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Message from President Seligman on alumnus Richard Thaler winning the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Message from President Seligman on alumnus Richard Thaler winning the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

October 9, 2017

“Richard has been a leader in this transformation of how we think about economics and human behavior; his work has been deeply influential.”

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Statement from President Seligman regarding DACA

Statement from President Seligman regarding DACA

September 5, 2017

The University of Rochester reaffirms its unqualified support to its undocumented students and employees who are here under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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Making Rochester an epicenter of light and sound innovation

Making Rochester an epicenter of light and sound innovation

August 22, 2017

Rochester has the unique potential to become an international hub for light and sound innovation, according to Joel Seligman and David Munson, presidents of the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology, respectively.

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Tarek Yamout ’17 named University’s Student Employee of the Year

Tarek Yamout ’17 named University’s Student Employee of the Year

April 12, 2017

He was among 24 nominees who were honored in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon in Schlegel Hall. Yamout was chosen by a committee of nomination readers who represented all University campuses.

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‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

‘Federal support for research is critical to the University’s scientific enterprise’

April 11, 2017

The proposed cuts would severely impact our research programs and University operations and significantly diminish the University’s contribution to regional economic growth.

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Statement on Recent Presidential Executive Order

March 7, 2017

Officials from the University’s International Services Office (ISO) continue to strongly recommend that students, scholars, and employees from the affected countries who plan to travel internationally speak with an ISO staff member before leaving the U.S.

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Presidential Diversity Council holds first meeting

December 20, 2016

At this initial meeting, Seligman laid out ambitious plans for the council, including assessments and ongoing programming anticipated for faculty, students, and staff. As its initial act, the PDC voted unanimously to have Martin Luther King, Jr. Day recognized as a University holiday, commencing in 2018.

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UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

March 14, 2016

President Joel Seligman has been approved as the inaugural holder of the position, university officials announced Monday. The $2 million is a commitment from alumnus Robert Witmer, chairman emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees and his wife, Nancy.

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President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

March 14, 2016

The Witmers’ decision to create the endowed professorship is rooted in a desire to help provide a strong finish for The Meliora Challenge, which has raised more than $1.3 billion and ends on June 30.

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