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What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

What will it take to restore the economy after COVID-19?

June 19, 2020

Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics, says the prospects for economic recovery depend on how effectively we can combat COVID-19.

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Susan B. Anthony Center director selected for national fellowship

Susan B. Anthony Center director selected for national fellowship

June 12, 2020

Psychiatry professor Catherine (Kate) Cerulli will work with national health and health policy leaders as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow.

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University prison education initiative awarded major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

University prison education initiative awarded major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

June 12, 2020

The University’s cornerstone prison education initiative receives a $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to expand and further develop its programming.

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Expert team creates training manual to help providers recognize fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Expert team creates training manual to help providers recognize fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

June 12, 2020

University of Rochester experts have helped develop a handbook for health care providers to recognize and diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

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Graduating students: Lean on University community

Graduating students: Lean on University community

June 9, 2020

University of Rochester students graduating in a recession need to cast a wide net and lean on the University community during the search process, says Greene Center executive director Joe Testani.

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Why ‘playing hard to get’ may actually work

Why ‘playing hard to get’ may actually work

June 8, 2020

“Playing hard to get makes it seem as if you are more in demand—we call that having higher mate value,” says Harry Reis, a University of Rochester psychologist who collaborated on a new study that examined the mating strategy.

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A  ‘different kind of wonder’

A ‘different kind of wonder’

May 27, 2020

The European Renaissance’s engagement with the Arctic is a little-known chapter of history but a relevant one today, when the region once again has become a site of anxious attention.

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‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

‘For some of us, every day is Memorial Day’

May 21, 2020

Members of the University of Rochester community have served in the United States military—and lost their lives in that service—almost since the University was founded in 1850.

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Reading your partner’s emotions correctly when it matters

Reading your partner’s emotions correctly when it matters

May 19, 2020

A new study shows that couples who accurately perceive appeasement emotions, such as embarrassment, have better relationships than those who feel anger or contempt.

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Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

May 14, 2020

Rochester economist Lisa Kahn says multiple factors—not just stay-at-home orders—combined to generate the recent collapse in the labor market.

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