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UR grad one of 3 winners of the Nobel Prize for Medicine

A graduate of the University of Rochester Medical School is one of three winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine announced early on Monday. Harvey J....
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Mon, 10/05/2020 - 6:29am
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First Black woman to earn neuroscience Ph.D. from UR continues research through pandemic

Monique Mendes wasn't aware that she was the first Black woman to receive her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester until after she...
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Mon, 08/31/2020 - 7:00am
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Key figure in surgery education, URMC's Dr. Seymour Schwartz has died

Officials at the University of Rochester Medical Center are remembering a beloved and iconic personality from their surgical staff, Dr. Seymour Schwartz...
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Sun, 08/30/2020 - 2:55pm
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Area universities track positive COVID-19 cases among incoming students

Two of the area’s largest universities are releasing details about their ongoing testing for COVID-19. RIT launched its fall semester classes on...
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Wed, 08/19/2020 - 3:41pm
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UR to receive $13 million in federal funding for new Physics Frontiers Center

The National Science Foundation is providing nearly $13 million in federal funding for a new Physics Frontier Center at the University of Rochester....
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Mon, 08/17/2020 - 4:33am
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Connections: Discussing the possible impact of Trump's directive regarding student visas

The Trump administration announced last week it will strip international college students of their U.S. visas if their classes are online. The move,...
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 10:19am
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UR joins legal fight to overturn new international student rules

The president of the University of Rochester announced Friday that the school would file an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit by Harvard University and...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 6:47am
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Connections: Re-imagining the University of Rochester

"Why not take a blank piece of paper and think about how best to conduct education?” That question comes from a new team at the University of Rochester...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:14am
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RIT and UR oppose federal decision to revoke student visas

Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester say they strongly oppose a federal decision that would strip some international...
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:00pm
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University of Rochester, city schools to continue partnership for three more years

The state education department has approved a continued relationship between the University of Rochester and the Rochester City School District. The...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 5:04pm
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