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Scott Seidman’s ‘particular set of skills’ helped faculty through challenges of distance learning

Scott Seidman’s ‘particular set of skills’ helped faculty through challenges of distance learning

October 22, 2020

The biomedical engineering professor, who is being recognized for undergraduate teaching, says his philosophy is to give students freedom with responsibility.

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Col Raimond named first AS&E staff ombudsperson

Col Raimond named first AS&E staff ombudsperson

September 9, 2020

In the newly created position, Raimond focuses on providing impartial, confidential assistance to Arts, Sciences & Engineering staff in resolving University-related issues or concerns.

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University expands support for low-income, first-generation college students

University expands support for low-income, first-generation college students

September 3, 2020

The University will significantly expand the support services offered to low-income, first-generation college students as a result of a major federal grant administered by the Kearns Center.

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Hajim School Dean Wendi Heinzelman reappointed to five-year term

Hajim School Dean Wendi Heinzelman reappointed to five-year term

July 27, 2020

Under Heinzelman’s direction, the Hajim School has significantly increased research expenditures and added new initiatives in data science, high energy density physics, and augmented and virtual reality, among others.

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As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

June 19, 2020

Time sharing, staggered shifts, and reconfigured spaces are among the adaptations in place as research resumes at Rochester.

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Dr. Chat Bot COVID-19 screenings expanding to non-Medical Center employees, students

Dr. Chat Bot COVID-19 screenings expanding to non-Medical Center employees, students

June 8, 2020

An online tool to screen for COVID-19 symptoms before employees report to work is being phased in University-wide in an effort to prevent new exposures to the illness from occurring on campus.

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Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

October 18, 2019

Three University educators are being recognized as the recipients of the 2019 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Matthew BaileyShea, Ryan Prendergast, and Katherine Schaefer.

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Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

October 18, 2019

“It’s amazing what I learn just from reading my students’ papers,” says Katherine Schaefer, an associate professor of instruction in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

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Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

October 18, 2019

“Teaching students how to teach music theory is especially fun,” says Matthew BaileyShea, an associate professor at the University’s Eastman School of Music and in the College’s Department of Music.

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