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Two honored with Presidential Diversity Awards

Two honored with Presidential Diversity Awards

January 24, 2020

Kit Miller, director of the MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, and Caroline Nestro ’18W (PhD), a senior associate in the Department of Psychiatry, are the recipients of the 2020 Presidential Diversity Award. 

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Robert Alexander to join University of Rochester as dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management

Robert Alexander to join University of Rochester as dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management

January 14, 2020

Alexander is vice president for enrollment and communications at Millsaps College, a nationally ranked private liberal arts institution in Jackson, Mississippi. He will begin at the University on June 1.

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Steve Gonek named fellow of American Mathematical Society

Steve Gonek named fellow of American Mathematical Society

January 13, 2020

Thirty percent of the 20 tenure-track faculty members in the University’s Department of Mathematics are now AMS Fellows.  

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DPS installs new cruise lights for greater community presence

DPS installs new cruise lights for greater community presence

January 10, 2020

The University’s Department of Public Safety is joining a nationwide community policing effort by installing “cruise lights” on their fleet of vehicles, adding to officers’ visibility as they provide service to the University community.

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Donna Strickland appointed to Order of Canada

Donna Strickland appointed to Order of Canada

December 30, 2019

University of Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, has been appointed to the Order of Canada for her “extraordinary contributions to the nation.”

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Anthony Green named chief of staff to the president, secretary to the Board

Anthony Green named chief of staff to the president, secretary to the Board

December 9, 2019

Anthony Green, deputy to the provost since 2016, has been named chief of staff to the president, and secretary to the Board of Trustees. President Sarah Mangelsdorf announced Green’s appointment, which is effective Jan. 1, 2020.

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Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

December 5, 2019

The first co-chairs of the University’s new Genesee Staff Council share two main goals: better communication in the present, and a solid foundation for the future.

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Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

November 27, 2019

Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years. The Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professorship was named to honor his deep appreciation for music and its power to transform lives,

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Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

November 26, 2019

Todd Krauss, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Benjamin Miller, Dean’s Professor of Dermatology, are being recognized this year for their “efforts toward advancing scientific applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.”

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