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When campaign ads go low, it often works

When campaign ads go low, it often works

November 3, 2016

“Negative campaigning has been around as long as campaigning,” says Simon Business School professor Mitchell Lovett. “It stays around because it works.”

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University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

October 19, 2016

A new lecture and community conversation series, to be held at Brue Coffee on Genesee Street, aims to bring students and the community together for topical conversation.

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6 stops on Bob Dylan’s rise to the top

6 stops on Bob Dylan’s rise to the top

October 13, 2016

His first album was a flop. He was loved in the United Kingdom before the United States. As people around the world start to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday, rock historian John Covach, director of Rochester’s Institute for Popular Music, identifies six stops along the artist’s turbulent rise to the top in the 1960s.

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Meet the newest Admissions counselors

Meet the newest Admissions counselors

October 7, 2016

The University’s six new admissions counselors come from Rochester, Ohio, Florida, New York City—and Jamaica. All six were hired this summer over hundreds who applied. Their task? To find the next group of exceptional University students.

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Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

October 3, 2016

The deadline to register in the state of New York for next month’s election is October 14.

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Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Trio of longtime professors recipients of Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry; Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, are the recipients of the 2016 Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’

October 3, 2016

Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

‘If someone told me my freshman year that I’d become a chemistry professor, I’d have thought they were crazy.’

October 3, 2016

Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

‘My dad was an engineer, but no one could convince me that engineering was what I should do.’

October 3, 2016

Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

September 30, 2016

Established in 2013 and named for the vice president and senior advisor to the president, the Burgett Center promotes cultural awareness and engagement, and educates on issues of identity, culture, and diversity.

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