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Eight appointed to named professorships

Eight appointed to named professorships

September 22, 2020

Eight University faculty members were appointed to named professorships this fall.

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Three professors earn honors for teaching excellence

Three professors earn honors for teaching excellence

September 18, 2020

Annual Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognize faculty members in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Col Raimond named first AS&E staff ombudsperson

Col Raimond named first AS&E staff ombudsperson

September 9, 2020

In the newly created position, Raimond focuses on providing impartial, confidential assistance to Arts, Sciences & Engineering staff in resolving University-related issues or concerns.

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University expands support for low-income, first-generation college students

University expands support for low-income, first-generation college students

September 3, 2020

The University will significantly expand the support services offered to low-income, first-generation college students as a result of a major federal grant administered by the Kearns Center.

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University recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion

University recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion

September 1, 2020

National award honors the University’s efforts to weave diversity and inclusion “into the work being done every day” across campus.

The University of Rochester has received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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Jeffrey McCune named Frederick Douglass Institute director

Jeffrey McCune named Frederick Douglass Institute director

August 28, 2020

He will bring together people from across academic disciplines to collaborate in the study of the African diaspora and offer programming that promotes African and African American studies at the University.

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University Trustee David Flaum remembered as ‘a great champion’ for the University and community

University Trustee David Flaum remembered as ‘a great champion’ for the University and community

August 21, 2020

University Life Trustee David Flaum is remembered as a generous philanthropist, entrepreneur, and community advocate.

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Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

Rochester scientist David Turnbull receives fusion award

August 16, 2020

Nonprofit research and educational foundation highlights “demonstrated leadership in applying results to laser facilities.”

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Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

Rochester researcher recognized with national award for outstanding vision research

August 16, 2020

National vision research organization recognizes David Williams for his research, the organization’s third consecutive honoree with University of Rochester ties.

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Tina Sturgis named University registrar

Tina Sturgis named University registrar

August 5, 2020

The appointment includes institution-wide responsibilities to better coordinate the functions of a central Registrar’s Office for the institution.

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