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Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

November 26, 2019

Todd Krauss, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Benjamin Miller, Dean’s Professor of Dermatology, are being recognized this year for their “efforts toward advancing scientific applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.”

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Six Rochester graduate students offered National Institutes of Health fellowship grants

Six Rochester graduate students offered National Institutes of Health fellowship grants

November 14, 2019

Five graduate students from the University of Rochester Medical Center and one from the School of Arts and Sciences have been offered National Institutes of Health F31 fellowship grants to support their health-related research.

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National award honors University’s ‘exceptional’ Horticulture and Grounds program

National award honors University’s ‘exceptional’ Horticulture and Grounds program

November 13, 2019

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has recognized the University of Rochester’s Horticulture and Grounds staff with a national award for exceptional grounds maintenance.

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Farm-to-University: Local foods programs support community, sustainability

Farm-to-University: Local foods programs support community, sustainability

October 31, 2019

Autumn’s Harvest Farm is one of the University’s newest local food suppliers, providing sustainable pork, beef, and eggs to campus dining centers. The growth of local and responsible food purchasing has led to recent awards for University Dining Services.

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Adam Frank wins multiple awards for promoting public understanding of science

Adam Frank wins multiple awards for promoting public understanding of science

October 30, 2019

The University of Rochester astrophysicist recently received the American Physical Society’s 2020 Joseph A. Burton Forum Award and his latest book Light of the Stars was awarded the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Award for Science.

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University of Rochester schools of medicine, nursing honored with HEED Excellence in Diversity Award

University of Rochester schools of medicine, nursing honored with HEED Excellence in Diversity Award

October 23, 2019

Two University of Rochester schools have been named recipients of the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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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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Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

October 18, 2019

“We should give students the input and tools to be able to produce knowledge on their own,” says Ryan Prendergast, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

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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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