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President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

President Sarah Mangelsdorf’s inauguration is set

October 3, 2019

The University of Rochester community will celebrate the inauguration of Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, president and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor, as part of Meliora Weekend. The centerpiece of the inauguration will be a public convocation ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, where Mangelsdorf will be officially installed as University president.

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Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

May 15, 2019

For their capstone project, a senior design team has built a demonstration model for museum audiences of the Nobel Prize-winning laser technology developed by Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD).

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Rochester can become US growth engine, says MIT economist

Rochester can become US growth engine, says MIT economist

April 8, 2019

In his latest book, Jon Gruber puts Rochester at the top of the list of 102 cities poised to become next generation tech hubs. The MIT economist will host a panel discussion on Rochester’s potential to jump-start America.

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Fairchild Award recognizes literature in translation

Fairchild Award recognizes literature in translation

March 28, 2019

Kaija Straumanis ’12 (MA) has received the Lillian Fairchild Award—which recognizes artists for their commitment to the Rochester community—for her work bringing world literature to new audiences.

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April activities to focus on sexual assault awareness, prevention

April activities to focus on sexual assault awareness, prevention

March 28, 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the University’s Title IX Office is hosting a number of events to inform the community of the resources available.

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Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

February 11, 2019

The toy prototype developed by a team of chemical engineering students is adapted for use by children of all abilities during a hospital stay.

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UR Medicine, community pediatricians team up to encourage vaccinations

UR Medicine, community pediatricians team up to encourage vaccinations

February 7, 2019

In the wake of the measles cases that have arisen in the Rochester area over the past several weeks, pediatricians throughout the region have collaborated on a video in the hopes of spreading awareness about the benefits of vaccination.

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Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research

Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research

January 25, 2019

Two high school seniors have been designated as Scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search for research they carried out last summer at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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Public health joins dance to put arts into action

Public health joins dance to put arts into action

January 10, 2019

In an effort to understand how to initiate change in a community, students in an Arts and Activism course, and their counterparts in an Environmental Health and Justice course, met up in Rochester dance studio to create some new moves.

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An officer and an organ donor

An officer and an organ donor

November 12, 2018

Lieutenant Dan Schermerhorn Jr. works the day shift. Peace Officer Paul Wlosinski works nights. The two Department of Public Safety colleagues are forever connected by an act of generosity that gave Schermerhorn a second chance.

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