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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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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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University announces tuition rates, financial aid for 2019-20

University announces tuition rates, financial aid for 2019-20

February 22, 2019

Tuition for University of Rochester undergraduates in the College in academic year 2019-20 will be $55,040, with financial aid rising 6.5% percent over the current year to $146 million. The tuition rate increase is 3.9 percent. Room and board will increase 3.75 percent to $16,470. Tuition for Eastman School of Music undergraduates will increase 3.8 […]

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Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

February 20, 2019

Biologist Nancy Chen and chemist Ellen Matson are among this year’s recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships, recognizing young scientists for their research accomplishments and leadership in the scientific community.

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Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

February 1, 2019

The University will soon ask all students to participate in a climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct, in partnership with the Association of American Universities.

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Karen Chance Mercurius named associate vice president for alumni and constituent relations

Karen Chance Mercurius named associate vice president for alumni and constituent relations

January 13, 2019

In her new role, Chance Mercurius will bring skills honed planning and executing alumni engagement programs for Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Winter weather notifications: Everything you need to know

Winter weather notifications: Everything you need to know

January 10, 2019

Winter has arrived and the University’s emergency preparedness teams are ready with the plans and tools that keep the University operational and community members informed during snowstorms or severe weather.

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Simon School MBA named ‘Program of the Year’ for 2018

Simon School MBA named ‘Program of the Year’ for 2018

January 4, 2019

The MBA program at the Simon Business School, the only program in the US to offer a STEM designation in every area of specialization, has been named the “Program of the Year” for 2018 by Poets & Quants, a leading online news source covering the graduate business education market.

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New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

December 18, 2018

From the beginning, the search for the University’s 11th president was designed to include the voices of as many constituencies as possible—from college students and staff members as well as from top faculty, administrators, and trustees.

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