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Colleagues remember history professor emeritus Dean A. Miller

Colleagues remember history professor emeritus Dean A. Miller

April 3, 2019

Friends and colleagues are remembering Dean A. Miller, a professor emeritus of history with a secondary appointment in religion and classics, for his 30-year career at Rochester, and for his scholarship, character, and generosity.

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Faculty recognized for excellence in biomedical engineering

Faculty recognized for excellence in biomedical engineering

April 2, 2019

Three biomedical engineering faculty members–Danielle Benoit, Catherine Kuo, and Amy Lerner–have been inducted as fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

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April activities to focus on sexual assault awareness, prevention

April activities to focus on sexual assault awareness, prevention

March 28, 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the University’s Title IX Office is hosting a number of events to inform the community of the resources available.

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University earns Advanced designation for sexual misconduct prevention programs

University earns Advanced designation for sexual misconduct prevention programs

March 22, 2019

The Campus Prevention Network (CPN) recently ranked the University’s sexual assault prevention efforts in the “Advanced” category for its programming, critical processes, and institutionalization.

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University General Counsel Gail Norris to retire

University General Counsel Gail Norris to retire

March 11, 2019

Gail Norris, who has served as vice president and general counsel for the University since 2012 and senior counsel since 2005, has announced she plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year.

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Nobel Prize recipient, alumna Donna Strickland to deliver 2019 College Commencement Address

Nobel Prize recipient, alumna Donna Strickland to deliver 2019 College Commencement Address

March 4, 2019

Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), pioneer in the field of pulsed lasers and a 2018 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics, will deliver the 169th College commencement address on Sunday, May 19.

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Celebrating women’s history

Celebrating women’s history

March 1, 2019

Throughout March, campus organizations are sponsoring art exhibitions, lectures, films, book readings, and performances to celebrate and remember women’s history.

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Three appointed to named professorships

Three appointed to named professorships

February 25, 2019

Thu Le, professor of medicine; Paula Vertino, professor of biomedical genetics; and David Herrmann, professor of neurology; have each been recently appointed to named professorships.

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UR Medicine, community pediatricians team up to encourage vaccinations

UR Medicine, community pediatricians team up to encourage vaccinations

February 7, 2019

In the wake of the measles cases that have arisen in the Rochester area over the past several weeks, pediatricians throughout the region have collaborated on a video in the hopes of spreading awareness about the benefits of vaccination.

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