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Eastman School alumni take home Grammy awards

Eastman School alumni take home Grammy awards

March 20, 2021

Three Eastman School alumni were winners at the 63rd Grammy Awards. A composition by the late Christopher Rouse, who taught at Eastman from 1981 to 2002, also garnered an award.

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Lynne Maquat awarded 2021 Wolf Prize in Medicine

Lynne Maquat awarded 2021 Wolf Prize in Medicine

February 12, 2021

Maquat, the founding director of the University’s Center for RNA Biology, was selected for “fundamental discoveries in RNA biology that have the potential to better human lives.”

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Laser Lab scientist honored for fusion and plasma research

Laser Lab scientist honored for fusion and plasma research

January 14, 2021

Dustin Froula received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, one of the most respected awards given by the US Department of Energy, for his research.

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Humor writer Melissa Balmain honored by Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop

Humor writer Melissa Balmain honored by Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop

December 9, 2020

An adjunct instructor in the University of Rochester’s English department, Melissa Balmain is the Humor Writer of the Month this December.

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Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2020

The director of the Center for Freeform Optics holds more than 50 patents and is considered a pioneer in optical applications in augmented and virtual reality.

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Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

November 24, 2020

James Allen, professor in the Department of Computer Science, is being recognized for his “broad contributions to artificial intelligence and natural language understanding.”

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Rochester historian recognized with third book award

Rochester historian recognized with third book award

November 6, 2020

Brianna Theobald scores unusual ‘hat trick’ of academic accolades for her book on Native women’s reproductive histories and activism.

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Tanya Bakhmetyeva ’06 (PhD) is a teacher and teammate in the classroom

Tanya Bakhmetyeva ’06 (PhD) is a teacher and teammate in the classroom

October 22, 2020

The associate professor of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies believes in empowering students through experiential learning.

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Rudi Fasan is a chemistry professor with all the elements of success

Rudi Fasan is a chemistry professor with all the elements of success

October 22, 2020

Fasan is being recognized for his commitment to training undergraduates to perform biological and organic chemistry research in the lab.

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