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Reflecting on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Reflecting on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20, 2020

Members of the University of Rochester community lend their voices to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reflecting the power of his message more than fifty years after his death.

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Steve Gonek named fellow of American Mathematical Society

Steve Gonek named fellow of American Mathematical Society

January 13, 2020

Thirty percent of the 20 tenure-track faculty members in the University’s Department of Mathematics are now AMS Fellows.  

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DPS installs new cruise lights for greater community presence

DPS installs new cruise lights for greater community presence

January 10, 2020

The University’s Department of Public Safety is joining a nationwide community policing effort by installing “cruise lights” on their fleet of vehicles, adding to officers’ visibility as they provide service to the University community.

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Donna Strickland appointed to Order of Canada

Donna Strickland appointed to Order of Canada

December 30, 2019

University of Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, has been appointed to the Order of Canada for her “extraordinary contributions to the nation.”

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Anthony Green named chief of staff to the president, secretary to the Board

Anthony Green named chief of staff to the president, secretary to the Board

December 9, 2019

Anthony Green, deputy to the provost since 2016, has been named chief of staff to the president, and secretary to the Board of Trustees. President Sarah Mangelsdorf announced Green’s appointment, which is effective Jan. 1, 2020.

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Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

December 5, 2019

The first co-chairs of the University’s new Genesee Staff Council share two main goals: better communication in the present, and a solid foundation for the future.

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Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

November 26, 2019

Todd Krauss, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Benjamin Miller, Dean’s Professor of Dermatology, are being recognized this year for their “efforts toward advancing scientific applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.”

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Adrienne Morgan named associate vice president in Office of Equity and Inclusion

Adrienne Morgan named associate vice president in Office of Equity and Inclusion

November 25, 2019

Adrienne Morgan, assistant dean for medical education diversity and inclusion in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, will begin her new role as associate vice president on December 2.

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Public Safety’s Purple Box campaign to benefit children, families affected by domestic violence

Public Safety’s Purple Box campaign to benefit children, families affected by domestic violence

November 22, 2019

Now and through December 11, University community members can donate new toys, books, clothing, and other items in the purple drop-off boxes at points across University campuses.

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University of Rochester plans $240 million orthopaedics campus to expand surgical, outpatient care

University of Rochester plans $240 million orthopaedics campus to expand surgical, outpatient care

November 18, 2019

Patients with bone and joint conditions could receive treatment at one of the most comprehensive centers for orthopaedic care in the country upon completion of a medical campus to be built alongside the Marketplace Mall, in a project plan announced today.

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