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Archive for November, 2008

Message from the Dean

I’ll begin this post with some exciting news about the University’s Nanosystems Initiative, a multi-million dollar nanotechnology center that’s expected to be fully operational come summer, and will focus on the development of fuel-cell and biosensor research. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter announced last week she had secured $1.6 million in federal funding for the initiative, bringing […]

Message from the Dean

As you may recall, I began last week’s note with a few words on the importance of global collaboration; our personal relationships and professional research are, after all, made more meaningful by outside insights and perspectives. We can learn much from the world beyond our campus, I wrote. Well, this week, I have the great […]

Message from the Dean

Given the number of hours we spend here each week studying (and socializing), it may at times seem as though the University of Rochester, or even the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, is its own discreet world. However, recently an international contingent of scientists converged on campus, reminding us of the tremendous value of […]

Message from the Dean

Just as last week’s memo opened with a description of SEAS’ forthcoming course in nuclear engineering, this week I begin with yet more exciting news on the programmatic front: The University’s latest offering, Archaeology, Engineering and Architecture, promises both an interdepartmental learning experience for students, as well as an enhanced global perspective. Under Program Director […]