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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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Students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

Students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

May 15, 2019

The graduating seniors behind THOR Designs are the first all-female engineering team to compete in a state-wide competition to bring assistive technologies to New Yorkers in the workplace.

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Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

May 3, 2019

A biomedical engineering major and first-generation student, Kharimat Alatise ’19 is ready to pursue her doctorate and “be a role model to first-generation and minority students.”

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Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

Women of invention: How Rochester faculty find success as patent-holders

April 16, 2019

They create novel devices and develop new technologies with global impact. The University of Rochester ranks fourth among US universities in its percentage of international patent holders who are women. What brought these women to the University–and what enables them to thrive?

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Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

Professor’s ‘tinkering’ ways lead to novel drug therapies

April 14, 2019

From a childhood spent tinkering in the Maine woods, associate professor of biomedical engineering Danielle Benoit is now the author or co-author of nine approved or pending patents, mostly focused on the targeted delivery of drug therapies.

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‘Embodies the spirit’ of teaching and mentorship

‘Embodies the spirit’ of teaching and mentorship

April 5, 2019

Danielle Benoit, an associate professor of biomedical engineering who has provided research experiences for more than 80 undergraduates in her lab, is the second recipient of the College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship.

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Faculty recognized for excellence in biomedical engineering

Faculty recognized for excellence in biomedical engineering

April 2, 2019

Three biomedical engineering faculty members–Danielle Benoit, Catherine Kuo, and Amy Lerner–have been inducted as fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

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Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

February 22, 2019

Three teams of Rochester graduates and current students have reached the regional finals of the world’s largest social entrepreneurship competition.

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Center of Excellence funds local businesses improving health care

Center of Excellence funds local businesses improving health care

October 10, 2018

Four grants from the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Data Science are helping companies translate the cutting-edge science of University researchers into improved health care, while also benefiting the region’s economy.

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