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These mentors make a difference for first-generation, minority students

These mentors make a difference for first-generation, minority students

August 8, 2019

Five University of Rochester faculty mentors are the inaugural recipients of a new mentorship award from the University’s David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity.

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Hajim School recognized for efforts to increase diversity

Hajim School recognized for efforts to increase diversity

July 23, 2019

The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is among the first cohort of engineering schools to earn recognition for its diversity initiatives from the American Society for Engineering Education.

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Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

July 10, 2019

Qiang Lin, an expert in integrated quantum photonics and nonlinear nanophotonics at the University of Rochester, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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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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