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Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

October 18, 2019

Three University educators are being recognized as the recipients of the 2019 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Matthew BaileyShea, Ryan Prendergast, and Katherine Schaefer.

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Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

October 18, 2019

“It’s amazing what I learn just from reading my students’ papers,” says Katherine Schaefer, an associate professor of instruction in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

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Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Matthew BaileyShea, in the College’s Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music; Ryan Prendergast, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures; and Katherine Schaefer, in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program are this year’s teaching honorees.

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Two honored as Student Employees of the Year

Two honored as Student Employees of the Year

April 24, 2019

Doctoral student Clara Auclair, who works as a digitization specialist in River Campus Libraries, and Cameron Morgan ’19 (T5), a public speaking fellow in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program were honored during National Student Employment Week.

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‘Real readers’ give Rochester students an edge

‘Real readers’ give Rochester students an edge

November 19, 2018

A unique approach to learning to communicate their professional identity gives Rochester students an opportunity to connect with and learn from alumni, parents, and community members.

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A night to write

A night to write

May 1, 2017

May 1 marks the third annual UR Night to Write. Writing consultants, tutors, and research librarians are on hand at Rush Rhees Library to help answer student questions or share strategies if a writer feels stuck.

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‘5,000 years of writing prompts’

‘5,000 years of writing prompts’

January 23, 2017

In a partnership between the University’s Memorial Art Gallery and the College’s Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program, art objects become teaching tools to help students think and communicate critically.

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