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University of Rochester again named a top Fulbright producer

University of Rochester again named a top Fulbright producer

February 24, 2021

Nine Rochester students and two alumni were offered grants in the national competition that draws thousands of applicants each year.

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University commits to $15 minimum wage by 2022 as part of RMAPI efforts

University commits to $15 minimum wage by 2022 as part of RMAPI efforts

February 17, 2021

As the region’s largest employer and a member of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, the University is announcing its commitment to set its minimum wage at $15 per hour by December 2022.

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Lynne Maquat awarded 2021 Wolf Prize in Medicine

Lynne Maquat awarded 2021 Wolf Prize in Medicine

February 12, 2021

Maquat, the founding director of the University’s Center for RNA Biology, was selected for “fundamental discoveries in RNA biology that have the potential to better human lives.”

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Presidential historian, author Michael Beschloss to speak to University community

Presidential historian, author Michael Beschloss to speak to University community

February 12, 2021

The author and noted observer of American political leadership will discuss what makes a great US president as part of the University’s Difficult Conversations series.

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Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

Susana Marcos to lead Center for Visual Science

February 11, 2021

Internationally recognized pioneer in vision science and its applications is named the next director of one of the University’s most highly regarded research centers.

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University libraries’ Mavrinac era coming to a close

University libraries’ Mavrinac era coming to a close

February 10, 2021

Nationally recognized as a leader among research libraries, Mary Ann Mavrinac transformed River Campus resources and spaces.

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Medical Center to launch new brain aging research center

Medical Center to launch new brain aging research center

February 8, 2021

The NIH-funded Network for Emotional Well-Being (NEW) and Brain Aging will support research into the relationship between emotional well-being and dementia-related diseases.

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School of Nursing renames research support office in memory of Harriet Kitzman

School of Nursing renames research support office in memory of Harriet Kitzman

February 8, 2021

Kitzman, who passed away in March 2020, served the School of Nursing in many roles over a 45-year period, but she was most associated with its research mission.

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Named positions celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty

Named positions celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty

February 8, 2021

The University’s Board of Trustees recently appointed eleven faculty members to named professorships in honor of their work as researchers, scholars, and teachers.

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Simon School earns top rank for diverse MBA program

Simon School earns top rank for diverse MBA program

February 4, 2021

Simon is No. 1 for MBA diversity among top 50 business schools, according to US News & World Report.

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