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University Archives exhibition creates an audio-visual time machine

University Archives exhibition creates an audio-visual time machine

November 17, 2022

A collection that includes hundreds of recordings makes it possible to ‘attend’ University of Rochester events from the 1920s to the present.

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Rockin’ and rollin’ at the Palestra

Rockin’ and rollin’ at the Palestra

November 10, 2022

Musical giants from Simon & Garfunkel, Ray Charles, and the Grateful Dead to Bonnie Raitt and Bruce Springsteen have played at Rochester’s iconic gymnasium.

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Alumnus Josh Shapiro elected Pennsylvania’s next governor

Alumnus Josh Shapiro elected Pennsylvania’s next governor

November 9, 2022

Josh Shapiro ’95 has won the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race, making him the first University of Rochester alumnus to be elected a United States governor.

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Meliora Weekend returns in style—and in person

Meliora Weekend returns in style—and in person

October 2, 2022

The University’s annual celebration welcomed thousands of alumni, students, family members, and guests to campus for reunion, homecoming, and family weekend.

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Key information on federal student debt relief programs

Key information on federal student debt relief programs

September 22, 2022

Members of the University community with federal student loans may be eligible for student debt relief.

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Developers of bladeless LASIK earn AAAS Golden Goose Award

Developers of bladeless LASIK earn AAAS Golden Goose Award

September 15, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has honored the the contributions of a five-member team, including Nobel Prize–winning researchers Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou, to the field of corrective eye surgery. Strickland and Mourou’s discovery of chirped pulse amplification at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics helped make bladeless LASIK possible.

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We remember

We remember

September 9, 2022

Midshipmen Charlie Shanks ’24, Nicholas Perry (St. John Fisher ’24), and Miriana Kelly ’26 stand as Rochester’s NROTC unit held its annual vigil at the Meridian on Eastman Quadrangle honoring members of the University community who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Among the nearly 3,000 people who died during the attacks were six University of Rochester alumni: Jeremy Glick ’93; Jean Hoadley Peterson ’69N; Jeffrey Smith ’87, ’88S (MBA); Zhe (Zack) Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA); Aram Iskenderian ’82; and Brendan Dolan ’86. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Wormholes and stains add to backstory of medieval manuscript’s acquisition

Wormholes and stains add to backstory of medieval manuscript’s acquisition

August 8, 2022

The 700-year-old manuscript is the first in a new University of Rochester library collection that honors historian Richard Kaeuper.

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Star struck: Dispatches from the James Webb Space Telescope

Star struck: Dispatches from the James Webb Space Telescope

July 12, 2022

Humanity’s best looks at the universe so far were made possible by the contributions of scientists, engineers, and supporters—including University of Rochester community members.

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Gandhi Institute focuses on youth initiatives to curb violence

Gandhi Institute focuses on youth initiatives to curb violence

April 15, 2022

The University affiliate, offering programs, workshops, and outreach to teach de-escalation practices, enters its fourth decade.

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