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$2.5 million gift supports urban education success

$2.5 million gift supports urban education success

June 20, 2018

The gift from the William and Sheila Konar Foundation will provide lead support for research and practice at the Center for Urban Education Success (CUES) within the University’s Warner School of Education.

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Celebrating student employees of the year

Celebrating student employees of the year

April 20, 2018

Luke Meyerson ’18 and Blake Harriman ’16, ’18W (MS) — student workers in the Department of Political Science and the Medical Center’s Edward G. Miner Library, respectively — are 2018 student employees of the year.

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Augmented reality lets students operate a chemical plant

Augmented reality lets students operate a chemical plant

February 13, 2018

Coffee mugs and popsicle sticks are transformed into chemical reactors as part of an innovative teaching experiment that allows student engineers to simulate reactions in a real-life, sprawling chemical plant.

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All in at East

All in at East

November 16, 2017

In 2014, a Rochester high school was on the brink of closure. Since then, a partnership with the University has helped East High School to forge a new culture and commitment to revival.

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East High School student experiment headed for space station

East High School student experiment headed for space station

August 11, 2017

Students at East High School had their science experiment chosen by a national competition, and they’ll see their experiment take off for the International Space Station.

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One question sparks student’s research around race in America

One question sparks student’s research around race in America

August 3, 2017

Why does racism play a part in motivating some students to go on to college, while it seems to deter others? Winston Scott ’19 is spending his summer preparing a study into how children react when they begin to perceive racism.

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New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

New faculty books examine sustainability, time, and more

May 16, 2017

Each academic year, Rochester faculty members publish books that advance scholarship and investigate questions of broad interest. New Reads offers a selection of some of their most recent work.

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QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

QuadCast: Graduating sisters overcome poverty, racism

April 26, 2017

Egyptian-born sisters Yasmin and Ayaa Elgoharry came to the U.S. aged seven and 11. Having nearly dropped out of high school, they are now each graduating with a master’s in educational leadership from the Warner School of Education.

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Video games and online games breaking boundaries

Video games and online games breaking boundaries

April 25, 2017

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

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