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University earns 2019 EVERFI Impact Award for Sexual Assault Prevention

University earns 2019 EVERFI Impact Award for Sexual Assault Prevention

June 17, 2019

Rochester was one of only five institutions to receive the award, which recognizes a commitment to creating safe and healthy college campuses by implementing evidence-based practices.

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Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

June 14, 2019

Japan’s highest private award for global achievement recognizes Tang’s work in developing thin-film, light-emitting technology now widely used in computers, smartphones, and televisions.

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University again receives high sustainability rating

University again receives high sustainability rating

May 23, 2019

The University of Rochester has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

May 21, 2019

Fox, a novel by Croatian author Dubravka Ugrešić and translated into English by the University’s nonprofit literary translation press, is a finalist for the annual award honoring literature in translation.

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Four high school teachers receive Singer Family Prize

Four high school teachers receive Singer Family Prize

May 20, 2019

A Commencement tradition for the past 12 years, the Singer Family Prize is given to high school teachers who have made a difference in the lives of the seniors who nominate them.

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Celebrating national student award winners for 2018–19

Celebrating national student award winners for 2018–19

May 10, 2019

Meet some of the Rochester students who have earned national honors and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements this year.

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Rochester juniors receive Goldwater Scholarship for science achievement, research promise

Rochester juniors receive Goldwater Scholarship for science achievement, research promise

May 8, 2019

Three members of the University’s Class of 2020 are recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award for undergraduate science majors.

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Rochester students, alumni offered NSF fellowships

Rochester students, alumni offered NSF fellowships

May 7, 2019

Five Rochester graduate students and one undergraduate have been offered National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, providing up to three years of support for students pursuing STEM or social science degrees.

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Medals and teaching awards will honor outstanding achievement at 2019 Commencement

Medals and teaching awards will honor outstanding achievement at 2019 Commencement

May 3, 2019

The University of Rochester will recognize the outstanding contributions of distinguished alumni, educators, and scientists by bestowing the Eastman Medal, Hutchison Medal, and awards for scholarship and teaching.

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