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Conductor inspires UR students to challenge selves, society

Conductor Dr. Rachel Waddell describes music as a “performing tool to bring people together.” She views her work with the orchestras at the University...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:20pm
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When sarcasm in the classroom builds bridges

If delivered in the right way, sarcasm has a constructive purpose in the classroom, according to a recent study from the University of Rochester. Joanne...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:11am
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Nobel Prize recipient and former UR researcher to deliver commencement address in Rochester

A Nobel Prize recipient, who received her doctorate from the University of Rochester, will deliver the university’s commencement address in May. Last...
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Tue, 03/05/2019 - 6:00pm
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UR names Sarah Mangelsdorf as its next president

The University of Rochester has named a new president. On Monday morning, UR announced that Sarah Mangelsdorf, currently the provost at the University...
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Mon, 12/17/2018 - 7:15am
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University of Rochester releases data on diversity, bias and sexual misconduct

The University of Rochester has released new reports on Diversity and Inclusion , Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response , and Bias Related incidents...
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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:13pm
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$10 million in gifts committed to the Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music says that two gifts announced this week which total $10 million, will help support faculty and students at that music school...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 1:17pm
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NYS awards $1 million each to RIT & UR in clean energy competition

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that New York State is awarding $1 million each to the University of Rochester, RIT and Suffolk County Community College on...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 9:46am
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Nobel economics prize winner had taught at UR

(WXXI News and AP) There is another Nobel Prize-Rochester connection. On Monday, it was announced that two researchers at American universities have...
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Mon, 10/08/2018 - 7:17pm
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2 of the 3 winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics have UR connections

( WXXI News & AP) There are Rochester connections for 2 of the 3 winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics which was announced early Tuesday. Three...
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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:19am
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Longtime UR and Rochester community leader Paul Burgett has died

A well-known figure in the University of Rochester community has died. Paul Burgett died Wednesday after a brief illness, he was 72.
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Fri, 08/24/2018 - 7:45am
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