Keynote speakers included Robin Roberts, Peggy Noonan, and Jeffrey Toobin, and headline entertainers included comedian Mike Birbiglia and jazz great Chick Corea.

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Message from the Special Committee of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees

Message from the Special Committee of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees

September 28, 2017

Today, the Special Committee overseeing the independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation at the University of Rochester announced a series of measures intended to confirm the rigor, fairness and transparency of the investigative process.

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Message from the University of Rochester Board of Trustees

Message from the University of Rochester Board of Trustees

September 19, 2017

The Board of Trustees has appointed a Special Committee to oversee an independent, comprehensive investigation into all matters involving the EEOC Complaint. 

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Conference, expo puts spotlight on light and sound technologies

Conference, expo puts spotlight on light and sound technologies

September 7, 2017

Rochester has the ingredients to create its own Silicon Valley in emerging imaging and audio technologies. That’s the vision of the organizers of Light and Sound Interactive, a conference and expo that will showcase how Rochester can play a leading role in such growing fields as augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), and interactive games and media. Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee is among this year’s keynotes.

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Pursuing their passions: Meet the Class of 2021

Pursuing their passions: Meet the Class of 2021

August 30, 2017

More than 1,400 first-year University students began their college journey when classes started Wednesday on River Campus. They come from 105 nations and 42 states, and they all have a story. Here are six of them.

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When and how to see the partial solar eclipse in Rochester

When and how to see the partial solar eclipse in Rochester

August 17, 2017

Physics and astronomy professor Dan Watson will be experiencing Monday’s total solar eclipse from Tennessee, and he shares more eclipse answers and tips, as well as places at the University of Rochester where you can safely view the eclipse.

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Summer of research

Summer of research

August 14, 2017

Our latest Newscenter series showcases a cross-section of summer research conducted by undergraduates at Rochester and beyond.

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‘It’s time to let them fly’

‘It’s time to let them fly’

July 17, 2017

Move-in day for the Class of 2021 is just around the corner. In this episode of the University’s Quadcast podcast, Nick Foti ’19 hears advice from parents, students and staff on facing that day when families drop their students off on campus for the first time.

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Rochester model keeps mentally ill out of jail, in treatment

Rochester model keeps mentally ill out of jail, in treatment

June 2, 2017

An intervention developed and tested by Medical Center psychiatrist J. Steven Lamberti and his team is the first of its kind in the country to prove its overall effectiveness and potential to reduce the high number of mentally ill individuals in U.S. prisons.

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Breaking boundaries with video games

Breaking boundaries with video games

April 25, 2017

At the “Breaking Boundaries: Video Games in Teaching, Learning, Research, and Design” event, students and scholars discussed the impact of games on learning and culture, while getting a chance to play.

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