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2020 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

2020 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

May 13, 2020

The University of Rochester will bestow honorary degrees, medals, and awards to recognize the contributions of distinguished leaders, educators, and humanitarians.

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Grad school interrupted: Students manage remote life while pursuing degrees

Grad school interrupted: Students manage remote life while pursuing degrees

April 27, 2020

Meet eight University of Rochester graduate students whose lives and work have changed dramatically over the last two months.

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Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

April 11, 2020

Modern mechanical ventilators—whose short supply is now at the center of a national debate about the nation’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic—represent a “remarkable journey” of medical technology.

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$1 million HECap grant will enhance School of Nursing academic experience, serve additional students

$1 million HECap grant will enhance School of Nursing academic experience, serve additional students

August 20, 2019

The New York State grant will help fund an expansion to the Loretta C. Ford Education Wing of Helen Wood Hall to create new teaching and learning space.

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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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Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

April 14, 2019

For teens who have lived with asthma their entire lives, Hyekyun Rhee wondered if the gadgets and apps teens love could help them stay on top of their symptoms and take control of their care.

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13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

13 signs your teenager may have an eating disorder

June 1, 2018

In this episode of the Quadcast, Rochester eating disorder specialists share some facts about these illnesses in teens, and advice for parents and caregivers.

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Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

Training brains—young and old, sick and healthy—with virtual reality

February 13, 2018

Rochester researchers are using virtual reality-based brain training to better understand the brain’s plasticity in athletes who have experienced concussions and older adults with mild cognitive impairments. The goal? Improved therapeutic treatments patients can do at home.

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School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

October 10, 2017

More than 1,100 students at East enrolled in the free program in the 2016-17 school year, accessing comprehensive physical and mental health services on the school campus.

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LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

LaRon Nelson selected as AAN fellow

July 11, 2017

Nelson, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He is among a group that will be honored in Washington, DC, this October.

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