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Four faculty members selected as the first ‘Zero-Cost Heroes’ for Open Education Week
This year’s Zero-Cost Heroes are Dr. Nancy Chin (Public Health), Dr. Julie Papaioannou (French), Dr. Jonathan Holz (Biology), and Dr. Joshua Dubler (Political Science and Religion).
UR Professor Ranga Dias has brought the world one step closer to hoverboards and magnetic levitation trains
Superconductors have been around since the beginning of the 20th century and scientists have been working for years to bring them up to room temperature. In the last five years, Dias and his team have advanced that research significantly.
Eastman School of Music named Yamaha Institution of Excellence
UR’s Eastman School of Music has been named a Yamaha Institution of Excellence alongside 9 other colleges and universities in an inaugural annual award.
UHS conducts more COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests for spring semester
To up their surveillance abilities, UR is conducting more Rapid Antigen Tests instead of just RT-PCR tests this spring.
Reforms passed to the Board on Academic Honesty
The main reform includes a change to the student and faculty representation. Previously, the Hearing Board consisted of three professors and two student representatives. The Board now consists of two professors and two student representatives.
UR provides physical study spaces for remote Chinese students
“It would be ideal to offer this to all students everywhere, and each location must be evaluated individually,”Gatewood said. “[But right now], we wanted to try it in a place where we could work quickly.”
URMC presentation talks racism in the medical world
Though “white people can suffer from racial prejudice,” Cullen said, “white people cannot suffer from racism or be subjected to racism.”
UR offers free COVID-19 testing to students participating in recent protests
According to Dudman, as of Sept. 17, 102 students participating in protests have been tested for COVID-19 through this free testing scheme.