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December 01, 2015

A (super)hero’s welcome

Older woman wearing a Superman cape and shirt

Sometimes it takes a superhero to bring about change. For nursing, that superhero is Loretta (Lee) Ford, founding dean of the School of Nursing, whose vision 50 years ago propelled the profession in a new direction and ultimately transformed the health care delivery system. See more on the history of the School of Nursing


Researchers to test new way to protect people from HIV

The new study, led by the University’s HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (also known as the Rochester Victory Alliance), will test an experimental antibody against HIV.

A career ‘with high distinction’

When Ron Paprocki retires in January, he will put the final punctuation on a half century at Rochester and a career that has spanned the administrations of five Rochester presidents.

Commission to examine campus climate

The Presidential Commission on Race and Diversity is charged with assessing the state of the campus climate and offering recommendations for improvement.

In Brief

A roundup of news.

Pump Primer awards help researchers build their case for grants

Pump Primer awards were created to help faculty develop that data in order to seek extramural funding for “bold new research directions.” Pump Primer II awards are typically $1,000 to $20,000 and, in rare instances, as much as $50,000.

Students explore connections between music and visual art

For the first time as part of the Eastman Colloquium, 135 freshman and transfer students from the Eastman School visited the Memorial Art Gallery to explore connections between music and visual art.

Complete mandatory sexual harassment and discrimination training by December 31

The United Educators’ Online Harassment and Discrimination and VAWA Compliance training can be completed through a system called MyPath. All employees must complete the training by December 31, 2015.

In Research

A roundup of research news.

Research News

Making Headlines