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David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

July 8, 2019

Dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering since 2011, Williams stepped down on July 1 to return full time to his research.

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Melissa Sturge-Apple named vice provost and University dean of graduate education

Melissa Sturge-Apple named vice provost and University dean of graduate education

June 6, 2019

Melissa Sturge-Apple ’92, dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs in Arts, Sciences & Engineering and professor of psychology, has been named vice provost and University dean of graduate education.

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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

May 16, 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year’s Commencement ceremonies.

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‘Difference teaches you humility’

‘Difference teaches you humility’

April 3, 2019

Donald Hall was formally installed as the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of the Arts, Sciences & Engineering during an investiture ceremony Wednesday, in which is spoke about how his past experiences inspire him to address the needs of students and faculty who are facing challenges.

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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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Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

February 5, 2019

Angela Davis will be on campus to discuss “The University’s Role in Educating Students to be Engaged Citizens,” is part of the lecture series Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change.

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Meet this year’s winners of the Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Meet this year’s winners of the Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

October 16, 2018

Hayley Clatterbuck, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy; John Lambropoulos, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering; and Michael Jarvis, an associate professor in the Department of History are being recognized for their distinctive teaching accomplishments.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at River Campus

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at River Campus

October 7, 2018

The basketball icon, activist, author, and ambassador, will give the first lecture in a series on “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change,” presented by Donald Hall, the University’s Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Rochester breakthrough in laser science earns Nobel Prize

Rochester breakthrough in laser science earns Nobel Prize

October 2, 2018

University of Rochester doctoral graduate Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD) and former optics faculty member Gérard Mourou shared the Nobel Prize in Physics today for work they undertook at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics. Their breakthrough paved the way for the creating very short and very intense laser pulses now used in a variety of applications, from LASIK eye surgery to the manufacturing of materials used in cell phones.

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