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Board elects five members, honors six life trustees

Board elects five members, honors six life trustees

May 24, 2022

At an in-person May meeting, the University of Rochester Board of Trustees elected five individuals as board members, and recognized six individuals on becoming life trustees.

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Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

May 18, 2022

A leader in science and innovation, Deeney brings to the role his extensive experience running complex operations.

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First institution-wide commencement in decades will celebrate entire Class of 2022

First institution-wide commencement in decades will celebrate entire Class of 2022

May 11, 2022

More than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students will be honored during a ‘one University’ ceremony—the first in nearly three decades—in Fauver Stadium on May 13.

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Global Celebration Committee seeks input from University community on plan to showcase diversity

Global Celebration Committee seeks input from University community on plan to showcase diversity

May 2, 2022

The group will accept submissions through mid-October and make recommendations to President Sarah Mangelsdorf in December.

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Commission’s work a ‘blueprint’ to diversify neuroscience labs and classrooms

Commission’s work a ‘blueprint’ to diversify neuroscience labs and classrooms

April 27, 2022

For two years, the University’s Neuroscience Diversity Commission has worked to create a more inclusive and equitable culture for students, faculty, and researchers.

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Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s  2022 Commencement address

Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s 2022 Commencement address

April 11, 2022

Actor Lance Reddick, who studied classical composition at the Eastman School of Music and is known for roles in HBO’s The Wire and Amazon’s Bosch, will deliver this year’s Commencement address during the University-wide, in-person ceremony on May 13.

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Frederick Douglass Medal to be presented to Northwestern’s dean of communication

Frederick Douglass Medal to be presented to Northwestern’s dean of communication

March 28, 2022

E. Patrick Johnson is recognized for contributions to engaged scholarship and public performance.

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Search underway for Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance and CFO

Search underway for Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance and CFO

March 23, 2022

A committee has been assembled to help with the search for the role, which reports directly to the president.

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Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

March 22, 2022

Donald Hall, dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, has announced that he will be joining the leadership at Binghamton University, effective July 1 of this year.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

March 18, 2022

The funding strengthens the Laser Lab’s significant contributions to national security, scientific education and leadership, and regional innovation and growth.

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