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Laser Lab springboards 100-plus high schoolers to doctoral degrees

Laser Lab springboards 100-plus high schoolers to doctoral degrees

April 5, 2022

During a summer research program, high school students are paired with Rochester scientists to gain real-world experience at one of the nation’s leading laser facilities.

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New York State extends University’s partnership with East High through 2025

New York State extends University’s partnership with East High through 2025

November 15, 2021

The unique university-school partnership, managed through the Warner School of Education, will continue to build on the successes that have transformed the school’s culture and its students’ educational outcomes.

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K–12 leadership churn linked with decreased sharing of research across school districts

K–12 leadership churn linked with decreased sharing of research across school districts

November 12, 2021

The greatest negative impact occurs in lower-performing schools working to improve outcomes for youth, according to Warner School professor Kara Finnigan and her coauthor.

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Future physicists experience research firsthand during internship at Rochester

Future physicists experience research firsthand during internship at Rochester

October 31, 2021

The University of Rochester’s Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) hosted a five-week internship program this summer for area high school students to learn about high-energy-density physics, perform lab experiments, and work on projects with Rochester physics and astronomy graduate students.

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Eastman School of Music alumnus William Warfield honored with sculpture

Eastman School of Music alumnus William Warfield honored with sculpture

October 4, 2021

A bust of singer, actor, and activist William Warfield ’43E, ’46E (MM), ’88 (Honorary) has been installed at the Miller Center Courtyard across from the Eastman School of Music in downtown Rochester, New York. “We are proud to partner with the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and to display this remarkable sculpture by artist Shawn Dunwoody, honoring Mr. Warfield’s legacy to our Eastman community, as well as to Rochester and the world,” says Jamal Rossi, Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School. Learn more about the sculpture and commemorative plaque. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Rochester’s college-in-prison program expands to become western New York’s prison education hub

Rochester’s college-in-prison program expands to become western New York’s prison education hub

September 8, 2021

This year, the University’s prison education program starts courses at Attica, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the prison uprising.

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Report details economic reach of the University

Report details economic reach of the University

September 8, 2021

Latest analysis highlights the University’s role as a “critical engine” with an economic impact that has grown during the past decade and a half.

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Harl Tolbert to lead URVentures

Harl Tolbert to lead URVentures

September 7, 2021

As the associate vice president for URVentures, Harl Tolbert wants to build effective bridges between University of Rochester researchers and commercial partners.

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Pipeline program lets East High students experience life in the lab

Pipeline program lets East High students experience life in the lab

June 30, 2021

Lulu Abdullahi (right), a junior at East High School in the Rochester City School District, practices soldering to repair an experiment component with Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, an assistant professor in the University’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. For six weeks, Abdullahi and a classmate visited campus as part of NeURo East, a new Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience program.

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University affiliate NextCorps receives federal grant to help create software companies

University affiliate NextCorps receives federal grant to help create software companies

April 16, 2021

The SPRINT Challenge award will benefit students at the University of Rochester and RIT, as NextCorps plans to offer internships with the new software startups.

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