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University of Rochester reimagines its future

University of Rochester reimagines its future

July 9, 2020

A new initiative asks the University community to reimagine the institution “from square one,” drawing on the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and financial challenges.

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Faculty recognized as AS&E data science fellows

Faculty recognized as AS&E data science fellows

July 2, 2020

Physicist Gourab Ghoshal and electrical and computer engineer Gonzalo Mateos received alumni-supported fellowships to use data science in exploring their fields.

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As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

June 19, 2020

Time sharing, staggered shifts, and reconfigured spaces are among the adaptations in place as research resumes at Rochester.

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Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

June 11, 2020

Online questionnaire asks citizens to voluntarily report symptoms, providing important information that may allow policymakers to address outbreaks by zip code.

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How Dr. Chat Bot evolved into a regionwide COVID-19 tracking tool

How Dr. Chat Bot evolved into a regionwide COVID-19 tracking tool

June 11, 2020

Members of an innovative technology and mobile applications lab at the Medical Center worked overtime to develop a state-of-the-art tool to help monitor the spread of coronavirus.

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University recognizes graduate students for excellence as teachers, mentors

University recognizes graduate students for excellence as teachers, mentors

June 9, 2020

The 2020 recipients of the Edward Peck Curtis Awards for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student were recognized for their work in teaching and mentoring undergraduates.

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Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

May 20, 2020

Strong Memorial Hospital reaches a milestone as organ transplant surgeries continue to take place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

May 11, 2020

According to a new study by data scientists, social distancing measures like closing schools and restaurants sharply decreased the doubling rate of confirmed cases, but COVID-19 is still spreading.

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Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

May 8, 2020

The director of Rochester’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab is one of ten leaders selected to work with the organization on “sparking transformative change to improve health care for all.”

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This year’s Art of Science competition a welcome respite from COVID-19

This year’s Art of Science competition a welcome respite from COVID-19

May 7, 2020

A student’s dazzling image of recrystallized urea, viewed under a microscope and shot with an iPhone, takes the top prize in the annual Art of Science competition.

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