Tag: National Science Foundation

UR dean receives White House award

UR dean receives White House award

March 30, 2015

A dean at the University of Rochester is one of 15 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Beth Olivares will receive her award at the White House later this year.

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Three Rochester scientists receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Three Rochester scientists receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

March 25, 2015

The National Science Foundation has granted its most prestigious award in support of junior faculty, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, to three University researchers: Antonio Badolato, Danielle Benoit, and Michael Neidig.

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Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

May 13, 2014

The fellowship, which is part of a federally sponsored program, provides up to three years of graduate study support for students pursing doctoral or research-based master’s degrees.

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Biologist honored with NSF award

Biologist honored with NSF award

January 10, 2014

Sina Ghaemmaghami has been recognized for “exemplifying the role” of teacher-scholar.

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Commom Core testing impacts middle school math practices

Commom Core testing impacts middle school math practices

October 21, 2013

The survey polled 366 middle school mathematics teachers in 42 of the 45 Common Core-adopting states.

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Ten Students and Alumni Awarded NSF Fellowships

Ten Students and Alumni Awarded NSF Fellowships

May 8, 2013

e fellowship, which is part of a federally sponsored program, provides up to three years of graduate study support for students pursing doctoral or research-based master’s degrees.

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Diagnostic Devices to Feature Super-Thin Filters

Diagnostic Devices to Feature Super-Thin Filters

November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

DNA analysis and pathogen testing relies on filtration. These new membrane filters will be about 1,000 times thinner than the sponge-like filters used now, lending themselves to yet smaller, portable instrumentation for use in the field.

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