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Ibram X. Kendi: ‘The very heartbeat of racism is denial’

Ibram X. Kendi: ‘The very heartbeat of racism is denial’

February 25, 2021

The antiracist activist and author spoke on several current issues at the University’s annual MLK Commemorative Address.

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Room temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

Room temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

February 17, 2021

University mechanical engineering professor Ranga Dias was named to the 2021 Time100 Next list of innovators for his work synthesizing a new superconducting material.

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University leaders share updates for staff

University leaders share updates for staff

February 16, 2021

The Genesee Staff Council invited President Sarah Mangelsdorf and other University leaders to share updates on the institution’s finances, the Career Path Modernization project, campus COVID-19 cases, efforts to vaccinate eligible staff, and other topics.

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inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

February 11, 2021

The virtual version of the annual inspireDANCE festival welcomes everyone to learn new dance styles for free from top choreographers and instructors.

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Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

October 18, 2019

“We should give students the input and tools to be able to produce knowledge on their own,” says Ryan Prendergast, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

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Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

October 18, 2019

“It’s amazing what I learn just from reading my students’ papers,” says Katherine Schaefer, an associate professor of instruction in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

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Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

October 18, 2019

“Teaching students how to teach music theory is especially fun,” says Matthew BaileyShea, an associate professor at the University’s Eastman School of Music and in the College’s Department of Music.

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A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

July 23, 2019

An internationally renowned art and cultural critic, theorist, curator, and activist, Rochester professor Douglas Crimp created work important to thinkers across the arts and humanities.

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A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

A path to invention from fashion, to Peace Corps, to medicine

April 14, 2019

Assistant professor Paula Doyle has gone from a Paris fashion house to the rain forests of Papua New Guinea to the operating room, where a challenging robotic surgery led to the invention of a novel surgical “flashlight.”

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Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

April 14, 2019

From a childhood spent tinkering in the Maine woods, associate professor of biomedical engineering Danielle Benoit is now the author or co-author of nine approved or pending patents, mostly focused on the targeted delivery of drug therapies.

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