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Rochester faculty newly appointed to named professorships

Rochester faculty newly appointed to named professorships

July 19, 2022

Named professorships are part of a long-standing tradition to celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty as researchers, scholars, and teachers.

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Star struck: Dispatches from the James Webb Space Telescope

Star struck: Dispatches from the James Webb Space Telescope

July 12, 2022

Humanity’s best looks at the universe so far were made possible by the contributions of scientists, engineers, and supporters—including University of Rochester community members.

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Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

March 22, 2022

Donald Hall, dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, has announced that he will be joining the leadership at Binghamton University, effective July 1 of this year.

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Judith Pipher remembered as a trailblazer in the field of infrared astronomy

Judith Pipher remembered as a trailblazer in the field of infrared astronomy

February 25, 2022

The professor emerita, known as the ‘mother of infrared astronomy,’ had a profound impact on research into astronomical phenomena and the origins of the universe and was a pioneer for women in science.

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Eight faculty members appointed to named professorships

Eight faculty members appointed to named professorships

February 15, 2022

Eight additional faculty members at the University were appointed to named professorships during the second half of 2021.

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Named professorships honor contributions of Rochester’s faculty

Named professorships honor contributions of Rochester’s faculty

August 31, 2021

Named positions are part of a long-standing tradition to celebrate the work of Rochester’s faculty as researchers, scholars, and teachers.

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Theodore Brown receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Association for the History of Medicine

Theodore Brown receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Association for the History of Medicine

May 13, 2020

Over the course of his distinguished career, the professor emeritus of history and public health sciences has “advanced the cutting edge of medical historical scholarship and shaped the work of other historians.”

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Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

May 8, 2020

The director of Rochester’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab is one of ten leaders selected to work with the organization on “sparking transformative change to improve health care for all.”

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‘Absurd’ for Fed to leave its policy framework unchanged

‘Absurd’ for Fed to leave its policy framework unchanged

December 9, 2019

Rochester professor of economics Narayana Kocherlakota expects to be disappointed this week, as the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee has signaled that it will make no changes to an eight-year-old policy statement for meeting inflation and unemployment goals.

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Rochester historian takes a role in preserving world cultural heritage

Rochester historian takes a role in preserving world cultural heritage

November 20, 2019

Peter Christensen, an associate professor of art and art history at the University of Rochester, has a new role as a juror advising the United Nations in its work designating UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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