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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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Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

September 23, 2019

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, pathbreaking diplomat and bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at an October 24 event at the University of Rochester.

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John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

September 2, 2019

John Tarduno, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, professor of geophysics, and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Nick Vamivakas named dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs

Nick Vamivakas named dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs

July 26, 2019

Vamivakas succeeds Melissa Sturge-Apple as dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.

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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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