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Search for Simon dean under way

Search for Simon dean under way

October 22, 2019

A University committee has been appointed to begin a national search for the next dean of the Simon Business School.

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President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

October 3, 2019

The University of Rochester community will celebrate the inauguration of Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, president and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor, as part of Meliora Weekend. The centerpiece of the inauguration will be a public convocation ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, where Mangelsdorf will be officially installed as University president.

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Off and running: Sarah Mangelsdorf sets her own presidential tone

Off and running: Sarah Mangelsdorf sets her own presidential tone

September 29, 2019

For nearly three months now, the new president of the University of Rochester—who will be formally invested in her role at her October 4 inauguration—has been getting acquainted with University, and one of her consistent themes is her intention to remain a curious, visible, and accessible leader.

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A ceremonial start

A ceremonial start

September 23, 2019

For generations, three ritual objects—the charter, the seal, and the mace—have been the centerpiece of the presidential inaugural ceremony. These same insignia have invested authority in presidents with wide-ranging leadership styles, each of whom has also shaped his own ceremony—as the 11th University president, Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, will do with her ceremony on October 4.

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Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Matthew BaileyShea, in the College’s Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music; Ryan Prendergast, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures; and Katherine Schaefer, in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program are this year’s teaching honorees.

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University revises Code of Conduct and Whistleblower Policy

University revises Code of Conduct and Whistleblower Policy

September 10, 2019

As part of advancing a Culture of Respect and the institution-wide Vision and Values, the Code has been adopted to guide the University community in adhering to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.

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John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

September 2, 2019

John Tarduno, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, professor of geophysics, and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

August 28, 2019

The professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of 20 faculty members nationwide who have been selected for the IAspire Leadership Academy, a program aimed at building diversity in STEM fields.

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Sina Ghaemmaghami named new director of undergraduate research

Sina Ghaemmaghami named new director of undergraduate research

August 28, 2019

Sina Ghaemmaghami, an associate professor of biology who joined the University of Rochester in 2012, has been appointed the director of undergraduate research.

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Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

August 27, 2019

The grant will support research in the growing, multidisciplinary field of Quantum Information Science (QIS), the foundation for the next generation of computing and information processing.

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