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Developers of bladeless LASIK earn AAAS Golden Goose Award

Developers of bladeless LASIK earn AAAS Golden Goose Award

September 15, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has honored the the contributions of a five-member team, including Nobel Prize–winning researchers Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou, to the field of corrective eye surgery. Strickland and Mourou’s discovery of chirped pulse amplification at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics helped make bladeless LASIK possible.

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CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

August 31, 2022

Six Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most esteemed recognition for early-career faculty members.

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Frederick Douglass Medal to be presented to Northwestern’s dean of communication

Frederick Douglass Medal to be presented to Northwestern’s dean of communication

March 28, 2022

E. Patrick Johnson is recognized for contributions to engaged scholarship and public performance.

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University earns silver rating in recognition of sustainability accomplishments

University earns silver rating in recognition of sustainability accomplishments

March 1, 2022

For the third time in a row, Rochester has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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English professor’s cotranslation of poetry wins PEN American Literary Award

English professor’s cotranslation of poetry wins PEN American Literary Award

February 28, 2022

Everything I Don’t Know, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Grotz and Piotr Sommer, takes top honors for poetry in translation.

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National Academy of Engineering honors Rob Clark

National Academy of Engineering honors Rob Clark

February 10, 2022

Clark is among the 111 newly elected members of the academy, considered one of the highest distinctions for an engineer.

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International vision association honors Susana Marcos

International vision association honors Susana Marcos

February 4, 2022

The Center for Visual Science director has been elected a Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

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At age 80, John Thomas writes new chapter in an illustrious career

At age 80, John Thomas writes new chapter in an illustrious career

January 31, 2022

The Rochester professor emeritus and new American Astronomical Society fellow now explores the brain’s waste disposal system.

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Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

January 26, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has recognized Nicholas Bigelow and Michael Scott for their distinguished efforts to advance science.

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Laura Ackerman Smoller named a fellow of the Medieval Academy of America

Laura Ackerman Smoller named a fellow of the Medieval Academy of America

January 13, 2022

The Rochester historian also wins a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to write her third book.

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