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University-wide coalition on student mental health and wellness is formed

University-wide coalition on student mental health and wellness is formed

May 5, 2021

The new group will assess the current state of student mental health at Rochester and make recommendations to improve student well-being.

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Salim Alani to retire as executive director of internal audit

Salim Alani to retire as executive director of internal audit

May 4, 2021

Alani has served in the role for more than two decades. Chris Butler will become interim director of the Office of University Audit on August 1.

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Public Safety Chief Mark Fischer to retire at the end of July

Public Safety Chief Mark Fischer to retire at the end of July

April 23, 2021

Fischer has led the University’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) for the past seven years. Deputy Chief Gerald Pickering will become interim chief effective August 1.

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Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

April 20, 2021

This year, five University of Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty.

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University affiliate NextCorps receives federal grant to help create software companies

University affiliate NextCorps receives federal grant to help create software companies

April 16, 2021

The SPRINT Challenge award will benefit students at the University of Rochester and RIT, as NextCorps plans to offer internships with the new software startups.

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Mentoring undergraduates through ‘uncharted territory’ in chemistry research

Mentoring undergraduates through ‘uncharted territory’ in chemistry research

April 14, 2021

Chemistry professor Ignacio Franco is the 2021 recipient of the College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship.

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Search for Rochester’s next provost gets under way

Search for Rochester’s next provost gets under way

April 1, 2021

President Sarah Mangelsdorf has appointed an interim provost and an interim vice president for research along with introducing a new leadership structure.

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Frederick Douglass Institute announces two postdoctoral fellows

Frederick Douglass Institute announces two postdoctoral fellows

March 31, 2021

Mia Alafaireet and Ricardo Milhouse will join the University for the 2021–22 academic year to teach and continue their research.

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University sets tuition rates, financial aid for 2021–22

University sets tuition rates, financial aid for 2021–22

March 14, 2021

The Board of Trustees recently approved the undergraduate and professional school tuition rates for the next academic year.

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CIO Dave Lewis to step down in June

CIO Dave Lewis to step down in June

March 10, 2021

Lewis, the University of Rochester’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer, announces his retirement.

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