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University of Rochester News (November 21, 2018)

11.21.18: new Warner School dean; 'real readers'; professional women's leadership awards; holiday break; New York Polyphony performance

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News and Announcements

Anand Marri Appointed Dean of the Warner School of Education

Anand Marri smiling in front of a white backgroundAnand Marri, vice president and head of outreach and education at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a professor of social studies and education (research) at Teachers College, Columbia University, has been named dean of the Warner School of Education.

Grant to Fuel Behavioral Health Collaboration in Southern Tier

Three Department of Psychiatry faculty members, along with a community partner in Allegany County, have been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program.

‘Real Readers’ Give Rochester Students an Edge

Alumni, parents, and friends volunteer their time to give students “real world” feedback on resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and other materials students prepare for their portfolios as part of a course on Communicating Your Professional Identity.

Grand Island Man Has Plenty of Reasons to be Grateful

A year ago, Neil Wolfe’s heart was three times the size that it should’ve been. On September 2, he received a new heart in a life-saving surgery by a UR Medicine team.

Nominations Open for Professional Women's Leadership Awards

Submit nominations by Wednesday, December 5, for the Susan B. Anthony Center’s 2019 professional women’s leadership awardsThe Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award honors women who have achieved significant professional stature and influence and have used their experience to help other women advance as leaders. The Emerging Leader Award recognizes female leaders in the early stages of their careers who have strong engagement in the community, show strong leadership ability, and exhibit high potential for collaboration. Nominees should have a strong affiliation with the University.

Bursar's Office Closes Early Today

The Bursar’s Office on the River Campus will close at 3 p.m. today. The office will reopen after the holiday on Monday, November 26, at 8:30 a.m.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Look for the next issue of @Rochester on Monday, November 26. Submissions for Monday’s edition will be accepted until noon today.

Rochester in the News

Antarctic Scientists Begin Hunt for Sky's 'Detergent'

Nature, November 20

By drilling deep into polar ice, a team of scientists co-led by Vasilii Petrenko, an associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, hopes to determine how the sky’s capacity to scrub away some ozone-depleting chemicals and potent greenhouse gases has changed since the Industrial Revolution. The information could help to improve global-warming projections.


Kilbourn Concert Series Presents New York Polyphony

Vocal chamber ensemble New York Polyphony will perform as part of the Kilbourn Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, at the Eastman School of Music.

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